In 1972, driving deaths in the U.S. reached an all-time high of 54,589. Recognizing this as a public health crisis, the U.S. government—along with newly created non-profit organizations—worked to reduce the death toll. Campaigns advocated for the installation and use of seat belts and air bags, warned drivers of the dangers of drinking and driving, and pushed states to improve their road infrastructure. As a result, traffic deaths fell around 40 percent by 2010, to 32,999.
The Social Security Disability program is a labyrinth. It is full of confusing regulations, requirements, and exceptions. (We cover one of the many common misconceptions about SSDI in a previous post.)
At Casper & Casper, our team includes attorneys with extensive experience defending clients against OVI (DUI) charges. As a result, we’ve witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of alcohol abuse on individuals and communities. Since April is Alcohol Awareness Month, we’ve collected some helpful advice on beginning to deal with a drinking problem—or helping someone you love who may be facing alcohol addiction.
It has been well established that working day in and day out can result in physical injuries—whether from an unexpected accident or the repetitive motions of the job.
When you have a long-term illness or disability and struggle to pay your bills, aid programs can be the light at the end of a very long tunnel. The trick to reaching that light is understanding the difference between various aid programs and their requirements for eligibility.
There are lots of reasons why people buy goods from national corporations: a large selection of products and free two-day shipping, for example. When it comes to some things, however, local is simply better.