Understanding How The Social Security Appeals Council Works

If following your hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ), your Social Security disability (SSDI) claim is again denied, the next step in the appeal process is to request that the Social Security Appeals Council review your case. Although you may decide to handle this level of appeal on your own, an attorney experienced in filing disability claims can help you understand how the process works so that you have a better chance of winning your case. [Read More]

2 Tips For Seeking Lost Wages From An Auto Accident If You Were Not At Fault

If you end up in a serious car accident, you may have to take time off work in order to recover from your injuries. At some point, the amount of paid vacations and sick days that you are entitled to may run out before you have fully recovered. Missing a number of days of work can quickly add up. If you are not at fault for the accident, you can recoup the money that you are unable to earn as a result of your injuries. [Read More]

Three Things You Shouldn't Do During A Divorce

The cost and emotions involved in a divorce are enormous; it's an understatement to say that the process is difficult. This is why you are advised to get not only an experienced lawyer, such as Stimpson & Associates PC, but also a support group that can tide you through the whole process. You should even consider therapy. Otherwise, you may find yourself committing ludicrous – but costly – mistakes such as these three: [Read More]

The Different Types Of Intellectual Property

If you are interested in securing some type of intellectual property rights, then you might be confused about the different kinds of intellectual property. To help you get a better understanding of the subject, here is a comparison of two types of intellectual property: patents and trademarks. What is a patent? A patent is a form of intellectual property that covers inventions. With a patent, you can prevent anyone else from using, making, or selling your invention. [Read More]