6 Pitfalls to Avoid When Seeking Social Security Disability Insurance

The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be daunting, especially if you are already faced with medical and financial difficulties. You have to remember small details, track down medical records, and fill out form after form. However, being prepared and educated can make the process a lot less frustrating. In order to…


4 Tips to Follow When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Filing a personal injury claim can be unfamiliar and overwhelming. It’s understood that accidents happen, but many are unaware of the process that follows. Personal injury claims can vary from automobile accidents to slip and fall accidents to dog bites. The list goes on, but your unfortunate event doesn’t have to.


An Explanation of the 2 Most Common Auto Accident Claims

If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident, you know there are many intricate details to keep organized throughout every step of the process. When it’s time to file your claim, you have a couple options. Depending on the specific circumstances of your case, your personal injury lawyer will pursue one of two types…


5 Common Car Accident Lawsuit Mistakes to Avoid

Car accident lawsuits involve an overwhelming amount of documentation and organization. You’ll also face insurance companies, defense lawyers, police officers, and possibly medical staff. With so much going on, there are many opportunities for you to make mistakes, like giving away information you shouldn’t have or forgetting to document an important part of your injury.

Personal Injury Law With Ken Hoopes – Positively Muskegon

Personal Injury Law With Ken Hoopes – Positively Muskegon

Positively Muskegon, a local web blog dedicated to sharing and spreading great news in Muskegon, recently interviewed our very own personal injury law specialist and attorney Ken Hoopes! Check out his interview in the video below and head over to Positively Muskegon’s blog for Andy O’Riley’s full story.


3 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer Locally

You’ve seen the commercials advertising big-name personal injury lawyers, usually with 1-800 numbers and stuffy scripts. Most of those offices actually use a large referral system of dozens of lawyers spread out across the region. They may have impressive advertising, but when it comes down to the finer details of your case, these attorneys are…


No Cost of Living Increases for Social Security

The Social Security Administration has announced that there will be no Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for social security disability and SSI beneficiaries in 2016. The COLA is determined by comparing the change in the consumer price index from the third quarter of 2014 to the third quarter of 2015. There was no increase. The…


Cost of Living Increases for Social Security

Cost of Living increases for Social Security The Social Security Administration has announced that there will be a 3.6% cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and SSI beneficiaries in 2012. This is the first increase since 2009. The last COLA increase in 2009, was 5.8%, the largest increase since 1982. The average monthly…