Starting Over - Life After Bankruptcy

4 Common Reasons Social Security Disability Claims Are Rejected

Some 70 percent of initial claims for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are denied. The appeals process can take many months, and fewer than half are approved. If you want to avoid this situation, learn about some common reasons that the Social Security Administration (SSA) rejects applications so you can avoid problems.  Common Reasons for Claim Denial Your Disability Won't Last More Than 11 Months. An injury or illness must be expected to cause disability for at least 12 months or the administration will reject the application. Read More 

5 Types Of Damages In A Bed Bug Personal Injury Case

Bed bugs have become a problem for some hotels and apartment buildings. The small parasitic insects, which can hide in tiny cracks and crevices, are difficult to eradicate. If you have suffered bed bug bites while sleeping in a hotel or apartment, you may be seeking compensation for your personal injuries. Here are some of the damages that may be compensated in a bed bug personal injury case:    Medical Expenses Read More 

Can You Sue For Loss Of Opportunity And Prospects?

It's fairly common to sue for lost wages and income after being involved in a motorcycle accident. After all, that's money you would have earned had you not been too hurt to work. But is it possible to recover compensation for opportunities and prospects lost because of the accident? Yes, but convincing a judge or jury to do so may be challenging. Here's what you need to consider if you want to pursue a claim for lost opportunities. Read More 

How Tyrion Lannister’s Trial Can Make You Feel Better About Your Own

If you've watched Game of Thrones, you know that it'd be an understatement to say that George R. R. Martin's world is less than fair. If you've gotten into trouble with the law and are going to court, perhaps Tyrion Lannister's predicament can make you feel a little bit better about your own. He was Only Convicted on Circumstantial Evidence While Tyrion's first alleged crime had physical inculpatory evidence (e. Read More 

3 Things You Need to Keep in Mind If You’re Denied Social Security Disability Benefits

Having a condition that leaves you unable to work can be devastating, emotionally and financially. Filing for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) is a complex process. Unfortunately, many disability applicants are denied benefits when they first apply. The denial rate for when applicants first apply is around 65%. The good news is you have the ability to appeal your disability denial. Here are three things you need to keep in mind if you're denied social security disability benefits. Read More