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2014-07-24 23:12:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the Center for American Progress (CAP) on its website that is affirming Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) as “a lifeline to millions of Americans.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the...

2014-07-23 23:15:24

Players, weigh the pros and cons very carefully before opting out of the NFL settlement, advises the founding partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to Sports Illustrated, 2013 is touted as the Year of the Injury due to the increase in ACL injuries, the ongoing concussion lawsuit and the long-discussed benefits of disability insurance policies for pro-athletes. Several events have occurred recently in the world of football, which have resulted in a lot of media...

2014-07-07 23:01:20

America's top disability insurance lawyer and founder of DarrasLaw, discusses why protecting projected professional NFL income is important. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 According to ESPN, Florida State University’s star quarterback, Jameis Winston, just took out an 8-10 million dollar disability insurance policy protecting his standing in upcoming NFL drafts. The policy, based on the projection that Winston will be a top-10 pick for the 2015 NFL draft, is split between...

2014-06-25 23:01:26

Maybe it's the jumping or other spectacular moves he makes on the court. Hopefully talented team trainers and doctors can isolate where his injuries originate so he makes a full recovery, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Embiid may be worried his foot injury will keep him out this whole season but the big fear is this will mean a future of career roadblocks. According to NBC Sports, the injuries he has experienced so far this year might discourage a lot of teams. Embiid...

2014-06-19 23:02:03

Unlike other contracts in the NFL, Kaepernick’s contract stipulates the cost of the policy will be funded by Kaepernick, yet the benefits of the disability insurance policy would go to the San Francisco 49ers should he suffer a career-ending injury, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network and SB Nation, there’s been an interesting development in the world of the National Football League in regards to Colin Kaepernick's disability...

2014-06-17 08:30:42

Council for Disability Awareness Releases Ninth-Annual Long Term Disability Claims Review PORTLAND, Maine, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) today released its ninth-annual Long Term Disability Claims Review, an exclusive analysis of long term disability claims data and trends from 19 of America's top disability insurance companies. Disability claims payments in 2013 totaled $9.8 billion, a 1.6 percent increase over 2012. In addition, more...

2014-06-11 23:13:26

Two Ways To Fix Social Security That Seniors Support Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) found clear support for two proposals that would provide decades of solvency to Social Security. Sixty-five percent of seniors responding strongly favor increasing the limit on taxable earnings, which currently allows high earners to escape paying Social Security taxes on earnings higher than $117,000. In addition, 78 percent strongly favor...

2014-06-03 23:11:50

Allsup outlines top 10 reasons to get a disability representative when seeking SSDI benefits. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The approval rate for people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has dropped to its lowest level in five years, according to Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®. Only 48 percent of those who sought disability benefits were approved at the hearing level in fiscal 2013, and only 33 percent of claimants...

2014-05-29 23:02:38

Over the past five years, declining unemployment and relatively higher awareness of the consequences of disability have fueled growth in industry revenue; going forward, this industry is expected to grow more slowly. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Disability Insurance industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Industry operators provide long-term (LTD) and short-term disability (STD) insurance....

2014-05-20 23:00:37

Insurance protection is risk management for the future and Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw offers tips to college graduates. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Protecting what you have and what you will have in the future now that you have obtained a degree is an important undertaking. Insurance is a universal need and many employers provide necessary policies such as health and disability insurance. Health insurance in particular is an extremely important type of insurance because medical...


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