Oct 2, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
If you’re planning on applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits—or filing an appeal after receiving a denial—it’s wise to seek legal help. While claimants are entitled to complete their own applications and represent themselves in any associated hearings, they generally have enough to worry about. Moreover, enlisting help may actually allow them to secure a much better outcome. Still on the fence about hiring an attorney? Here are some ... [Read More]
Oct 2, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
Applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits is a long and arduous process that’s almost always riddled with hurdles. While much of your claim’s trajectory will be out of your hands, however, you’re not necessarily powerless. By making sure to avoid all the most common mistakes, for example, you can prevent a host of complications that might otherwise extend the proceedings (or result in a denial). Let’s take a look ... [Read More]
Oct 2, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
While there’s no way to guarantee your Social Security disability claim will be approved, there are steps you can take to increase your chances of securing the benefits you deserve. In fact, you can start from day one by preparing for your first meeting with the attorney. Read on for a few things you should do in advance to help your claim get off to a strong start during your ... [Read More]
Sep 28, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
If you’re planning on applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits—or you want to appeal a denial—an attorney can help. By turning your claim over to a seasoned professional, you can focus on more important matters, like taking care of your health. You shouldn’t turn to just anyone for guidance, however. After all, not every personal injury lawyer is equipped to navigate the SSD claims process. To ensure you’ll be ... [Read More]
Sep 2, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
Are you thinking about taking action against a property owner or occupier for failing to maintain their premises? Do you find yourself wondering whether filing a claim could actually be worthwhile? Although there’s no way to guarantee any given action will be successful, all the cases that yield a payout have a few elements in common. For those involving premises liability, these are the kinds of circumstances that mean you ... [Read More]
Aug 29, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
Getting hurt in a large truck crash is enough to threaten the average American’s financial security. The out-of-pocket expenses can add up fast, from covering medical care to repairing or replacing the vehicle. There are also indirect losses to consider, like missed paychecks. Put another way, it’s only natural to hope for a speedy resolution to your truck accident claim. Unfortunately, there’s no way to guarantee any given action will ... [Read More]
Aug 23, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
If you were hurt in a car accident, it’s only natural to want justice. What’s the best way to go about achieving it, though? Should you file a first-party claim with your own insurance carrier? Or perhaps a third-party claim with the at-fault driver’s provider? In this article, we explore the differences between the two and what each entails, so you have some idea of what to expect in the ... [Read More]
Aug 9, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
People driving cars, trucks, and SUVs don’t always keep an out for motorcyclists in traffic. Sadly, this negligence often results in devastating crashes that leave riders with catastrophic injuries. If you were seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident, you may be inclined to turn to social media for support. Before you reach out to friends and loved ones online, though, it’s wise to consider the potential ramifications of doing so. ... [Read More]
Aug 4, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
If your loved one was neglected by nursing home staff, it’s only natural to want justice. Thankfully, by filing a claim against the facility, it may be possible to hold them accountable for all the damages your family has incurred. Before you can secure compensation, though, you’re going to have to gather compelling evidence of liability. If you’re wondering what that might include, read on. Here are some of the ... [Read More]
Aug 4, 2022 by Donaldson & Weston
Navigating legal proceedings isn’t easy, especially when you’re recovering from serious injuries. Put another way, if you were hurt in a car accident, you may be wary of filing a claim, even it if means sacrificing the compensation that could result. Fortunately, most personal injury claims don’t make it all the way to court. While arriving at a settlement isn’t necessarily easy either, it’s considerably less hassle than going to ... [Read More]