4 Reasons You Should Not Wait After an Injury

You should not wait after an injury to find out about your rights

You have probably heard the expression: “Good things come to those who wait”.  Most of the time, that is good advice.  But, when you have been injured or are disabled, waiting is almost never a good idea.  Here are some reasons why you should not wait: Waiting causes you to miss deadlines and lose your […]

Will My Personal Injury Claim Affect Social Security Benefits?

If you are currently receiving Social Security Benefits such as SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) payments, you may have questions about how the money received from your personal injury case will affect these benefits. SSDI Social security disability benefits (SSDI) are not income dependent or “need based” benefits.  This means […]

Giving Up Your Privacy Through Facebook Posts

Using computer to post to Facebook

Our previous two blog posts in this series on Facebook and other social media have discussed some basic privacy concerns with social media and the use of privacy settings to keep your information from falling into unintended hands.  This blog post will discuss the consequences in a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim of an […]

The Importance of Social Media Privacy Settings

Privacy settings for Facebook

The use of social media websites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and numerous other sites has exploded in recent years.  Facebook on its own has over 1.1 billion users.  These websites certainly offer good ways to connect quickly with friends and relatives who may not live close by us.  They allow us to easily view information, pictures and videos […]

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury – Why Does Facebook Matter?

Woman post on Facebook from laptop computer

The use of social media websites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and numerous other sites has exploded in recent years.  Facebook on its own has over 1.1 billion users.  These websites certainly offer good ways to connect quickly with friends and relatives who may not live close by us.  They allow us to easily view information, […]