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November 2016 Archives

Appealing the decision when denied Social Security disability

When a North Carolina resident has an injury, illness or condition that he or she believes warrants an approval for Social Security disability benefits, it can be a disappointment when the claim is denied. With that in mind, it is possible to appeal when denied disability or Supplemental Security Income or SSI. When the decision is made and the claimant does not agree with it, he or she can ask for an appeal. The decision will be looked at again and if it is deemed to have been denied in error, it can be reversed. There are four different levels of appeal: reconsideration, a hearing by an administrative law judge or ALJ, a review by the Appeals Council and a federal court review.

Important points about SSD claims for Wounded Warriors

Given the number of veterans in North Carolina, it is unavoidable that there will also be a group who have suffered war-related injuries. Social Security disability benefits for Wounded Warriors have been mentioned frequently in the media in recent years, but many veterans are unaware of certain facts about SSD claims. Understanding what benefits can be received, how disability is defined, and if military pay affects the eligibility after veterans' injuries is key to filing for and receiving benefits.

After the accident: What happens when money runs out?

You're still in shock. If you had just taken a different route, left five minutes earlier, not had the radio on, this would never have happened. You would be fine, your family would be fine and you would be at work--where you belong. This should never have happened.

Number of youngsters in pedestrian-car accidents on the rise

The statistics involving the number of times a car accident involving a juvenile pedestrian or bicycle rider has happened has recently grown so significantly that North Carolina authorities are deeply concerned. Because pedestrians are so vulnerable to injury when they are hit by vehicles, it can lead to long-term damage, significant medical costs, the need for extensive care, and even death. Add in the number of drivers who are functioning as distracted drivers by texting and driving or through some other activity, and it is no wonder the roads have become dangerous for youngsters.

Man killed in fatal drunk driving accident

Drunk driving accidents can cause serious injuries and even fatalities. Those who have been hurt and the families of people who have died as a victim of drunk driving accident need to be aware of their rights to pursue compensation. Drunk driving injury lawyers can assist with considering a claim.

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice Protecting People’s rights
  • NOSSCR National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
  • American Association for Justice formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America ATLA
  • ABA American Bar Association
  • NOVA
  • North Carolina State Bar
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