Pre-Existing Medical Conditions: How You Can Claim Worker's Compensation Benefits

The worker's compensation program was designed by the government to provide compensation for individuals who are injured or become ill as a result of their career or trade. Worker's compensation benefits operate under a "no-fault" system, meaning that you are entitled to benefits if you can simply prove that you are injured or ill. In 2009 alone, worker's compensation provided benefits to approximately 124.9 million employees. Surprisingly, the benefits also extend to pre-existing medical conditions that start up again or get worse. [Read More]

Tips For Reducing Your Appeal To Slip And Fall Scammers

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, there was a 57-percent increase in the number of dubious slip and fall claims submitted to insurance providers between 2008 and 2010. Because of the nature of these types of accidents, it's often very easy for scammers to fake them and make money by submitting claims (or filing lawsuits) for phony injuries. Possibly the best way to avoid having your business fall victim to this type of scam is to make your company unappealing to con artists. [Read More]

Should You File A Medical Malpractice Case If Your Elderly Loved One Dies After A Procedure At An Outpatient Clinic?

Have you recently lost an elderly relative or loved one during an outpatient procedure that you believe may have gone wrong? More than likely, their doctors warned you or the patient in advance that procedure or the use of anesthesia in the elderly could be dangerous, as they have less physiological reserve to handle the stress of surgery. Even so, if you have a nagging suspicion that your loved one's death was not caused by their age but possibly by negligence on the part of the doctor or the clinic, you should seek legal help. [Read More]

3 Social Security Disability Tips For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Living with a disease that causes chronic pain is hard enough. Going to work every day while living with a disease that causes chronic pain may be nearly impossible – yet many fibromyalgia sufferers attempt to do just that, because they don't know that they can qualify for disability benefits, or they don't know how to get approved. If you're living with fibromyalgia, or you're living with chronic pain that you suspect is caused by fibromyalgia, there is help out there for you. [Read More]