FAQ: Learn More About Social Security Disability

Information on Social Security Disability Social Security Disability or SSD, is a term used to describe government benefits you might receive if you become disabled and are no longer able to work. Because SSD can be tricky (for example, many people are denied Social Security Disability the first time they apply for it), it’s best to hire an experienced attorney skilled at helping clients apply for and obtain SSD benefits. Meanwhile, you can educate yourself on some of the most

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The First 5 Steps You MUST Take After Identity Theft

Unfortunately, personal identity theft happens every day. While there are steps to prevent identity fraud, they don’t always stop it. Identity thieves are clever and often can navigate around these steps. If you suspect your identity has been stolen, act fast to prevent any further damage. 1. Contact and/or Change Your Accounts First, contact all financial accounts, including but definitely not limited to, bank accounts, credit card accounts (as well as store credit cards), and any finance company you use

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3 Florida DUI Myths Debunked

Every state has Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws. Some states refer to them as Operating Under the Influence (OUI), Operating While Impaired (OWI), or Driving While Impaired (DWI) – but the differences do not end there, and that is where things can get confusing. Read on for a few of the most common myths about driving under the influence in Florida – and the facts that debunk them. MYTH #1: DUI Only Involves Alcohol While DUI does mean driving

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Motorcycle Safety 101: Protect Yourself and Your Bike

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III): In 2012, there were approximately 8.5 million motorcycles operating on the roads. In 2013, 4,668 people died in motorcycle crashes and 88,000 motorcyclists were injured. With those kinds of statistics, it’s easy to see why motorcycle safety is so important. Practice Basic Motorcycle Safety Basic motorcycle safety is pretty simple: Learn to properly ride your bike and how to dress yourself once you’re ready to hit the pavement. Take a Motorcycle Safety Course

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Top Reasons Social Security Disability Benefits are Denied

Many Americans suffer from serious conditions which leave them disabled and unable to live life as they used to. Having a debilitating condition inhibits people from working, drains their savings due to medical bills, and can dramatically alter quality of life. Luckily, Americans can file to receive social security disability benefits. The government requires you to complete a series of steps before you can receive your first disability check. If your social security claim was denied, then it was likely

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7 Tips for Preventing Identity Theft

Thanks to technological advancements and good old-fashioned snooping, identity theft is getting easier and easier; however, you can protect yourself in a number of ways such as carrying only essential documents, protecting your computer and passwords, and regularly checking your credit report. Identity theft is on the rise – especially thanks to today’s age of technology – but we’ve got some ways you can proactively prevent thieves and hackers from stealing your identity. 1. Carry Only Essential Documents Your driver’s

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3 Ways a Patient Can Avoid Medical Malpractice

Patients can help avoid malpractice by becoming their own advocates and learning everything they can about their specific medical conditions, researching all prescribed medications and other treatments, and investigating doctors before deciding on which one is the best fit for them. Understand that medical malpractice is not your fault. A health care professional’s negligence, whether by act or omission, is his own responsibility. However, it’s still important to be your own advocate by educating yourself about your medical condition, fully

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5 Surprising Reasons Why Trucking is Important

According to the American Trucking Associations, it is estimated that the United States is short by 30,000 truck drivers. While it may sound dramatic, a halt in the trucking industry would alter our life and economy. Look around the room – imagine if trucks weren’t used for transportation. It’s a guess that at least 70% of the items around you would have never arrived. Businesses of all sizes and types depend on the trucking industry to get their inventory in

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