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Social security is a lot more than just a program to provide retirement income for older Americans. There’s a Social Security program that pays disability benefits based on your work history, which can provide a valuable inflation-protected income stream if you become unable to work....

The laws governing business organizations are complicated. Be sure you have competent representation before you proceed. Corporate laws are very complicated to understand and they vary with the type of business structure that you choose to start. It is important that entrepreneurs understand the basics...

A legal separation is an alternative to divorce and changes marital obligations towards your spouse. A divorce permanently ends the marital relationship. Property and debts are divided by the court, child custody, child support, and alimony issues are resolved through a divorce. Because there are advantages...

Wrongful death is a civil claim filed against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action. Wrongful death claims allow the estate and/or those close to a deceased person to file a lawsuit against the...

You are entitled to Social Security Disability (also known as SSD) when you are no longer capable of performing a significant amount of work because of a notable physical or mental illness.  The medical condition is expected to last for a minimum of 12 months...

Car accidents happen every day. Driving to work, to school, on a road trip, or around the block to the grocery store. Car accidents happen when you least expect them to. You may know the road and be familiar with every pothole and speed bump...

You suffered serious injuries and are seeking compensation for your losses and damages, what do you do next? Trying to claim the compensation on your own can be daunting. A step to take in this situation is to hire a personal injury lawyer. You could...

Every year, the SSA (Social Security Administration) receives thousands of applications claiming SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits, and approximately 70% of these applications get rejected at the very first stage.  Completing the Social Security Administration’s appeals process is a...

The decision to put your loved one in a nursing home is difficult.  Nursing homes are designed to provide nursing and medical care to injured, elderly, and disabled individuals.  The expectation is that each and every facility would act with our loved ones’ best interests...

Injuries suffered in car accidents are often severe and life-changing. It is vital that you take the proper action to protect your rights and interests after suffering any injury. Seeking experienced legal advice to protect these rights and interests is essential following the accident. Working with an...