older man on crutches injured in accident but also collecting ssdi

Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI?

Car accidents, slipping and falling, and medical malpractice can cause serious injuries. When it’s someone else’s fault, the injured party deserves compensation. But some victims might skip seeking a settlement, thinking it will jeopardize their disability income. This can be a costly mistake: They might miss out on collecting money that can help pay their…

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More than Property Damage: Getting Compensation for Accident Injuries that Don’t Show Up Right Away

When people come to us after an accident, their main concern is often their damaged vehicle and the compensation they can get for their property damage. We understand why that is such a priority: When your car is in the shop or totaled, it can take away your ability to make a living, care for…

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Can a Car Accident Cause Tinnitus?

When you’re in a car accident that is someone else’s fault, you have a case for compensation. Valid claims include payments for emergency care and any follow up medical treatment you might receive. While some injuries, like cuts and broken bones, are easily tied to the incident, there can be “invisible” injuries that aren’t as…

ethicon defective hemorrhoid stapler case

Defective Hemorrhoid Stapler Case is No Joke—How Defective Medical Devices Spark Liability Lawsuits

Surgical procedures are meant to heal, so it’s alarming when a patient ends up in worse shape than before their operation. Sadly, doctors can make mistakes and medical tools can fail. When this happens because of carelessness or negligence, the patient deserves compensation. One landmark case involves a defective hemorrhoid stapler. That might sound like…

man in bed with crutches cannot work after auto accident

What to Do if You Can’t Work After a Car Accident

If you are in a car accident that was someone else’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. Medical expenses related to the crash and damage to your vehicle are the first things that come to mind for reimbursement. But what if you can’t work after a car accident? It is possible to receive a settlement…