Each year in the United States, there are about 500,000 truck accidents and nearly 5,000 people a year getting killed in accidents involving trucks. Not all of these accidents are caused by truck drivers, however, there are some things that truckers can do to reduce the numbers of these types of accidents. One of the first things a truck driver can do is to recognize these three common causes of truck accidents and find ways to avoid them. [Read More]
How Can Intestate Succession Impact Your Estate?
Ideally, everyone should take time to make plans for their estate before it is too late. Unfortunately, not everyone does. If you have not completed your estate planning, it is important that you understand what could possibly happen with your assets after your death. What Is Intestate Succession? Each state practices intestate succession. Intestate succession is a plan that the state laws outline for distributing assets after someone dies without a will. [Read More]
3 Questions Answered About A Wrongful Death Claim
Dealing with the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another individual or business can be devastating. It's ideal to work to get the justice you deserve by filing a wrongful death claim if possible. However, there are certain criteria that must be met. It's in your best interest to have some questions answered about this unfortunate situation before taking legal action. Question #1: What qualifies as wrongful death? [Read More]
A Different Kind Of Medical Exam: What To Know About SSD Consultative Exams
The federal government provides a valuable resource for those unable to work at their jobs because of a qualifying medical condition. Social Security Disability (SSD) allows people who have paid into the system by working enough and earning enough to stop working and earn monthly benefits. For some claimants, the application process may involve a request by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to undergo a medical exam. The consultative medical exam (CME) often becomes part of the application process when you have not received medical care for your condition or have not provided enough medical proof of your condition. [Read More]