Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Funding Solution?

A worry for those qualified to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is whether the necessary funds will be available to pay their benefits?  After waiting for years to go through the process, the thought must turn to whether the program will be solvent despite the worker paying into the system for years.  Representative Xavier Bacerra

Car accidents due to dangerous roadways: a possible claim?

While driver error or negligence is often thought to be the cause of vehicle accidents, people seldom consider that the accident may have been caused by a dangerous roadway. Roadways can be dangerous because of a flaw in the design or they can become dangerous when the responsible agencies in Tennessee do not perform the

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Appeals Council

The statistics bear out that someone trying to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are most likely to be successful at a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). Check out my recent post regarding the hearing office wait times and approval percentages. However, as noted over 50% of

Fatal Tennessee car wreck kills 2, injures 4

An early morning accident in Tennessee led to the death of two people. Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a car wreck just after 12:00 a.m. on a recent Saturday night. Apart from the 2 deceased victims, four other people suffered injuries when an SUV hit a pick-up truck from behind. It was reported that the

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Know Your Attorney

One of my biggest pet peeves in practicing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims is attorneys and representatives that do not personally know or meet with their clients before the hearing. This is probably second only to non-attorney representatives handling Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and SSI cases. See “Dangers

Trucker receives good news about workers’ compensation claim

A trucker, whose workers’ compensation claim was denied by his former employer, received good news from the Tennessee Supreme Court recently. During the last week of July, the Supreme Court affirmed an earlier decision made by a circuit court concerning a workers’ compensation claim made by the trucker. The circuit court found that the heart




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