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January 2018 Archives

What is a disability for SSDI?

If you are trying to qualify for Social Security Disability in Rhode Island, you may have heard a lot about how hard it is to get. While it does take time and involves a lot of paperwork, getting SSDI is not really that difficult as long as you have a qualifying disability. This is very important to understand because you will be denied if you cannot prove you have a qualifying disability. 

How to recognize dog attacks BEFORE they happen

Dogs are not that different from humans. They have their moods. Sometimes they feel cuddly or playful, and other times they’re crabby and want to defend their territory. The difference with dogs, though, is they are animals without our self-restraint. So they are more likely to bite or attack when threatened than civilized people would be.

What are some basic speed tips for boaters?

Staying safe on Rhode Island roadways means being aware of basic safety rules. It is your responsibility to ensure you take all safety precautions when you take a boat onto waterways. It not only will protect you and your passengers but also everyone else out on the water. One area where you should have a good understanding is speed and knowing what speed to go safely. 

Can a brain injury lead to Alzheimer’s?

The brain is a very complex thing. Even those who specialize in studying and working with it in Rhode Island are not completely aware of everything about it. It is like the unknown frontier of the body. There is still much to learn. This makes it difficult when there are diseases, such as Alzheimer's, that we want to know more about. That is why there are always studies to try to find more information.

What are some myths about auto insurance?

If you get into a car accident in Rhode Island, one of the most important things is that you have car insurance. Insurance helps you pay for damages and can prevent you from ending up in court or in financial trouble. When it comes to insurance, though, there are many things people do not understand. You may have heard some of the myths out there. Here are a few common insurance myths cleared up by the Insurance Information Institute.

Can you work and still get SSDI?

If you receive Social Security disability benefits in Rhode Island, you probably know they are not as much as you would make working a full-time job. Of course, whatever disability has qualified you for benefits makes it impossible for you to work such a job, but you may be able to do some work. As you also likely know, there are rules when it comes to Social Security about earning money by working.

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