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…

Can a Personal Injury Be Mental? And Can You Be Compensated?

Can a Personal Injury Be Mental? And Can You Be Compensated?

When someone is hurt due to the actions of another, they have the right to compensation for the harm done to them. Personal injury claims often follow a car accident, a slip-and-fall incident, or a medical mishap. Broken bones, lacerations, and other physical injuries are easy to attribute to a specific incident. But can a…

Getting Compensated for Mental Injury

Personal Injury Compensation—How Much Can I Expect?

In 95% of personal injury cases, the defendant and plaintiff will agree on a settlement instead of going to trial. Since trials are time-consuming and the outcome is uncertain, that can be welcome news. But in either case, someone expecting to receive personal injury compensation wants to know “How much can I expect?” Injuries suffered…