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Mayor Joyce Craig Welcomes the Ward Law Group into the Manchester Business Community

Celebrates the Grand Opening of the Ward Law Group in Manchester MANCHESTER, NH: Mayor Joyce Craig welcomes the Ward Law Group into Manchester, NH’s thriving small business community. The Ward Law Group, founded by Attorney John Ward, is a law firm specializing in Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, and Social Security Disability claims. “I am pleased […]

Hit By a Drunk Driver: Do You Get Enhanced Compensatory Damages?

In the state of New Hampshire, punitive damages are almost never permitted under New Hampshire Law. The term punitive damages relate to additional monetary damages awarded by a jury for the purposes of punishing the defendant for egregious wrongdoing. However, the Doctrine of Enhanced Compensatory Damages has been developed in New Hampshire to somewhat replace […]

3 Common Reasons for Hiring a Social Security Disability Attorney

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE (SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured,” meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes. SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSA) pays benefits based on financial need. Although the definition of Social Security Disability sounds fairly simple, applying for the benefits and […]

Should I Buy Disability Insurance?

Catastrophic injuries are severe, long-term, life-altering injuries and, as with all injuries they happen when you least expect them to.  Many catastrophic injuries happen to individuals who are young, have families, and are in the field of manual labor. However, anyone is vulnerable to a catastrophic injury.  When incurred, catastrophic injuries can destroy a family’s […]

What’s the Difference between Liability, Comprehensive, and Collision Coverage?

Auto insurance is required by 48 out of the 50 United States and is highly recommended by all. For everyone, auto insurance can protect individual assets and assist in the case of an unforeseen event or accident.  Unfortunately, because auto insurance is required and boring, many people enter into insurance agreements without understanding the intricacies […]

What is a Social Security Disability Listing?

The Social Security Disability Program lists several conditions that automatically qualify an individual for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income, if you meet certain requirements (“called a listing”). The list of impairments contains the most common conditions that are considered severe enough to keep an individual from achieving sustained gainful employment. If you […]

PTSD and First Responders

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with combat veterans. However, people in the workplace also suffer from PTSD. In fact, PSTD is one of the most common mental health illnesses linked to an employee’s work. According to the Washington-based International Association of Fire Fighters, one in five firefighters or paramedics will suffer from PTSD […]

Child Custody: Ex-Parte Orders

What Does Ex-Parte Mean in A Court Case? An ex-parte order is an emergency request to obtain an immediate order by a judge in an emergency according to evidence that is provided by only one parent or party. Not all ex-parte orders require a hearing on the date of filing. We get questions all the […]