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Pandemic May Increase Risk of Dog Attacks

As Dog Adoptions Soar During the Pandemic, You May Be At a Higher Risk for Dog Attacks. As a dog attacks lawyer Memphis TN trusts, I can tell you that dog attack injuries are no joke. Whether it’s one small bite from a scared   animal, or a much more serious attack, a dog attack personal…

Don’t Go At It Alone: Top Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Accidents are a fact of life, no matter how cautious or how careful we may be. They rarely happen on their own; whether we’re talking about an on-the-job injury or a car accident, there are various factors at play. Sometimes, it’s another person’s negligence. Thankfully, justice is possible. You could be eligible for compensation if…

Be Wary of Predatory Lenders During Tough Times

These past few months have been among the most difficult we’ve ever witnessed, but the worst is far from over. As you look towards the weeks and months ahead, you may have fears: how will you make ends meet? If you’ve found yourself in a vulnerable spot, be advised that there are ill-intentioned people out…

COVID, Debt, and the Life-Changing Power of Bankruptcy

There’s never a good time to struggle financially, but debt hits even harder right now. Many folks have either lost their job or experienced income losses because of this global pandemic. A public health crisis of this magnitude is difficult to endure even when you aren’t in debt. Debt is difficult to endure even without…

Millions of Boomers Facing Early Retirement Due to COVID

Though the challenges of this pandemic are universal, it has impacted different demographics in different ways. Baby boomers are in a tough situation given the widespread unemployment combined with how difficult it can be to get a job later in life. According to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, COVID-19 has negatively impacted almost 58%…

The Extended Eviction Moratorium: What to Know

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a temporary halt on evictions through the remainder of the year, citing the public health risks of moving people into shared living spaces or shelters. “The ability of these settings to adhere to best practices, such as social distancing and other infection control measures, decreases…

These Are The Top Workplace Injuries

Did you know that every seven seconds, someone gets hurt in the workplace? As a Memphis workers compensation lawyer I know that too often, these injuries are avoidable. The pain an employee suffers is preventable. According to the National Safety Council, one injury every seven seconds adds up to… 510 injuries per hour 12,600 injuries…

Bankruptcy and Your Student Loan Debt

If you’re stressed about making your student loan payments, there’s some good news. The payment suspension legislation has officially been extended through December 31, 2020. All in all, it’s a 10-month hiatus. The suspension is intended to be a critical lifeline for the many Americans who are struggling right now. Wesley Whistle writes for Forbes:…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Applying for SSDI

Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI) are critical to recovering and getting back on your feet after an injury or illness. Simply qualifying for SSDI is relatively easy. Anyone who is medically unable to work and who has worked long enough to get necessary work credits is eligible to receive benefits. But as our Memphis Social…

Fix Your Finances and Alleviate Your Stress

From the standpoint of mental health, this pandemic is a recipe for disaster. Not only are folks grappling with unemployment, financial stress, and grief, they’re doing so in a period of isolation, with limited access to the support systems that ordinarily get us through tough times. “Millions of Americans have lost their jobs,” Jack Kelly…