Can a Veteran Collect Social Security Disability and VA Disability at the Same Time?

Soldiers who engage in military service can suffer from psychological and physical side effects well after they have separated from the service.  Because of these side affects disabled veterans can collect Social Security Disability benefits and Veteran Affairs Disability benefits at the same time. The Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and the U.S. Department of Veteran […]

10 Keys to Representing Yourself or Getting an Attorney with No Money Upfront

Let’s face it, attorneys can be expensive and depending on your situation, you may not have the money available to pay a retainer.  However, sometimes your legal issues can’t wait for your financial situation to improve.  Knowing where to go for help in representing yourself is the first step towards fighting your own battles.  Our […]

Does My Business Need to Create an Accessible Website for Disabled Individuals?

Over the years, an increasing number of plaintiff lawsuits have been filed regarding the accessibility of websites to those with disabilities.  While a handful of appellate courts from various jurisdictions have considered the matter, the decisions have been split.  North Carolina appellate courts have not yet had the chance to weigh in but that could […]

Social Security Disability: Common Mistakes to Avoid in the Application Process

The application and appeals processes for Social Security Disability benefits are complex, and there are many areas where mistakes can be made.  If the forms are not filled out exactly correct, or if there seems to be any kind of discrepancy between your application and your medical reports, the Social Security Administration (SSA) can easily […]