Month: October 2017

Why You Need a Social Security Disability Law Firm

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is required to periodically review the case of every person who is receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits. This process is called a “continuing disability review” (CDR) and is intended to identify recipients who might no longer qualify as disabled. When a claim is […]


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What Happens When You’ve Fallen and Can’t Get Up?

Wet supermarket floors, uneven payment, poorly lit stairwells, sports arenas that don’t mop up spilled drinks…these are just a few cases that may cause serious injuries and warrant a consultation with a Slip and Fall Attorney. “Slip and fall” is a term used in a personal injury case where an individual slips or trips and […]


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Few details in Indianapolis accident that kills bicyclist

A 23-year-old bicyclist was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Indianapolis, Indiana recently after a car struck the bike while it attempted a left turn. The accident happened just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, and the police are investigating the accident. The driver of the motor vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with […]


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62-year-old killed in accident caused by intoxicated street racer

Seven vehicles were involved in a fatal wreck outside the state of Indiana recently. The wreck was started by a 38-year-old who was speeding through the streets of Los Angeles, allegedly in an act of illegal street racing. The other person involved in the street racing later told police that he was simply scared of […]


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Woman dies after childbirth due to misdiagnosis

In our last post, we talked about medical malpractice and the serious nature of this form of negligence. People count on their doctors and medical professionals to treat them with the utmost care, and in the absence of that, people can suffer horrible medical effects or even lose their lives. Today we have an extreme […]


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The serious nature of medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is one of the most infuriating and upsetting forms of negligence in our world. We have to be able to trust our doctors, our surgeons, our nurses, and all of our medical professionals. When they make egregious and horrible mistakes that cost people their lives, or change them irrevocably, it tears at the […]


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When Products Cause Harm

Product liability laws are based on the principle that manufacturers, resellers, distributors, and companies have a duty to protect consumers from potential hazards and dangers. These products include all sorts of consumer goods, from children’s products and pharmaceutical drugs to consumer electronics, medical devices, and vehicles. Unfortunately, dangerous and defective products cause thousands of injuries […]


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Why doctor-patient confidentiality is so important

Imagine a world without doctor-patient confidentiality. There would be people that would avoid going to the doctor for fear that their medical condition would be leaked to the public, or that their doctor may tell people connected with their social circle. The potential embarrassment of a medical condition is very real, and without this confidentiality […]


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Know Who to Trust in a Personal Injury Case

It’s understandably difficult to know whom to trust following a personal injury. If you or a loved one has been hurt either physically or psychologically, as a result of the wrongdoing of another person or company, contact our team of personal injury attorneys at Gerling Law. This is a specialized legal field and you want […]


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The missing diagnosis: What to know about misdiagnoses

Many medical conditions are difficult to diagnose. They may share similarities and symptoms. Others are a little bit easier, with simple tests and procedures that make it possible to identify the condition sooner. A misdiagnosis or the lack of a diagnosis has the potential to threaten your life in some cases. In others, it means […]


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