When many Americans apply for Social Security Disability (SSD), they often do so alone. While it's possible to apply for SSD and also win an appeal if you are denied, you'll be much better off if you have a disability attorney in your corner. Here are a few reasons why you should work with a disability attorney.
Receive Help Navigating the Application Process
The earlier you involve a disability attorney in your case, the better off you will be.
Unfortunately, some medical professionals will use outdated techniques as they test patients to determine if they are suffering from a health condition. They may even fail to diagnose a deadly condition such as lung cancer. If this happens, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
Symptoms of Lung Cancer
There are several symptoms that can be warning signs of lung cancer. Patients can experience a shortness of breath, hoarseness, a loss of appetite, a persistent cough, chest pain and wheezing.
Back injuries are incredibly common. In fact, back injuries bring a significant number of people to the doctor's office each year, many complaining that they have been injured because of somebody else's negligence or inappropriate actions.
Does this sound familiar? If it does, it could be that you are considering a legal claim because somebody has acted negligently toward you. This guide will help you understand the battle ahead for you and your back injury.
When you work at a construction site, you probably know the risks of your job site. Unfortunately, scaffolding can bring about many potential hazards. Scaffolding that has been assembled and used in accordance with safety guidelines is totally fine, but unfortunately there are some hazards that could lead to some significant injuries.
Scaffolding Is a Danger at the Job Site
Scaffolding is designed to be temporary, a way to help construction workers and others as they perform tasks that are not necessarily on the ground.
You might imagine that your personal injury case is an "open and shut" case. If injuries are present and you can clearly identify the person who caused them, you may think that your lawsuit will be successful and end quickly. However, you should refrain from premature celebration; in fact, your own mistakes could be the reason that your case ultimately fails. How?
1. Waiting too Long
Your mind might not have been clear enough to start legal proceedings immediately after the incident that caused your injuries.