Month

September 2019
Social Security Disability Insurance applicants need an attorney's help
No, and the disabled need legal advocates more than ever.   If you’re an attorney handling Social Security Disability Insurance cases, you may know October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It’s when the U.S. Dept. of Labor recognizes the contributions of disabled workers and educates the public about them. The origins of NDEAM date...
Auto injury leads have a short shelf life
According to the National Safety Council, about 4.5 million people were seriously injured in vehicle crashes in 2018. Those hurt in car, truck or motorcycle accidents have a limited amount of time to seek compensation in the courts. By the same token, attorneys who take these cases have a brief window of opportunity to obtain...
With fewer than 20% of companies today offering employee pensions, many older Americans will rely on Social Security and retirement account savings. For those 65 and up, Social Security benefits make up over one-third of their income, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, the ratio of workers paying into Social Security and retirees...
How an Estate Planning Attorney Can Protect a Client's Assets
As an estate planning attorney, clients trust you to manage their precious assets. Though it seems like a straightforward process, you may encounter issues along the way. For instance, parties with a potential interest in your client’s assets may surface at some point. Disgruntled heirs and disinherited family members are two examples. Because we know...