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  • Driver injured in Uninsured/Underinsured car accident

    Why Uninsured/Underinsured (UM) Coverage Is Important

    As personal injury attorneys we come across insurance coverage issues that can impact a client’s motor-vehicle accident or personal injury claim. One auto insurance coverage that is of critical importance to consider is the insurance coverage known as Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage or “UM” for short. This often misunderstood, overlooked, and rejected coverage is fundamentally the most…

  • Social Security office sign

    Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2017

    On October 18, 2016, the Social Security Administration issued a Press Release advising that there will be a 0.3 percent cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) increase for people currently receiving Social Security Benefits and Supplemental Security Income for 2017. The COLA was enacted by Congress in 1972 in order to set in place legislation to protect social security…