Childhood SSI Benefits

Childhood Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are available to children from birth up to age eighteen. To qualify for childhood SSI benefits, a child must meet the Social Security Administration’s definition for disability for children and the parents must have low income and few resources. If under 18, whether or not married or head of household, the

EEOICPA ORNL (X-10) Special Exposure Cohort Approved

Great news for EEOICPA claimants!  On September 18, 2012, the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health approved the Special Exposure Cohort petition for employees with certain cancers, who worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10), for the period from June 17, 1943 through July 31, 1955. The significance of this approval is that many

Fatal Tennessee crash caused by driver negligence?

The cause of a tragic Tennessee car accident that took the life of one local woman and injured others is unclear at this time. A passenger car and a pickup truck crashed head-on at an intersection of U.S. Highway 411. It appears that both drivers and several other passengers were injured in this terrible collision,

Personal Injury Lawsuit from Accident on Washington Pike

The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser, on behalf of their client, Sarah Tinder, who saw three people killed in a hit-and-run accident on Washington Pike, has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the accused driver. In May, Tinder’s car stalled when she ran out of gas. She pulled over on the side over the

Tennessee truck accident ends in injury and death

The exact details of a recent multi-vehicle crash on a Tennessee highway are still being determined. What is known is that the truck accident involved a car colliding with two tractor-trailers. The driver of the car, a 53-year-old male, was killed in the accident. In addition to the death of the driver, the crash also

Fibromyalgia and Social Security Disability and SSI Claimants

Social Security Disability and SSI claimants received good news in July of 2012 when the Social Security Administration issued SSR 12-2p. Up until now, SSDI and SSI claimants met varying levels of scrutiny when alleging disability based on fibromyalgia. Administrative Law Judges routinely denied claims finding complaints not credible, that impairments were not severe, or

Pedestrian killed in Highway 441 crash in Tennessee

Police in Tennessee are conducting an investigation aimed at discovering what events led to an accident that claimed the life of a female pedestrian recently. The woman was reportedly crossing a local highway when she was struck by a car and killed. As happens in many such car accidents, the accident reconstruction team has been




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