Social Security Disability Application Tips

Many people who are disabled and unable to work rely on Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Those individuals had to go through the SSD application process, which can be discouraging, to say the least. The vast majority of initial claims are denied. In fact, only 34 percent of initial claims are approved.

If the applicant chooses to pursue an appeal, that process can take a long time to complete – months or even years. And there are no guarantees that the claim will be approved at the reconsideration stage.

So what can applicants do to increase their chances of success?

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App pays passengers and bystanders to report distracted driving

There are two types of drivers in the world: Those who engage in distracted driving, and those who don’t.

For those who don’t, it can be frustrating – even infuriating – to see other drivers texting while driving, talking on their phones while driving, and engaging in other dangerous behavior behind the wheel.

But there is little for the drivers and passengers to do when they see a distracted driver.

That is, up until now.

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Why won’t the insurance adjuster call me back?

By William J. Price

insurance adjusterEvery plaintiff has the same complaint: “The insurance adjuster will not call me back.”

It’s not unusual, and the adjuster is not making the matter personal.

Your case is classified as a claim, and adjusters do not call people back due to the volume of claims. An efficient and diligent adjuster handles hundreds of claims and typically receives dozens of phone calls each day. All companies have a policy of returning phone calls within 24-48 hours, but most adjusters will never meet this deadline.  Continue reading “Why won’t the insurance adjuster call me back?”

Aging parents and driving: Keeping your loved one safe

Aging parents and drivingAs an adult with aging parents, you might be concerned about their continued safety behind the wheel. You know that being able to drive is a huge source of independence. The choice to give up their driving license should not be taken lightly.

How do you know if it is the right time?

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