We have written in the past in this space about wait times involved in filing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims. In Raleigh, the wait for a hearing on your claim averages about 15 months.
It's summer vacation season, which means countless people across the country are taking road trips with their families to go to beaches, visit extended family or enjoy amusement parks. Unfortunately, not everyone who heads out for a drive will stay safe on the roads.
Social media can have a surprisingly far-reaching effect on your life. What you share on Twitter, Facebook or other social media platforms can affect everything from your job to your family life. You probably already take steps to avoid posting things that would upset the people you love. Have you stopped to think about how posts you share could impact your legal or professional situation?
Look around your Raleigh neighborhood, your workplace or as you drive around on the streets. More than one out of every four adults you see will one day experience a disability that will make them unable to work for at least a full year, according to the Social Security Administration.
The arguments against drunk driving are well-known and obvious. The most important argument is that driving while impaired causes motor vehicle crashes that result in injuries and fatalities.
No one wants to file for long-term disability insurance benefits. But sometimes circumstances give a person no choice. Some of the most common scenarios involve workers who become disabled in a work-related accident or who are diagnosed with a disabling work-related illness. There are also situations in which a person becomes disabled by injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident caused by another driver’s negligence or in a slip and fall incident at a business or on someone else’s property.