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How to Recognize and Prevent Nursing Home Financial Abuse

How to Recognize and Prevent Nursing Home Financial Abuse

Many people have heard of nursing home abuse, but not everyone is familiar with nursing home financial abuse. This type of abuse can be harder to detect depending on how well the abuse is covered up. Knowing the types of financial abuse that happen may help you more easily detect financial abuse and take action. Consulting with a Wilmington nursing home abuse lawyer can also be helpful when you suspect abuse. TYPES OF NURSING HOME FINANCIAL ABUSE Financial abuse can take multiple forms. Understanding what each involves might help you detect financial abuse sooner. In general, financial abuse involves stealing money or...

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Avoid Saying These Things in a Disability Benefits Interview

Avoid Saying These Things in a Disability Benefits Interview

What you say in a disability benefits interview could potentially impact your eligibility for disability benefits. You do not have to let this happen to you. There are ways to prepare by knowing what not to say and collecting information for the interview. Taking these steps may increase your chances of receiving disability benefits. Reach out to a Wilmington disability lawyer to find out what steps to take. DO NOT SAY THIS IN A DISABILITY BENEFITS INTERVIEW There are certain things to say and not say in a disability benefits interview that can make a difference. Sometimes saying the wrong thing will...

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Signs of Bad Faith Insurance

Signs of Bad Faith Insurance

Bad faith insurance tactics are used by some insurance agents to save the company money. In turn, many people are left with little to no compensation after a car accident. Recognizing common signs of bad faith insurance might help you take action to secure the compensation you need to recover from the accident. You can also ask a Wilmington accident attorney about what steps taking legal action will require. TYPES OF BAD FAITH INSURANCE Being aware of the different types of bad faith insurance may help you avoid agreeing to an unfair deal. After filing a car accident claim with the auto...

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Will Using a Prosthetic Keep Me from Receiving Disability Benefits?

Will Using a Prosthetic Keep Me from Receiving Disability Benefits?

Applying for disability benefits is challenging enough but not everyone realizes that maintaining disability benefits can also be challenging. When a medical condition improves, like with a prosthetic, disability benefits can be taken away in some cases. Finding out the criteria for this is important for maintaining your disability benefits. Talk to a Wilmington disability attorney if you have any questions. DISABILITY BENEFITS CRITERIA FOR AMPUTATIONS The disability benefits amputation criteria differ based on the type of amputation. These criteria are listed in the online Blue Book by the Social Security Administration (SSA) under the musculoskeletal conditions section. Losing two limbs like...

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Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Knowing what steps to take after a motorcycle accident is not always clear. The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be chaotic and often confusing as a result. Finding out the right steps to take is vital for securing the compensation you need to recover from the accident. You can also reach out to a Wilmington motorcycle accident attorney for additional guidance. WHAT TO DO AFTER A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT The first step to take after a motorcycle accident is to make sure you are safe from harm. Oncoming traffic and fires can result in worse injuries. So can moving your body the...

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Which Digestive Conditions Are Covered by Disability Benefits?

Which Digestive Conditions Are Covered by Disability Benefits?

Certain digestive conditions can make working a full-time or part-time job difficult. In severe cases, certain digestive conditions can significantly interfere with job performance. When this happens, you might be eligible for disability benefits to replace lost income. Feel free to talk to a Wilmington disability lawyer to learn more. DIGESTIVE CONDITIONS ELIGIBLE FOR DISABILITY BENEFITS The Social Security Administration (SSA) lists medical conditions and disabilities in its Blue Book listings of impairments. Digestive conditions are one of the categories in the Blue Book. If your digestive disorder is listed in the Blue Book, then your chances of qualifying for disability benefits...

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What To Do After a Truck Accident

What To Do After a Truck Accident

Important steps taken after a truck accident have the potential to maximize the compensation that can help you cover the resulting expenses. You may not have to settle for less compensation either. If the other driver was at fault for the accident, then you might be able to secure additional compensation. Talk to a Wilmington car accident attorney to learn more. STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A TRUCK ACCIDENT The aftermath of a truck accident can be chaotic and often makes it difficult to know what steps to take. Knowing the most important steps you can take following a truck accident to take...

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Are Disability Benefits Offered for Disabilities that Come and Go?

Are Disability Benefits Offered for Disabilities that Come and Go?

Many people have disabilities that do not stay consistently severe all the time. This leaves people wondering if they can still qualify for disability benefits if their disability symptoms come and go. The answer depends on the type of disability, severity of symptom flare-ups, and longevity of the disability. You can also ask a Wilmington disability attorney about your options. OPTIONS FOR OFF AND ON DISABILITIES There are several types of disability benefits programs out there. These programs are designed to replace lost income as a result of reduced work hours caused by the disability. The two types of disability benefits...

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Most Common Prescribing Errors to Watch Out For

Most Common Prescribing Errors to Watch Out For

Prescribing errors happen when a medical professional makes a mistake during the process of providing medication to a patient. The results range from mild side effects to death from an overdose. All it takes is one minor prescribing error to result in harm to a patient. Consider talking to a Wilmington medical malpractice lawyer if you suffered harm from a medication. TYPES OF PRESCRIBING ERRORS There are several types of prescribing errors that can be committed by doctors, nurses, or pharmacists. The process of prescribing medications involves multiple steps and factors that can go wrong at any point. One minor error can...

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Can Migraines Qualify Me for Disability Benefits?

Can Migraines Qualify Me for Disability Benefits?

Migraines can make concentrating on anything almost impossible. When migraines strike for several weeks back-to-back, many people can find working a full-time job difficult. Instead of taking multiple days off work and losing income, you may qualify for disability benefits that can replace lost income. Talk to a Wilmington disability lawyer to find out if you might be eligible for disability benefits. ARE MIGRAINES LISTED AS A DISABILITY? The Social Security Administration (SSA) supplies disability benefits for those who cannot work a full-time job due to a disability. Disabilities that may qualify for benefits are listed in the SSA Blue Book online....

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