How the Social Security Administration Defines “Disability”

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 For many people, the term disability is a physical and/or mental condition or conditions, which partially, completely, temporarily, or permanently impairs a person. For example, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) significantly, completely, and permanently restricted the late Stephen Hawking's...

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How To Know It Is Time To Seek The Services Of Nursing Home Injury Lawyers

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Many families trust assisted living facilities and nursing homes to take care of their loved ones. Some nursing homes, unfortunately, violate this kind of trust by abusing or neglecting the elderly residents. Those who live in nursing homes also have the right to be treated with a lot of respect jus...

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Who Gets the Blame for Drug-Related Injuries?

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Determining whom to blame for injury claims involving dangerous drugs requires meticulous investigation. Different types of lawsuits against guilty defendants can arise. Manufacturers, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and their employers can be held to account, solely or in combination, depending on th...

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Pennsylvania

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 Losing a loved one is emotionally devastating, and no amount of compensation can return that person to you. However, if the death was caused unnecessarily through someone else's negligence, carelessness, or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to seek damages in a wrongful death lawsuit that will h...

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Are Personal Injury Lawsuit Loans Right for You?

​Are Personal Injury Lawsuit Loans Right for You? You've been injured and are waiting for your settlement. But you need money now. Find out if personal injury lawsuit loans are right for you. Has a personal injury left you in financial trouble? Extremely Fast Settlement Funding, Same Day in Many Cas...

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The Micklin Law Group LLC

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The attorneys at The Micklin Law Group in Montclair, New Jersey represent individuals and families in all aspects of family law, including divorce, child support and custody, spousal support, equitable distribution of property, domestic violence, and post-decree matters. We offer personalized attention, superior results, and cost-effective representation. Contact our attorneys today at 973-562-0100.

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Repetitive Stress Injuries and Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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Many workers suffer immediate injuries due to a car accident, a fall, an exposure to dangerous chemicals, or for other reasons. Workers can also suffer injuries that take time to develop, such as overuse and repetitive stress injuries. Repetitive stress and overuse injuries are fairly common types o...

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3 People You Should Call When You Are Arrested and Charged with a Crime

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If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, it shouldn't matter at this point whether you are guilty or not. At this point, you know you need to call someone and probably believe that you are only going to be given one phone call because that's what you've seen coming out of Hollywood. Actua...

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What You Need to Know About Canada's Drug Impaired Driving Laws

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 While impaired driving has been illegal in Canada since the early twentieth century, with the legalization of recreational cannabis, it is important for Canadians to understand how the legal system deals with offences related to driving under the influence of drugs. Perhaps more importantly, i...

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Trucking Accidents 101: Who is At Fault?

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Trucking accident deaths rose 2% in 2016 to 4,400 from a year prior. These accidents involved trucks and buses, and while overall crashes fell 41% between 2002 and 2009, they quickly increased 62% by 2015 to 97,000. Accidents rose dramatically in 2016, rising to 119,000. Federal laws are responsible...

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HOW DOES BUSINESS DEBT HELP ME QUALIFY FOR A CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY?

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 HOW DOES BUSINESS DEBT HELP ME QUALIFY FOR CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY? Many small businesses close within the first 18 months after opening. It is estimated that approximately 80 percent of new businesses fail within the first 18 months. Fifty percent of new businesses fail after the first four year...

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Who is Liable for Damages When Recalled Cars are Resold?

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An estimated 46 million cars in the U.S. have an open recall that's never been fixed, according to Carfax. From defective airbags to electrical faults and engine problems, the problems associated with recalls are often wide-ranging and dangerous. But what happens if those recalled vehicles are sold?...

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Varghese Summersett Named One of Fort Worth's Fastest Growing Companies

​FORT WORTH – The law firm of Varghese Summersett has been listed as one of Fort Worth's Fastest Growing Companies by Fort Worth Inc. magazine. The law firm came in No. 6 on a list of 30 companies, which were ranked based on three-year revenue growth. Fort Worth Inc. unveiled the rankings on January...

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What You Should Know About Broadside Collisions

 Broadside collisions typically come out of nowhere. One moment you may be driving through an intersection and the next moment a negligent driver runs a red light and hits the side of your car. A broadside collision, also called a T-bone or side-impact accident, is when the front end of one veh...

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Choosing an Experienced Auto Accident Lawyer

If you have been involved in an auto accident, you may be on the lookout for expert legal advice. While some auto accident cases and pretty cut and dried, there are others that become a real mess and create a stressful situation that cannot be resolved via normal routes. This is where the help of an...

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Benefits of Hiring a Family Attorney

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Family law is arguably one of the most demanding legal niches. Unlike the other legal niches where cases and petitions are structured to win or lose, the family law goes beyond winning. In any typical case involving a family, there is emotional attachment to any case verdict. This complex nature mak...

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Why Legal Action is Important with Slips and Falls

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Unintentional falls account for over 19,000 deaths each year in the U.S., according to the CDC. Slips and falls account for 12-15% of all workers' compensation expenses. Workers who are injured on the job are quick to make workers' compensation claims for their injuries, but the everyday person ofte...

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GM Law Firm on Harassment by Debt Collectors

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A number of consumers may have shared their sentiments already about being harassed by the collection agents of lending firms. Harassment, while it seems common, must not be considered normal. It can never be something that everyone will just accept as a natural phenomenon. Let us first know what ha...

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Clearing Up Misconceptions About Student Debt and Bankruptcy

Do you have outstanding debt from your student loans? If so, you're not alone. In fact, the average college graduate in 2016 carried more than $37,000 in student loan debt. And while many lenders are willing to work with recent graduates by offering flexible repayment plans, the fact is that many gr...

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How to Recover From a Workplace Accident

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Any number of different troubles can cause an accident in the workplace. A member of staff failing to follow general health and safety rules, for instance, can result in such a problem. An individual not receiving proper training when it comes to staying safe can also be a contributing factor to thi...

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