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Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Apr 24

    Workers’ Comp Cases: 5 Signs You Need a Lawyer

    Workers’ Comp Cases: 5 Signs You Need a Lawyer
    Workers comp can be confusing if you don’t understand what it means for you. It’s something that is required by law for employers of a certain size to provide to their employees following a workplace injury, except in Texas where…
  • Apr 23

    What Can I Do if the Pharmacy Gave Me the Wrong Prescription?

    What Can I Do if the Pharmacy Gave Me the Wrong Prescription?
    Doctors routinely prescribe medications for their patients to treat all types of illnesses and injuries. When a pharmacy fills the prescription, people have a right to expect that the pharmacist is well-trained and will dispense the correct…
  • Apr 20

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I’ve always enjoyed optical illusions and there are some classic ones at Definition.org. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
Rank this Week: 257

Disability Law

Disability Law

Covers developments in disability law and related fields.

http://disabilitylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 428

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
  • Apr 12

    Military Families Have More Options When Planning for a Child with Special Need

    Military Families Have More Options When Planning for a Child with Special Need
    Military families who have kids with special needs have historically faced a number of difficulties when planning for their future financial stability.   Previously, military families faced the challenge of being unable to assign…
  • Apr 5

    After the Lawsuit: Planning for a Child Disabled Because of Medical Malpractice or Personal Injury

    After the Lawsuit: Planning for a Child Disabled Because of Medical Malpractice or Personal Injury
    It’s devastating when you have a child disabled because of medical malpractice or personal injury, and many families seek to recover from those whose negligence harmed their child. Lawsuits can take years, and take an emotional and…
  • Mar 30

    What Happens If My Adult Disabled Child’s Guardian Quits?

    What Happens If My Adult Disabled Child’s Guardian Quits?
    As a Virginia guardianship lawyer, I can tell you that being a guardian of an incapacitated adult is a lot of work. It is the guardian’s job to make sure that the needs of an individual with disabilities are met. These responsibilities…
Rank this Week: 559

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

By Comitz | Beethe. Discusses disability insurance claims, especially by physicians and dentists.

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Edward O. Comitz and Michael F. Beethe Named Southwest Super Lawyers for 2018

    Edward O. Comitz and Michael F. Beethe Named Southwest Super Lawyers for 2018
    Ed Comitz and Mike Beethe, the founding members of the firm, have both been named Southwest Super Lawyers for 2018.  This is the seventh consecutive year that Mr. Comitz and Mr. Beethe have been recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence…
  • Apr 16

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?
    We’ve talked before about how insurers often hire private investigators to follow and investigate claimants.  While the purported goal is to find claimants who are “scamming the system” and faking a…
  • Apr 9

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    In previous posts, we’ve discussed several chronic conditions that can affect dentists in particular, as their jobs require them to hold unnatural, static positions for extended periods of time while continuously gripping…
Rank this Week: 1230

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Covers case law, news, practical advocacy advice, and developments in state and federal statutes and regulations regarding special education law. By Charles Fox.

http://specialedlaw.blogs.com/home/
  • Apr 23

    School Shootings and Students with ED by Charles Fox and Marilyn Green-Rebnord

    School Shootings and Students with ED by Charles Fox and Marilyn Green-Rebnord
    COPAA, the Council of Parents, Attorneys and Advocates, released a statement after the Parkland shootings urging us not to use yet another school shooting tragedy as an impetus to marginalize students with emotional issues and mental illness…
  • Apr 19

    Illinois Issues Major Findings Against Chicago Public School

    Illinois Issues Major Findings Against Chicago Public School
    While I am still digesting the report that just came out, I wanted to share it more broadly. CPS is one of the biggest district's in the US and has huge problems that I see everyday far beyond the parameters...
  • Feb 19

    Navigating the World of Social Security

    Navigating the World of Social Security
    While I do not represent families through the maze of social security benefits, it is an important issue that needs to be a factor in transition planning. Navigating the world of such social security entitlement programs as Supplemental…
Rank this Week: 831

Minnesota Social Security…

Minnesota Social Security Disability Secrets

Discusses social security disability benefits for injured and disabled Minnesotans. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnsocialsecuritydisabilitysecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Can I Receive Both Minnesota Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability?

