VA Disability News: Service Connection Warranted in Gulf War Veteran's Lung Cancer

The "image" of those applying for VA Disability tends to fall into two categories: older Veteran servicemembers from around the time of Vietnam, or soldiers just now coming back from time spent in the Middle East.

While these two groups make up a...

Posted on August 15, 2017

Mediation, Part 2: Direct Negotiation and Assisted Mediation

Last week's post, "Can Mediation Help You Avoid Going to Trial?", went over the basics of the mediation process and how it can benefit those looking to avoid going before a judge or jury in a courtroom.

Today, we're going to take a closer look...

Posted on August 10, 2017

Posted in Mediation

Can Mediation Help You Avoid Going to Trial?

In one of our previous posts, a basic answer to the question "What does litigation mean?", we briefly mentioned mediation as one of the steps you may utilize prior to a trial.

Can mediation help you avoid going to trial entirely?

The short answer...

Posted on August 01, 2017

Posted in Litigation, Mediation

How Do I Appeal a Court Case?

Were you involved in a court case and you feel that the outcome was unjust? You may be wondering if appealing your case is an option and just what goes into an appeal.

If you're considering speaking with a legal representative about the...

Posted on July 21, 2017

Posted in Litigation Support and Appeals

What is a VA Disability Buddy Statement?

When a veteran applies for VA Disability benefits as a result of service-connected conditions or other concerns,, they often present reams of documentation to prove their claim to the VA.

One of the documents that you may find useful, when...

Posted on July 13, 2017

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Can You Receive Social Security Disability for Invisible Disabilities?

Social Security Disability, intended to help those who find it hard or even physically impossible to support their households through employment due to injury or disease, can be difficult to gain access to.

On average, 55% of applicants are...

Posted on July 06, 2017

Posted in Social Security Disability

Fourth of July Safety Tips for South Carolina Celebrations

Our nation's "birthday", the Fourth of July is famous for fireworks, backyard barbecue parties, and red, white, and blue desserts. Unfortunately, the Fourth of July isn't just a popular day for pulling out the grill — it's also one of the top...

Posted on June 29, 2017

Posted in Life in South Carolina

What Should You Do If Your Elderly Parent is Injured in a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes and "senior living centers" are growing, as the aging Baby Boomer generation begins to seek out assisted-living facilities designed to provide medical and personal care.

When we move an elderly or infirm loved one into a nursing...

Posted on June 21, 2017

Posted in Personal Injury

Can You File for Workers Compensation for Occupational Hearing Loss?

Although it too often goes unrecognized, noise-induced hearing loss is a fairly common health problem in the United States. People who report excellent hearing often test positive for hearing damage, and work exposure to loud noise increases the...

Posted on June 14, 2017

Posted in Worker's Compensation

How Much Does It Cost to Insure a Teenage Driver?

As our children grow, they take on new responsibilities — chores around the house, less supervision when it comes to schoolwork, and eventually even access to the family car (or a vehicle of their own).

It's important to make sure you take a look...

Posted on June 06, 2017

Posted in Insurance, Automobile Accident