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### **Part 1: Joe Cunnane: A Legal Luminary in Disability and Personal Injury Law** [caption id="attachment_585" align="alignleft" width="214"] Attorney Joe Cunnane[/caption] Joe Cunnane stands out in the legal landscape of Seattle, with a career that spans over two decades, dedicated to serving those in need of justice in disability and personal injury cases. His journey in the legal field began in the bustling city of Chicago, where, after graduating from the University of Illinois, he honed his skills as a paralegal at a prominent personal injury firm. The lure of the great outdoors and a passion for law led Joe...[ Read More ]
The Role of Social Media in Personal Injury Claims - Cunnane Law - Edmonds, WA
Are your social media posts affecting your personal injury claim? Read our article for essential tips on protecting your case. In today's digital age, sharing our lives on social media has become second nature. From picturesque vacation snapshots to everyday updates, we willingly offer a glimpse into our world with just a few taps on our devices. While this interconnectedness provides numerous benefits, it also introduces a new dimension to personal injury claims that we cannot ignore. Social media, though seemingly harmless, can play a significant role in the outcome of your personal injury case. In this article, we'll explore...[ Read More ]
What Conditions Most Often Qualify for Long-Term Disability Benefits? - Cunnane Law, Edmonds, WA
Navigating a health condition's impact on your work? Discover which conditions can lead to long-term disability. In life, the unexpected can happen. Your health, the foundation of your daily life, can take a sudden turn, leading to profound challenges. When these challenges persist, they may lead to long-term disability. But what are these conditions that most often qualify for long-term disability benefits? In this article by Cunnane Law in Edmonds, we'll explore the common health issues that can lead to long-term disability, shedding light on how you can secure the support you need during these trying times. 5 Common Long-Term...[ Read More ]
Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Long-Term Disability Claims - Cunnane Law - Edmonds, WA
Filing a long-term disability claim is a complex process that requires careful attention to detail and strategic decision-making. At Cunnane Law in Edmonds, WA, our experienced team of long-term disability experts has witnessed the profound impact that certain mistakes can have on the success of a claim. To help you navigate the intricacies of the claims process and maximize your chances of a favorable outcome, we've compiled a comprehensive list of the top ten mistakes to avoid. By being aware of these pitfalls and seeking professional assistance, you can safeguard your rights and secure the long-term disability benefits you deserve....[ Read More ]
What Conditions are Covered by Long-Term Disability? - Cunnane Law - Edmonds, WA
[caption id="attachment_995" align="alignright" width="300"] Navigating the long-term disability process requires expert help. We're here for you.[/caption] If a qualifying medical condition prevents you from working for an extended period of time, long-term disability (LTD) insurance may be able to help you financially. Your medical condition must fall under the insurance company's definition of long-term disability as stated in your policy in order to be eligible for benefits. In this article, Cunnane Law will discuss what medical conditions are generally eligible for long-term disability benefits and what you'll want to know about obtaining the benefits you are entitled to. Which Medical Conditions are Eligible...[ Read More ]
Choosing a Seattle Long-Term Disability Lawyer - Cunnane Law
[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignright" width="300"] You can't fight the insurance companies on your own. You need an experienced Seattle long-term disability lawyer on your side.[/caption] It's time to hire legal counsel right away if your long-term disability claim has been rejected by your insurance provider. Your insurance company will use its powerful legal team with endless resources to coerce you into abandoning your claim. You shouldn't even attempt to fight this battle by yourself. It's important to make the right choice when selecting a disability lawyer to represent you. Your future may be altered in a very real way. Here are some key...[ Read More ]
Moving from Short-Term to Long-Term Disability - Featured Image - Cunnane Law - Edmonds, WA
Are you thinking about converting your short-term disability to a long-term disability (LTD)? It’s a big decision, and switching from short-term to long-term disability can be stressful. When deciding to transition, there are many things to take into account, including how long you will be on disability, your financial situation, and the kind of disability insurance you have. Short-Term vs Long-Term Disability? Short-term disability insurance cover is used to replace lost income for those who are unable to return to work due to an injury or illness, and lasts for three to six months or up to one year. On the other hand,...[ Read More ]
What is Social Security Disability Insurance? - Cunnane Law, Edmonds, WA
When you are unable to work due to a disability, one of the first things you must do is file for disability compensation. If you have a disability at work, this will most likely be your first option. However, if you have been out of work for a significant period of time and no longer have disability insurance, you have another alternative. If you have a work record, you may be eligible for SSDI, or Social Security Disability Insurance. Disability Insurance Through Social Security [caption id="attachment_938" align="alignright" width="300"] Social Security Disability Insurance may be helpful for you. Talk to us...[ Read More ]
With spring upon us the days are getting longer and the weather is getting nicer. It’s time to catch up on all those projects around the house that you put off in the winter. That means trips to the hardware store and in your downtime getting out and about to enjoy the sunshine. However you’re not alone out there. Better weather means more traffic, road construction, and increased chances of automobile accidents. You usual commute may take longer than expected as a result. Spring also tends to be the time for new driver to practice their skills. Changing your driving...[ Read More ]
With the somewhat sluggish economy, some of us may have put off some much needed household repairs. While this may seem not to be a big deal, if someone is injured on your property you may be held liable if they are injured while on your property. Household hazards need not be something major like a hole in the roof or floor to pose a danger.  A loose floorboard or an oil slick on the driveway may be enough to cause a slip that results in an injury and a claim against you. As a property owner it is your...[ Read More ]