What To Do If Your Disability Case is DeniedWritten by Carla Ballatan
Some American working class citizen come to point in their lives when they find out that they become disabled due to a physical impairment/illness and can no longer perform on their present jobs or cannot hold down any kind of jobs anymore. To compensate for income loss, they will go to file for disability insurance claims under programs of Social Security Ė Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income.
Initially, after filing for disability insurance claims, they believe for a while that everything will go smoothly for them. Alas, when they first applied for Social Security Disability Benefits, very few claimants were ever told how long process of eventually securing their claims might take. Thatís because of an unfortunate fact, that 60-70% of claims for disability are denied at initial level. During reconsideration level, even more are denied, up to 80-85%. Because of this, processing for social security disability benefits may take up to 2 Ĺ years.
If youíre one of many who filed for disability benefits claims and have received that first notification letter from Social Security Administration (SSA) that your case is denied, donít panic! Also, since we also given you statistics of social security disability claims being denied, realize this reality and do not doubt strength of your case or severity of your impairments. Nor do you hesitate to file for appeal for this is necessary. Donít fall into trend of not appealing your claim or file a brand new claim!
Cases Involving Defective ProductsWritten by Nashville
Each year, millions of people are being harmed by defective products. A defective product is a product that causes injury or harm to a person. A product may be considered to be defective for many different reasons such as design defect, failure to warn, failure to guard, unfit for intended use, defect in construction, or a defect in materials. With this, defective product claims can be based on negligence, strict liability, or breach of warranty of fitness depending on jurisdiction within which claim is based.
No matter how big or small, you must file your defective products claim and see what your legal rights are. Basically, liability and damages are two important elements in every defective products law case. A liability involves demonstrating that person being charged did bear responsibility for injury. The damages, however, refer to extent or amount of injury or loss that was suffered on account of defendant's actions or negligence.
Know what, defective product cases require extensive resources and experience. Expert witnesses can cost tens of thousands of dollars just for an initial evaluation. Not every lawyer has resources or connections to utilize top experts. In addition, product liability cases require originality, creativeness, fortitude and resources to cover high expenses involved. Representing injured parties is often expensive for attorneys because they put up large sums of money on these complex cases in order to hire experts, take depositions, gather evidence, and oppose lawyers of large companies and insurance firms.