When and How to file a Social Security Appeal

You applied for Social Security Disability and you just got your notice in the mail that you didn’t qualify for benefits; now what? The first step is to file an appeal within 60 days of the date you receive the letter containing the Social Security Office’s decision. What happens after you file your appeal? There…

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Disaster Preparedness Kit

No one likes to think about having to weather a disaster, but they do happen, so it’s vital to prepare for when they do. If you build a disaster kit ahead of time, you’ll be much more ready when it matters. Let’s explore what you need to know about how to how to make a…

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Poison Safety Tips For Children [Infographic]

Part of having children is realizing they’ll put anything and everything in their mouths. Did you know 90 percent of poisonings happen in the home? It’s a scary statistic, you can do plenty of things at home to prevent poisonings in children. Children are naturally adventurous and learn about their world by exploring it, so…

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Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion [Infographic]

Even the most careful or skilled athlete can occasionally suffer a head injury. One of the most common related injuries is known as a concussion. What is a concussion, and what are the signs and symptoms you need to be on the lookout for after a head injury? What Is a Concussion? A concussion is…

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13 Questions to Ask About Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Most people picture someone who needs workers’ compensation as a person who gets injured on a construction site. Maybe they see a lineman for the local phone company wounded while fixing a telephone pole during a storm. Or perhaps they think of someone working in a warehouse who injures their back while lifting bulky items.…

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Road Trip Essentials [Infographic]

Summer is finally here, and plenty of us are planning vacations and trips. Road trips for families are a fantastic way to see the country, but before you hop behind the wheel, it’s essential to get prepared. What do you need to be sure to pack when you’re planning a road trip, whether you’re driving…

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Tips for Teaching a Teenager to Drive

Every parent anticipates many long-awaited milestones in their child’s life — learning to ride a bike, going to kindergarten, graduating from high school, going off to college or the exciting and highly stressful learning how to drive. Car crashes are the No. 1 cause of death for teens, and before graduating from high school, almost…

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When Should I Talk to a Disability Lawyer?

You’d like to work, but with your medical condition, it just isn’t possible. It’s not always an easy decision to file for social security disability benefits. Pride or fear of stigma might cause you to hesitate to complete the application. However, if you are ready to take the first steps, you might now be wondering…

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Proving Negligence in An Accidental Drowning Case

Swimming and summer just go together. But too often, if proper safety precautions are not taken, an afternoon at the pool, beach or lake can end in hospitalization or death. The CDC reports an average of 3,960 fatal accidental drownings annually between 2010 and 2019. Even non-fatal drownings can have permanent and devastating outcomes for…

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Your Guide to Child Passenger Safety

Choosing the right car seat for your child can feel overwhelming. So many different car seats exist — how do you know which one will keep your child safe according to their weight, height and age? The right car seat matters. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13.…

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Medical Malpractice: When to Settle and When to Sue

When you visit a doctor, dentist or another medical professional for care and treatment, you are putting a considerable amount of trust in that individual or practice. You trust the medical professional will make an accurate diagnosis, prescribe the correct medicine and perform the proper treatment. But things do go wrong from time to time.…

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