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Disability Backpay: What You Need to Know

Pursuing benefits from the Social Security Administration for disability can be an unfortunately long process, especially for those who are in dire need. Fortunately, in many cases, it is possible to get retroactive benefits based on your initial filing date. These benefits may not go all the way back to your date of filing but they can help you with …

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How Do Product Liability Claims Work?

Product Liability is a legal concept that holds manufacturers responsible for the safety of the products they produce. It can range from electronics to personal beauty products to prescription medications and more. Each case has unique factors and requires a special approach. There are, however, certain common legal theories that help to pursue damages. Learn about the legal theories involved with …

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What Benefits Can You Get Under Social Security?

Most people, when they think about Social Security, think of it as a retirement benefit. This is certainly a major use for this fund, but it also exists to help people in a range of other situations and provides vital benefits to millions of people every year. You may not be aware of the benefits you can collect for disability, …

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Why You Should Have a Police Report Filed After a Car Accident

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in which you are not at fault, an official police report can help you in your personal injury case. Of course, in addition to a police report, you will want to consult a qualified attorney to help you with your case. If your case goes to court, police reports often become inadmissible, …

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Is It Possible to Sue Over Food Poisoning?

Getting ill from a foodborne pathogen is an utterly miserable experience, easily on par with a horrible case of the flu. Even when it lasts only a few days, it can be crippling in intensity. Many people turn to the idea of filing a lawsuit against restaurants to get compensated for the illness they suffer, only to discover that it …

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Sidewalk Slip and Falls: What You Need to Know

Seeking damages for an injury claim involving slip and fall is unfortunately not always as easy as it probably should be. There’s a world of complications that can be involved, from proving liability to insurance issues. The first problem you’ll face, however, is determining who is responsible in the first place. Is it a private individual? Is it a business? …

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How You can Avoid Accidents at a Street Festival

Most people don’t think about the many dangers they risk when going to a community festival. They’re largely just thinking about a fun day out with friends and family, hearing good music from local acts, looking at fantastic arts and crafts, enjoying great ethnic food and soaking up local culture. The fact is, however, that there are a lot of …