Social Security Disability: How Employment Affects Benefits

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Receiving social security disability benefits and working a part-time or full-time job are not necessarily mutually exclusive, as many people might believe. While you may not be granted SSI benefits if you’re pulling in a cool million dollars every year, most people are awarded social security disability benefits over the course of a few years as they ease back into full-time employment. This article discusses the essential factors of receiving benefits for those who would like to return to work, or who are still working, but fear losing their benefits as a result.…

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What A Criminal Defense Lawyer May And May Not Do For You

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What you tell a lawyer is privileged information, but often lawyers don’t know for certain whether clients are guilty or innocent of the crimes for which they are charged. If you go on trial for a crime, it’s up to your lawyer to give you the best defense possible. That means your lawyer doesn’t have to know whether you are guilty or innocent to defend you. Burden of proof, not innocence, determines a case…

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Cruise Lines Can Be Held Legally Responsible For Injuries In Some Cases

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A cruise is usually a fun excursion for passengers, filled with on-board activities, meals, and trips to ports of call. But when things go wrong, the results can often be very serious, ranging from illness or injury to death. If the cruise line and its employees could have reasonably prevented the harm from occurring, you may be able to take legal action. You can be compensated for medical expenses incurred, lost wages, and pain and suffering.…

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Pleading The Fifth: Five Things You Should Never Say To A Policeman

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  IMany people are familiar with the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution. This amendment has been incorporated into the Miranda rights that are typically read to people taken into custody by policemen. People sometimes say things to policemen that they probably shouldn’t. With that in mind, here are a few things that you should never say during an arrest: 1. “I’m Only A Little Drunk” One of the worst things you can say to a police office, particularly after getting pulled over for a suspected DUI is: “…

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