While everyone else runs away from a burning building, firefighters run toward it. Firefighters have one of the toughest jobs out there: it’s a job characterized by danger and injury, where dozens of firefighters are killed and thousands are injured each year.
You’re probably already aware that driving can be a risky activity. More than 30,000 people are killed each year in motor vehicle accidents, and millions more are injured. As a result, you might do all you can to reduce your chances of accident or injury—wearing your seat belt, obeying the speed limit, and following the rules of the road.
Every year, many legitimate workers’ compensation claims are denied—leaving injured workers without the money they need to pay their medical bills and support themselves.
If you are arrested and charged with a DUI (OVI in Ohio), your license will be suspended. But what if you need to drive for work or school related reasons? Are there exceptions? And can you get your license back?
When you have a long-term illness or disability, you face many challenges. You may need financial support to help you pay your medical bills, replace lost wages, and stay financially stable. Social Security Disability is a program that can help you; unfortunately, SSD is incredibly complex and confusing.
The so-called “gig economy” is booming right now: the number of people working a freelance gig—a job that typically pays by the hour and doesn’t include a 401k, health insurance, or other benefits—is at an all-time high. A survey done by the Pew Research Center found that 24 percent of Americans earned money in 2015 through some kind of freelance work—whether it was driving for Uber or freelance web design.
Car accidents are unfortunately very common: an estimated 5 million happen every year. In 2016 (the last year for which data is available), more than 4.6 million people were injured and more than 37,000 were killed in car accidents.