Is Your Fibromyalgia Covered By Social Security?

If you are suffering from the debilitating disease of fibromyalgia (FM) and are unable to work, you might consider applying for Social Security benefits. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) does not readily accept a diagnosis of FM, and this disorder is not listed on the SSA list of covered illnesses. With this illness affecting so many workers, the SSA has instituted an evaluation method to deal with FM. While it is still a challenge to be approved for benefits based on an FM diagnosis, it is now possible to be approved if you meet the guidelines. [Read More]

Personal Injury: Poor Road Conditions And Government Agencies

When road conditions are poor, devastating accidents can occur. Unfortunately, when accidents occur as a result of poor road conditions, it isn't always easy to determine who is liable for the accident. All accidents in these instances do not wind up leading to a personal injury lawsuit. Before a lawsuit can be filed, the victim must be able to prove that the poor road conditions were unsafe and that the responsible third party or government agency responsible for said conditions was negligent in some way. [Read More]

What You Need To Know About Being Arrested While Protesting

America has a long history of protest, dating all the way back to demonstrations like the Boston Tea Party in the colonial era. While protests have happened in all eras, some points of history have seen more protest than others. Currently, the United States is experiencing high levels of participation in political protests. One study conducted in early 2018 found that one in five Americans has participated in some type of political protest or rally since 2016 and that 19 percent of those participating had never done so before. [Read More]

3 Ways To Keep Your Electric On When You Have A Shut Off Notice

Regardless of the reasons for financial difficulties, sometimes it's just really impossible for people who are living paycheck to paycheck to pay their bills. Just one hardship like a vehicle repair can send your mind reeling on what bills definitely need to be covered and which ones can wait. If you have to decide between paying your electric bill and paying your rent, you should choose to pay your rent, especially if you are at risk of being evicted. [Read More]