Knowing When to Refile Your SSDI Claim

When an application for SSI or SSDI is denied, deciding to file an appeal or to wait and refile the claim later depends on a number of factors. The reason for the denial, the stage at which the claim was denied, and whether there have been significant changes since the application was initially filed should […]

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Defective 3M Earplugs to Blame for Military Members’ Hearing Damage

Defective 3M earplugs could be to blame for hearing loss, tinnitus and loss of balance in US military members across the globe. Last summer, 3M agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that the company knew of the defective design as far back as 2000, but neglected to warn users or make changes to […]

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The Opioid Epidemic Is Causing Injuries in More Ways than One

The opioid epidemic has reached every corner of the United States and it is causing severe injuries in more ways than one. Each day, people lose their lives to opioid overdoses, car accidents with opioid-impaired drivers, workplace injuries caused by opioid users, and the effects of opioid addiction on their bodies. This national crisis negatively […]

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The US Healthcare System Is Struggling with Serious Shortcomings

The US healthcare system is facing a medical crisis due to inferior hospital quality and substandard patient care in medical facilities across the country. Hospital Patients are Dying Recent investigations by Georgia Health News and WebMD show that the U.S. healthcare system is not providing quality medical care to patients. Although Americans spent close to […]

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Is It Safe to Drive After a Crash?

For maximum safety, drivers should have their vehicles towed away from the accident scene rather than driving them after a crash. Staying Safe After a Car Accident A car crash can cause physical injuries, emotional distress, and property damages, even if it’s a minor accident. Most drivers are not in the right frame of mind […]

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What You Should Know About Permanent Partial Disability Benefits

Permanent partial disability benefits are calculated by assessing the nature of an injury and the extent of a worker’s impairment caused by the injury. Permanent Partial Disability Benefits Workers’ compensation insurance covers employees for all job-related injuries and occupational illnesses or diseases. In Illinois, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission assesses all workers’ compensation claims and […]

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When Uber Drivers Are Drunk

When Uber drivers are impaired and cause an accident, the rideshare company can be held liable for injuries. Uber is under investigation for allowing its rideshare drivers to pick up and transport passengers while under the influence of alcohol. Drunk Uber Drivers are Endangering Passengers A recent investigation revealed that Uber drivers have received numerous […]

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