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Will Having Surgery Increase My Personal Injury Settlement Amount?

Need Help Filing Your Injury Claim? Contact Our Pueblo Personal Injury Lawyers Today   Suffering an injury due to someone else’s careless actions can greatly impact an individual’s life. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that there were, “92.2 million visits to physician offices for injuries in 2016.” This statistic shows that injuries happen more often than …

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Has Marijuana Legalization Caused More Auto Accidents In Colorado?

Proponents of legalized marijuana talk about how the increased revenue has helped the State of Colorado. Of course, that’s a wonderful thing. More money for schools, mental health, and to help the homeless is certainly something to be admired. Yet, marijuana is a substance that can cause intoxication. Has the legalization of marijuana caused more auto accidents in Colorado? Regardless …

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What Does It Take To Access My Medical Records?

Have you moved to a new town and you need copies of your medical records for your new doctor? Have you been the victim of medical malpractice or you’re pursuing another kind of personal injury case, and you need your records to pursue the case? You’re usually entitled to view your original medical bills at your doctor’s office and to …

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Can Workers’ Compensation Benefits Be Taxed?

When you’re no longer able to work because of a serious injury, it can be hard to support yourself and your family. It is for this reason that many people choose to file for workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). While these programs are extremely beneficial, they are also very complicated, leaving many beneficiaries confused about program …

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Social Security 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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What Benefits Can You Get Under Social Security?

Author: Dr. Bill LaTour, Los Angeles, California 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 …

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How Is My Monthly Social Security Disability Payment Calculated?

If you are disabled and are receiving supplemental social security income from the government, you may be wondering how exactly those monthly amounts are determined. Your disability payments are not at all arbitrary, so it’s important to understand how they are calculated on a monthly basis. Ultimately, your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payment is based on your mean lifetime …