How To Make Sure Your Consultative Exam For Social Security Goes Well

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Sometimes, people with disabilities still get refused for Social Security benefits. If you have a case going on that has been denied and is in appeal, chances are good that you will have prove your medical issues through an exam by an independent doctor. Sometimes you will also need an exam in the initial stage of your application, usually because you haven't been seen by a doctor in some time or medical evidence of your disability does not meet certain guidelines.

23 July 2015

Protecting Your Home From Contractor Liens

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Did you know that choosing the wrong roofing contractor for your home can lead to something much worse than a poor roofing job? The sad truth is that you could actually lose your home if the contractor is negligent in paying for his or her expenses. When this happens, you could receive a notice of lien and your home could be auctioned to pay for the expenses that the contractor failed to pay.

6 July 2015

Don't Make These Financial Mistakes in Your Divorce

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If you are getting divorced, you have a lot of issues on your mind, and dealing with finances is no doubt a prominent issue. This important area should not take a back seat; mistakes made at this time could haunt you for many years and impact you and your children. Here is more information about common financial mistakes people make in divorce and how to avoid them. 1.  Failing to Gather Information Quickly

19 June 2015

3 Things You Need To Know About Leasing Commerical Real Estate

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Many people choose to lease commercial real estate. This is a great choice if you own your own business and need an office space, but don't feel like you can buy. Additionally, you may not want a space for the long run, so it is easier to just lease until you can decide what is best for your company. If you choose to rent commercial real estate there are a couple things you should know.

5 June 2015

Nervous About Your Deposition? Here Are Some Simple Tips To Help You Prepare

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If you have a workers' compensation case and you have hired an attorney – you've made a great choice. However, hiring an attorney is only the first step. Before bringing finality to your claim, there are various stages through which your case must progress, including a deposition. For most, the thought of being grilled by another attorney makes them break out into a sweat; however, you can successfully complete your deposition without stress.

20 May 2015

3 Reasons To Use A Trust With Your Estate Plan

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Many people think that when they go to do their estate planning that they should get a will instead of a trust. This is simply not the case.  will is important, you should only put the guardianship of minor children in a will. Everything else, especially that pertaining to money, should go in your trust. Here are a couple things you need to know about a trust. 1. A Trust Helps You Get Your Money Faster

30 April 2015

Can You Sue a Landlord for Foreclosing on Your Rental?

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One frequently overlooked victim in foreclosures are the renters who often find themselves caught in the middle of the tug of war between property owners and mortgage lenders. Although a few laws have been put in place to protect renters when their landlords lose possession of their homes, there are times when the sudden change in ownership can cause renters to suffer losses as a result. If this occurs, you may be able to sue your landlord and recover compensation for those damages.

15 April 2015

Demystifying Social Security Supplemental Income and Survivor's Benefit

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The Social Security Administration manages social security income and supplemental security income. Social security recipients get benefits regardless of their income. But, you might need the services of a social security attorney for SSI benefits, because SSI recipients must meet strict income guidelines.  Benefits Overview The Administration pays social security benefits from a trust account funded by social security taxes. Recipients are eligible for benefits if they worked long enough to pay into the social security program.

7 April 2015

4 Common Mistakes Employees Make When Documenting Injuries


Are you an employee who was injured on the job? When injured, most people are in shock and don't think clearly—and this can lead to a lot of problems when trying to document their injury. Documentation is an essential part of a workers compensation claim; it will control not only whether your claim is approved but also the extent to which the claim is approved. Here are some common mistakes and how to avoid them.

27 March 2015

Denied Workers Compensation: A Hostile Work Environment Is Grounds To Quit And Receive Benefits

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Workers compensation is insurance for workers. Employers pay into the system, and when an employee is fired, laid off, or quits, they may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. When you collect these benefits, premiums for this insurance will rise for your employer. It is in the best interests of the employer to deny your claim, so that they don't have to pay more money for the insurance. When You Have Quit Your Job

17 March 2015