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Medical Tax Deductions: Do I have to Pay Taxes on Medical Bills and Personal Injury awards or settlements? New York Personal Injury Lawyer Explains.

By Clifford Tucker

I wrote about the high cost of medical care and drugs.  If you are seriously hurt, the government will lower your taxes because you can take medical tax deductions. In other words, if you use more than a certain percent of your income to pay for medical care, services, drugs, and supplies, you can pay lower taxes. I am Hurt […]

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Workers Comp Benefits: Where and How do I Apply? Should I Hire a Lawyer? Help for the Injured is within.

By Clifford Tucker

In an earlier article, I wrote that if you are hurt on the job you must call a personal injury lawyer because injured workers sometimes have more rights than what workers compensation (“workers comp” or just “comp” as it is commonly called) will pay. Many people who get hurt at work (including but not limited to: construction workers, firefighters, police […]

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DISABILITY / LOSS OF VALUE POLICIES AGAIN QUESTIONED

By Tommy Fisher

A recent New York Times article by staff writer Marc Tracy again questioned the effectiveness of NCAA approved loss of value/disability insurance policies. In “Insurance Doesn’t Eliminate Risk for Top College Athletes Who Forgo Draft”, Tracy points out what is becoming increasingly clear: it is highly unlikely that an athlete will actually collect anything at […]

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Life Insurance Search: Recovery After Death, a Wrongful Death Attorney’s Help, and a Search for Security

By Clifford Tucker

Death carries emotional and legal consequences. Survivors may have lost stability and income as well as dear companionship. A wrongful death lawyer can help a family manage their affairs and investigate a case after a tragic accident. The attorney will run a life insurance search to help restore some stability. But, anyone can run a search […]

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New York Car Crash: What Should I do First After a Car Accident?

By Clifford Tucker

A New York car crash can be devastating.  In 2013, 1,109 New York car crashes were fatal and 124,505 New York car crashes injured someone.  Most New York car crashes involved two vehicles.  The next most common New York car crash involved a single vehicle.  The least common type of New York car crash involved […]

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Injured at Work: Workers Compensation and Lawsuit. Can You Get Both? Know Your Rights and Remedies. More Help for the Injured and In Need.

By Clifford Tucker

Injured People Have Access to Workers Compensation and Lawsuit Remedies. Anyone hurt in an accident must meet with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to protect all of their rights and prevent irresponsible people and companies from repeating negligent behavior.   Every meeting is confidential and the consultation with a personal injury attorney is free because injured […]

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UPDATE: Eight Dead in Amtrak Derailment, Train Reached Speeds of 106 MPH

By Chris Day

For more info, see our original post here. UPDATE:  Initial data from the train’s black box shows that the train entered the curve at 106 miles per hour, more than double the 50 miles per hour speed limit for the curve (and well above the 80 mile per hour speed limit of the straight portion […]

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Costly Medication Leave Many in Pain. Here is More Help for the Injured.

By Clifford Tucker

Helping the Injured Afford Medication they Need   If you are interested in getting a fairer price for your prescription medication, click here: http://www.rxassist.org If you have insurance but have high co-pays, you may be able to lower your co-pays with the tools found here: http://learning.rxassist.org/sites/default/files/Copayfound%203-11.pdf Also, always search for the generic form of a medication rather than […]

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UPDATE: Eight Dead in Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia

By Chris Day

An Amtrak train traveling through the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia derailed late Tuesday night, leaving at least eight people dead and over one hundred and forty injured, with twenty five remaining hospitalized and eight in critical condition.  Officials have not determined the cause of the derailment, but they believe it was an accident due to the […]

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Breslin Case Cited in Article on NCAA Disability Insurance

By Bryan Fisher

The following article was researched and written by Baylor University Law Professor, Jill Wieber Lens, and Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance, Joshua Lens.  The article discuss insurance coverage for elite student athletes.  It offers Morgan Breslin, a Fisher Injury Lawyers client, as an example of the risks the athlete seeks to protect against when purchasing […]

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