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Is Diabetes A Disability?

Disability Benefits for Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic medical condition that causes too much sugar in the blood. Millions of people are diagnosed with diabetes. However, only a small percentage of people receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits for diabetes. This is because elevated sugar levels can be controlled through medication and diet. If an individual has diabetes that cannot be controlled, they may be eligible for benefits.  High sugar …Read More

What Is The Best Way To Select A Personal Injury Law Firm

There are so many personal injury law firms. It can be overwhelming to choose the right one for you. Some have many billboards or commercials with their faces and where to call. Some have a big presence online. Others don’t advertise at all, but have a loyal clientele. You have likely encountered many different personal injury lawyers, but here is how to know which firm is for you. To find …Read More

What Are The Benefits Of Hiring A Injury Lawyer

If you were hurt in a car accident, slip or fall, or any other kind of injury, you should consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. If someone is liable or responsible for your damages, you can file a claim. You can get compensation for your suffering. It would be best if you considered speaking to a lawyer. It is always advised to consider hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer. The …Read More

How To Qualify For Social Security

We all struggle. We all endure problems that we wish we could fix, issues that we need to address. Unfortunately, not all problems are created equally. For some of us, our problems are overwhelming. We are hurt. We are sick. We find ourselves completely disabled and unable to perform. If you, or somebody you know, is struggling with disability, there is help. In fact, millions of people across the country …Read More

How To Apply For Social Security Benefits

Social security is a social assistance program that helps millions of people across the country. Designed to assist with income and disability, social security helps both individuals and families. Social security is ideally suited for people who cannot help themselves. Unfortunately, disability is not as uncommon as people think. In fact, disability impacts people for a number of reasons. Disability can occur as a result of serious accidents or incidents. …Read More

Do You Have To File A Claim After An Auto Accident?

Automobile accidents can dramatically change our lives. One moment, your life is going well. The next moment, your car or truck is struck. Although not all accidents are serious, many can be. Sometimes, a car accident is so bad, that the victims may be injured or disabled for life. Some car accidents are even lethal. Unfortunately, many people involved in car accidents do not take the necessary steps they should. …Read More

When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

Life is unpredictable. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been hurt. You’ve endured injuries, big and small, and you’ve managed pain. You know what it’s like to get injured. You know what it feels like to have to deal with a physical or mental problem. Injuries are never fun. However, they’re almost unavoidable. In many cases, an accident occurs and an injury results. Accidents can range from something as …Read More

Florida Lemon Law Attorney

How Florida Lemon Law Affects You Products are unpredictable. One moment your car is working fine, the next moment it’s struggling. One second your appliances are functioning, then they go up in flames. Every day, millions of people deal with machine and vehicle issues. Every day, vehicles across the nation do not work as intended. The reasons for these issues are numerous. Some vehicles require simple repairs. Other cars and …Read More

Florida Actos Bladder Cancer Attorney In Florida

The Berke Law Firm P.A. has represented injured patients and consumers in Southwest Florida dealing with injuries incurred from dangerous pharmaceutical drugs. Recently, there have been concerns over possible side effects including bladder cancer, from a drug known as Actos. Pioglitazone, commonly known as Actos, is a drug that was originally developed as a treatment for adults with Type 2 diabetes and other blood sugar maintenance problems. Prior to investigative …Read More

Florida Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Many women in Florida, and across the country suffering from pelvic organ prolapse or urinary incontinence caused by stress are presented with many different treatments to correct these issues.  A popular treatment for these issues has been the use of bladder and pelvic support products, such as a Transvaginal Surgical Mesh. This particular treatment although popular, does not come without the potential for health issues. The FDA has been investigating …Read More

Florida Pradaxa Lawsuit Attorney | Pradaxa Side Effects

According to an article in the Madison-St. Clair Record, there are currently 176 cases pending in the federal multidistrict litigation filed on behalf of patients injured by the blood thinning drug Pradaxa. Pradaxa was introduced into the market to replace the use of Warfarin. However, the drug developed to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in atrial fibrillation patients has been accompanied by serious side effects some of …Read More

Florida Hip Replacement Attorney

On August 2010 DePuy Orthopedics issued a recall for their “metal on metal” ASR XL Acetabular System for Total Hip Replacement due to an investigation that these hip implants were failing. The implants would harm patients by causing particles to escape the device into its patients which leads to harmful, painful reactions which would require further surgical procedures to fix. Problems at this time are being reported by thousands of …Read More

Southwest Florida Foreclosure Lawyer

In 2012 residents filing for foreclosure in Southwest Florida had hit a 2 year high attributing to the state of Florida’s number 1 ranking for home defaults in the nation. In the state of Florida, all mortgages are foreclosed in equity. During a foreclosure action, the court serves the tenant for separate trial, and all counter claims against the foreclosing lender. During this process the foreclosure claim if tried, ends …Read More

Insurers Faced With Bias Opinions Among Potential Jurors

An apparent uphill battle in court has begun as a recent poll has found that the majority of people elected as jurors hold a bias against insurers. This makes jury candidates to be more likely to support individuals that are pursuing legal action against an insurance carrier. The poll, sponsored by the Voice of the Defense Bar, (an association for defense attorneys) found that 59 percent of respondents are inclined …Read More

Florida Minimum Wage Increase

On January 1st 2013 Florida’s minimum wage increased from $7.67 to $7.79 per hour. Florida law requires for employers that pay minimum wage to post a minimum wage notice in an accessible place where their employees work. This requirement is in addition to the federal requirement for posting notice of the federal minimum wage. A recent study by the National Employment Law Project estimates that this minimum wage increase will …Read More

Motor Vehicle Law Changes in 2013

The New Year is ushering in new laws here in Florida. In this article we will briefly discuss changes to existing and new motor vehicle laws to keep you informed. The following two laws stood out in particular. Please take the time to educate yourself on these changes, as well as many others within the state of Florida Personal Injury Protection Insurance Coverage: Initial changes took effect of July 1st …Read More

Motorcycle Safety in Cape Coral

With beautiful weather on the horizon here in sunny Southwest Florida, you will see an increase in motorcycle activity. It is important that if you plan on riding a motorcycle that you follow all necessary safety precautions to help ensure you arrive at your destination safely. Wear the Appropriate Gear: Often overlooked it is imperative that as a motorcycle rider you wear a helmet. A DOT approved helmet along with …Read More

What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage

What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage? As Personal Injury lawyers we frequently have cases where there is not enough insurance coverage to compensate our clients for their injuries from automobile accidents. Drivers can purchase Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage. This insurance covers you where an auto collision occurs and you are injured and the person that caused the accident does not have enough insurance coverage. We frequently have clients with cases and the …Read More

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