Childhood Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Growth Listing Changes

Childhood SSI benefits are available to children from birth up to age eighteen. To qualify for childhood Supplemental Security Income (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.   Some time back, I wrote about qualifying for Supplemental Security

New research: workplace injury higher for temporary staff

The number of temporary workers in the United States seems to be on the rise.  It is estimated that in 2013, 17 million people were employed in temporary positions across the U.S, including Tennessee. At the same time, current research shows that temporary staff has a much higher chance of suffering a workplace injury than

When can you claim for a workplace injury?

Employers have a legal duty to provide workers’ compensation insurance in order to protect the interests of their workers. This insurance allows for Tennessee workers to claim for loss of income and other expenses after suffering a workplace injury. There are many types of injuries for which you can claim, and the general rule is

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – EAJA Fees

I recently blogged about Attorney Fees in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases, but there are instances where attorneys can get paid for work performed before the federal court under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). To aid individuals have access to the Court systems to remedy unjust governmental

Car wreck: 2 Dead, 1 injured, but who was driving the car?

Losing a loved one in a car accident is naturally a traumatic experience. This is even more so when there are a lot of unanswered questions. In some instances, the underlying circumstances of an accident only become evident after thorough investigation. Two people lost their lives and another was injured in a recent Tennessee car




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