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How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

Individuals who are disabled and unable to work may be entitled to receive monthly financial benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA has strict requirements for those who qualify for Social Security disability benefits, outlined… Read More

What You Need to Know to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

An injury caused by another’s negligence can impose a serious burden on your life by building up expensive medical bills and causing disruption to your daily activities. In order to pursue legal action against the at-fault individual for compensation… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Hit with $110 Million Talcum Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri jury on May 4 to pay $110 million in the latest verdict concerning the link between the company’s talc-based products and ovarian cancer. This is the largest verdict ordered against Johnson & Johnson. So far,… Read More

What You Should Know About Class Action Lawsuits

There are instances in which a person, corporation or entity’s negligence or recklessness has caused large scale suffering that affects many people. In this situation, particularly when your claim is against a large corporation, your claim may be more… Read More

Jury Orders GlaxoSmithKline to Pay $3 Million in Generic Paxil Lawsuit

Drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) must pay $3 million to a woman after a jury concluded Thursday that her husband’s suicide was linked to a generic version of the antidepressant drug Paxil. The jury reached its verdict after a trial in a Chicago… Read More

How Can I be Compensated for a Personal Injury Claim?

When a person is injured because of another’s negligence, he or she could be compensated through a personal injury settlement or verdict reached during a courtroom trial. Personal injury claims are considered a civil action, which means that instead… Read More

How Long Before My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Begin?

Workplace injuries can be expensive for an injured employee, who may face costly medical expenses and suffer financially from lost wages due to his or her condition. The starting point for when workers’ compensation benefits are provided is often unique… Read More

Arizona Plans to Execute New Wrong-Way Driving Detection System

After the seventh wrong-way accident involving injuries or fatalities in Arizona so far this year, renewed focus is being placed on efforts to prevent wrong way drivers. Last week, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced plans to install… Read More

Tips for Handling Insurance Companies

If you were injured in an accident, it is important that you file a report with your insurance provider as soon as you are able. Although an insurance provider is meant to help you after an accident, it will assign an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The… Read More

I Slipped and Fell: Do I Have a Case?

A slip and fall accident occurs when someone becomes injured after falling on another’s property due to the presence of hazardous conditions. Property owners are obligated to ensure the safety of guests and visitors on their premises and may be held… Read More

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