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Can You Collect SSDI While Working?

It is possible for Social Security disability payment recipients to collect SSDI payments as they return to work. This allows workers to gradually return to work following a disabling injury. However, there are restrictions and it is important for recipients to understand how the process works so that they can budget and plan accordingly. Substantial […]

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Saying I’m Sorry Won’t Get Your Sued

Research conducted by Stanford Health Policy has determined that apologies have a significant impact on patient’s desire to sue. The research conducted by the university showed that patients are not likely to sue a physician for medical malpractice when offered a straightforward and honest explanation regarding medical procedures gone wrong. A New Method of Risk […]

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Social Security Changes the Rules for Mental Health Disorders

The Social Security Administration updated their rules regarding mental health disorders in September 2016. These rule changes became effective on January 1, 2017. While many of the rule changes are relatively minor, there are several changes that could significantly affect an individual’s claim and compensation levels. Notable Inclusions The SSA has added three new listings […]

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How Stiffer DUI Laws in Tennessee Might Affect You

Three new laws went into effect last year that stiffen penalties for repeat DUI offenders with four or more convictions on their record. These new laws are among the latest steps the legislature and law enforcement are taking to reduce the number of DUI accidents in Tennessee. Statistics gathered by Mothers Against Drunk Driving show […]

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When Security Goes Too Far: Excessive Force Injuries

When a security officer uses excessive force to apprehend or detain a person, injury and even wrongful death may result. Security guards, armed, or unarmed, do not possess the same arrest powers or rights to use force as a sworn police officer. Security Guards Are not Police Officers Security guards are typically given the responsibility […]