Live In An Area With A Lot Of Dogs? What You Need To Know About Canine Attacks

11 May 2016
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If you suffer from cynophobia, a fear of dogs, or live in an area where there are a lot of off-leash canines, you may worry about getting bitten by one of the animals. Your fears are not unwarranted, as approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur every year. If you want to make sure that you and your family are prepared for dealing with dogs that turn hostile, the following guide can serve as your primer. Read More 

Understanding Personal Injury Settlements

5 April 2016
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If you are like most people, you have probably read about personal injury case settlements in the news and secretly thought the person was awarded a lot of money for a simple injury. So it may surprise you to learn that people who win a personal injury settlement don't really receive the large settlement reported in the papers. If you or someone you know is involved in a personal injury claim, expect the final award to you to be much lower than the reported settlement. Read More 

Medical Malpractice For A Defective Dental Implant: What Evidence Would You Need?

14 March 2016
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Thousands of Americans successfully undergo dental surgery to install implants every year, and these implants offer practical and esthetic benefits to people with missing teeth. Unfortunately, some people with implants undergo considerable pain and suffering because a dentist failed to install the implant properly. If you believe your dental implant failed because your dentist did something wrong, learn more about the four main types of evidence you will need to have to successfully file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Read More 

Know Your Responsibilities During Your Workers’ Compensation Benefit Period

1 February 2016
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If you have been injured on the job, you are usually entitled toworkers' compensation benefits. These benefits provide a percentage of your income while you are unable to work, and they will also cover the medical care associated with your injury. The benefits are paid by a workers' compensation insurance company, not by your employer (your employer pays the premiums to the insurance company). While the insurance company will be handling most of the paperwork, you have responsibilities that you must meet to be sure that your claims are paid and that you receive appropriate compensation. Read More 

Denied SS Benefits For Earning Too Much Income? Here’s What You’ll Need To Know

30 January 2016
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There are plenty of reasons why you may be denied your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Having too much income is one of the most common reasons you could be denied benefits. To understand why, it's important to know what the income limits are and how certain activities could count against you when assessing your benefit eligibility. Understanding SGA The Social Security Administration (SSA) usually determines SSDI and SSI eligibility according to an applicant's ability to earn a living by performing significant physical or mental activities, also known as " Read More