Social security disability applications going forward

According to the Social Security Administration over the ten years between 2001 and 2010, applications for Social Security disability benefits increased 250%. The percentage of favorable awards of disability benefits over that same time declined from 46.1% to 35.7% (as a percent of all applications). The last five years has seen a 28% increase in … Continue reading “Social security disability applications going forward”

Car on bicycle accidents increasing

Bicycles on the roadway are by law vehicles with the same rights and responsibilities of all motorized vehicles used on our roadways. Recent statistics obtained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) indicate that there were 618 fatalities in bicycle-motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. These numbers represent just under 2% of the total … Continue reading “Car on bicycle accidents increasing”