Do I Need an Attorney to Apply for SSD Benefits?
Jul 22, 2019
If you’re unable to work due to a disability, you may be considering applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Unfortunately, filing for SSD benefits can be a complicated and confusing process. More than 60% of applicants are denied, often due to avoidable errors in paperwork or missed deadlines. Although...
Common Factors in Motorcycle Accidents
Jun 17, 2019
Despite national efforts to improve motorcycle safety and reduce crashes between motorcycles and other vehicles, motorcycle accidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than passenger vehicle occupants, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)....
What if a Loved One Died in a Crash?
May 21, 2019
If you lost a loved one due to a motor vehicle crash, you’re likely facing not just grief and a loss of companionship, but also confronted with funeral and burial arrangements as well as lost income. The first thing to know is that you’re not alone. Nearly 40,000 people per...
Determining Fault in Multi-Vehicle Accidents
Apr 26, 2019
While any car accident can result in serious injuries or death, collisions involving multiple vehicles have higher rates of injuries. Liability can also be difficult to assess in multi-vehicle accidents, which makes recovering compensation for injuries more challenging. In this post, the Cincinnati injury lawyers at Young, Reverman & Mazzei...
Hit-and-Runs On the Rise in Cincinnati, Across Ohio
Apr 23, 2019
Hit-and-run accidents are increasing at an alarming rate, according to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In the United States, a hit-and-run collision occurs roughly every 43 seconds. Hit-and-run crashes led to a record 2,049 fatalities in 2016, according to the AAA report, with pedestrians and...
Types of Compensation in Personal Injury Cases
Mar 19, 2019
If you were injured due to another’s negligence and are considering a personal injury case to recover damages, it’s important to understand the different types of compensation available. Damages in personal injury claims vary widely, and your lawyer will help set compensation expectations with you based on the unique circumstances...
What if I was Hurt in a Hit-and-Run Crash?
Feb 18, 2019
Any type of motor vehicle crash can be a stressful experience, but hit-and-run collisions can be traumatic on multiple fronts for injury victims. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents are on the rise, according to a recent analysis by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. A hit-and-run happens every 43 seconds in the...
Who Pays Damages if a Rideshare Driver Causes a Crash?
Jan 25, 2019
More than 30 percent of Americans use a ridesharing app, according to a recent Gallup poll, and about 45 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 use at least one. Services like Lyft and Uber are the most popular, but other options pop up seemingly every day....
What if I’m Hurt in a Crash While Traveling for the Holidays?
Dec 19, 2018
Car crashes tend to increase over the winter holidays, as higher volumes of vehicles hit the roads, often in adverse conditions. Holiday Crashes by the Numbers There were more than 1,000 deaths on national highways between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in 2016, according to an Insurance Information Institute report....
What are the Differences Between SSD and SSI?
Dec 5, 2018
The Social Security Administration offers two programs that provide financial benefits to disabled Americans: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, these services often generate some confusion among disabled individuals who are new to seeking benefits. While there is some overlap between SSD and SSI, there...
How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Nov 30, 2018
Workers’ Compensation is an important protection for employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. But navigating the benefits process can be confusing and frustrating, especially as you’re trying to recover. The Workers’ Compensation attorneys at Young, Reverman & Mazzei have decades of success helping injured workers and their families get...
The Most Dangerous Jobs in the Tri-State Area
Oct 25, 2018
Workplace accidents can happen even in the safest environments, but for workers in certain fields the risk for accidents and injuries is significantly greater. Nationally, the most dangerous jobs include logging, commercial fishing, aviation, roofing and trucking. State-by-state statistics reveal some variances by profession. Following is a look at some...