As part of our continuing series on Social Security Disability and SSI benefits: What kinds of benefits are there? There are several kinds of disability benefits for which a person can be eligible. Depending on the facts, you may be entitled to one of these benefits, or you may be entitled to more than one.
There are many factors that can lead to a motor vehicle accident. We frequently hear about individuals being arrested following an accident who were found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Sometimes, it is the absence of a seat belt that it the primary reason a person dies from a crash. However,
As part of our continuing Q&A section on Social Security Disability and SSI benefits: How does Social Security Determine Disability? They use a five-step process to decide if you are disabled. Here are the questions Social Security asks: 1. Are you working? If you are working and your earnings average more than a certain amount
Fatal crashes occur on our roadways in and around Knox County with alarming frequency. Each time a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle, a duty of reasonable care is owed to everyone. A tractor-trailer is so large and weighs in the tens of thousands of pounds, meaning that any truck accident could potentially
Thinking of applying for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits? Here some answers to common questions. This will be part of a continuing series of questions and answers on the blog. When Do I Apply? You should apply for disability benefits as soon as you become disabled. It can take a long time to process
A car accident, whether in Knoxville or anywhere in Tennessee, can have devastating consequences. Fatalities can happen in an instant. One moment a person is driving on the Interstate. The next moment their car runs out of gas, and the occupants walk along the road shoulder seeking help. In a flash, a car accident happens
Claimants applying for Social Security Disability and SSI can sometimes qualify for benefits due to serious spinal conditions or disorders. Affected people may qualify under the Listing 1.04 of Part 404, Subpart P, Appendix 1 or under Step Five of the sequential decision making process because of the reduced Residual Functional Capacity resulting from the
A Kentucky woman was lucky to emerge unscathed following a hit-and-run accident that took place in Knoxville, Tennessee, last week. A witness reported that the car accident took place when a male driver struck a 2011 Audi Q5 on Kingston Pike. The driver then got out of his truck to inspect the damage before proceeding