Corpus Christi Law Blog
Do you have enough work credits to qualify for Social Security Disability, and if you do not If you live with one or more physical or mental disabilities or impairments that prevents you from working, you may wish to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. However, to qualify for Social Security Disability in Texas, generally you must have worked five of the past ten year, that is 20 quarter years of the past 40 quarter years. This rule is different if you are under 31 years of age or are 61 years of age or older, and it would be best to discuss you case with an attorney if you fall within those age groups. If you do not qualify for Social Security Disability benefits because you have not worked enough and you have one or more physical or mental disabilities or impairments that prevents you from working, you may qualify for Supplementary Security Income, that is SSI. SSI is available to you if you have no income or very little income and very limited assets. SSI only pays up to $750.00 per month, however. Very often it is best to apply for both Social Security Disability and Supplementary Security Income. qualify might you qualify for Supplementary Security Income instead?
If you live with one or more physical or mental disabilities or impairments that prevents you from working, you may wish to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. However, to qualify for Social Security Disability in Texas, generally you must have worked five...read more
Ridesharing services, such as UBER or Lyft, are a boon to students. Many young people no longer need to depend on owning a vehicle. Ridesharing services and traffic fatalities Authorities have already noted more than 30 traffic accident deaths in Corpus Christi in...read more
Social Security Disability benefits are often available to people who are unable to work due to physical or mental disabilities. The Social Security Administration denies most initial applications. However, the initial denial by the Social Security Administration is...read more
Are commercial DWI “Driving While Intoxicated” laws and regulations stricter than standard laws? Yes.
Guidelines set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association, establish the legal blood-alcohol concentration limit for truckers at a much lower level than for vehicle drivers. In fact, it is precisely half the standard limit, at 0.04%. Moreover, the Federal...read more
You can be charged with a DWI, driving while intoxicated, if you operate a motor vehicle in a public place while having a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08%, or higher; or lacking the normal physical or mental abilities to drive because of ingesting alcohol or drugs. The...read more
Exemplary damages in Texas may be awarded to the Plaintiff to punish the negligent party, the defendant. Exemplary damages can be awarded to the Plaintiff in addition to actual damages which cover the costs of medical bills, and lost wages, etc. Section 41.003 of the...read more
Despite a renewed focus on traffic safety and advances in technology, the United States experienced its third year of over 40,000 annual traffic deaths in 2018. The trend affects drivers throughout Texas and across the country. According to research compiled by the...read more
Federal data shows that from 2009 to 2017, all but six states saw an increase in the number of large truck crash fatalities. Texas saw the highest number in 2017, followed by California, Florida, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Texas also had the fourth highest percentage...read more
Filing for disability benefits can be a lengthy, complex task. If you cannot work because your physical condition prevents you from doing so, you may have a rightful claim to certain types of benefits through the Social Security Administration. However, actually...read more
An assistant basketball coach at a San Antonio high school was placed on administrative leave following his arrest for DWI-, drugs- and weapons-related charges on Jan. 10. The 39-year old coach was specifically charged with driving while intoxicated, possessing...read more