Disability Benefits and PTSD

If you’ve been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and your doctor says that you can no longer work even as you are struggling to hold down a job, there is a strong possibility that you may be eligible for disability benefits. We represent many applicants, including members of the…READ MORE

Beyond Criminal Prosecution

Whether or not a criminal act results in injuring a person, the government will prosecute the person responsible since it is believed that any violation of the criminal laws harms society as well. Criminal prosecution is thus conducted not only to punish those who commit crimes, but also to deter…READ MORE

Confidential Relationship

Because a rule called “attorney-client privilege” imposes the strictest legal instructions upon lawyers never to reveal anything that a client tells them, you should feel free to tell your lawyer everything you know. This provision of the law encourages clients to reveal all the potentially damaging information that they have,…READ MORE

Does Manic Depression Qualify for SSD and SSI?

Manic depression (or “bipolar disorder,” as it is now referred to) could qualify you to receive Social Security Disability benefits if your symptoms meet the Social Security Administration’s conditions or if you have received a medical vocational disability approval. Bipolar disorder is not simply one mood disorder; it is a…READ MORE

Why Use an Attorney When Filing a Disability Claim?

There are many things that can be done to make your experience easier when filing a disability claim, the most important of which is the ability to understand your Social Security eligibility and what your income benefits may be. This amount really depends on what the individual state adds to…READ MORE

A Winning Strategy to Your Personal Injury Case

Nearly all attorneys take on personal injury cases on a “contingent fee” basis. Under this payment agreement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the judgment as a fee if his or her client wins. If the plaintiff loses, the lawyer receives no fee. Thus, would-be plaintiffs can be fairly certain…READ MORE

Explaining Your Will to Heirs

While most parents choose to divide their assets equally among their children, others choose to leave more to one child than another. This unequal distribution leaves many children baffled and even disgruntled enough to challenge the will. Sometimes the situation may be explained by the fact that an equal amount…READ MORE