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Hurt In a Truck Accident? Kentucky Lawyers Who Can Help.

Key Points of This Article: A boost in online shopping demand now requires 70% of all U.S. products to reach their destination by freight delivery trucks or large semi-trucks, weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Truck drivers who deliver freight often work long shifts and are under a demanding schedule, making fatigue, speed, and distraction common [...]

7 Things To Know Before Applying For Social Security

Key Points of This Article: Kentuckians often have several questions about determining their Social Security disability eligibility, how to apply, and how to appeal a decision. There are specific requirements to meet before being considered eligible for disability benefits, and an application with medical evidence must be collected to prove the injury has hindered the [...]

By |2020-11-13T22:22:59+00:00November 4th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

How To Prevent Halloween-Related Injuries in 2020

Key Points of This Article: Many Kentucky communities have decided Halloween trick-or-treating is still a go in 2020 for those who feel comfortable participating. Children are more than twice as likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident on Halloween than on any other day or night throughout the year. The riskiest time for young [...]

Fast Approval Of Social Security Disability Benefits

Key Points of This Article: Compassionate Allowances (CAL) are a way to identify diseases quickly and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits. These conditions primarily include certain cancers, adult brain disorders, and many rare disorders that affect children. Applying for benefits under the CAL program can significantly reduce [...]

How To Prepare For A Virtual Social Security Hearing

Key Points of This Article: In addition to telephone hearings, the Social Security Administration will begin to offer online video hearings, starting in the fall of 2020. This new free service will allow applicants and their representatives to participate in a hearing from anywhere they have access to a camera-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. A [...]

By |2020-09-25T20:56:09+00:00September 21st, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Even with Less Traffic, Kentuckians Must Practice Safe Driving

Key Points of This Article: With fewer vehicles on the road due to COVID-19, state highway safety officials across the country are seeing a severe spike in speeding and a rise in related crashes, says an alert by The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Traffic safety officials nationwide, including here in Kentucky, are pleading with [...]

What To Do When Your Social Security Disability Is Denied

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your application may be jeopardized if you haven’t sought treatment for your impairment, missed critical deadlines, or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to make [...]

Car Accident Evidence Can Include Witness Statements

Key Points of This Article: After a car accident occurs, it’s imperative to collect all the evidence available so that car accident victims can receive the compensation they deserve. A witness statement can be a powerful form of evidence that includes any facts that may help determine the cause of an auto accident, who was [...]

Top Qualifying Conditions For Social Security Disability

Key Points of This Article: For individuals who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological and physical injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be available. Roughly 10.5 million people receive Social Security disability benefits, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. There are specific requirements [...]

Motorcycle Fatalities Peak During The Summer Months

Key Points of This Article: Similar to U.S. averages, the majority of fatal motorcycle accidents in Kentucky happen in June, July, and August. Motorcyclists are much more likely than passenger car occupants to die or become injured in a crash and represent 14% of road fatalities, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Motorcycle drivers are more vulnerable to [...]