    Can I Receive Both Minnesota Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability?
    The short answer is YES, in most instances you can receive both but there are many variables that are extremely complex.In 1965 the Social Security Act was amended requiring that SSDI benefits be reduced when the injured worker is…
  • Nov 11

    Can I Collect Minnesota Workers Compensation AND Social Security Disability?

    Can I Collect Minnesota Workers Compensation AND Social Security Disability?
    YES you can depending upon why you received workers compensation benefits and why you were awarded social security disability benefits.  We frequently have clients with workers compensation injuries who later qualify for social security…
  • Feb 19

    How Do I Testify At My Social Security Disability Hearing?

    How Do I Testify At My Social Security Disability Hearing?
    In short; truthfully!  This is probably your last chance to convince a office of disability and review (ODAR) judge that you are able to perform sustained gainful employment.  This is not the time to be too proud or boastful due to…
Rank this Week: 784

Social Security Disability…

Social Security Disability Advocates in Los Angeles

Covers social security disability benefits and claims. By Mesriani Law Group.

http://socialsecuritydisabilityadvocates.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    5 States that Rely on Social Security Benefits the Most

    5 States that Rely on Social Security Benefits the Most
    Ever since, millions of Americans rely on social security benefits for a living. In fact, in some states, it turns out that a greater proportion of their populations are depended on social security benefits to supplement their daily incomes.…
  • Nov 20

    Food Stamp Cuts Devalues Recent Social Security Benefit Increase

    Food Stamp Cuts Devalues Recent Social Security Benefit Increase
    Although many of the Social Security Benefit recipients were delighted with the recent increase in Cost-of-living Adjustment (COLA), some of them remain mum as the food stamp cut devalues the recent benefit raise. Last month, the Social…
  • Nov 6

    SSA Finally Announces Social Security Benefit Increase for 2014

    SSA Finally Announces Social Security Benefit Increase for 2014
    Image gives credit to © BRADLEY C BOWER/AP/Corbis.After various rumors and speculations regarding the automatic social security benefit increase for next year, the Social Security Administration has finally announced the exact amount of…
Rank this Week: 890

Disability Denied - Ontario…

Disability Denied - Ontario Disability Lawyer Blog

Discusses Canadian disability insurance court cases, denial of benefits, and policy recissions. By Mark Yazdani.

http://disabledlaw.ca/disability_denied_blog/
  • Apr 17

    Reasons Claims are Denied #4 – “Workplace Conflict”

    Reasons Claims are Denied #4 – “Workplace Conflict”
    Conflicts with co-workers and management are regular occurrences in all manner of workplaces throughout Canada. Disputes with co-workers can arise over personality clashes, jealousy, gossip/backbiting, sexual harassment and competition.…
  • Jan 23

    Consult a Disability Lawyer before agreeing to a Lump Sum Settlement

    Consult a Disability Lawyer before agreeing to a Lump Sum Settlement
    Occasionally, an insurance company will approach a disabled claimant and offer to pay them a one-time lump sum payment rather than continuing to pay monthly disability benefits. In exchange, the claimant signs a “Full and Final” release…
  • Sep 8

    Tips for Disability Claimants #2

    Tips for Disability Claimants #2
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Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Life Insurance Claims: Your Claim May Be Alive

    Life Insurance Claims: Your Claim May Be Alive
    The tragedy involved in the loss of a loved one or business partner often is compounded when a life insurance company decides to dispute or deny the benefits due under the policy. Having handled many of these claims, both in the claims…
  • Apr 19

    Teaching Insurance Law to the Legal Profession

    Teaching Insurance Law to the Legal Profession
    Earlier this month, my partner Matthew Conroy and I presented a 1.5-hour lecture on “Best Practices in the Representation of Professionals in Insurance Fraud Matters.“ I have been teaching various aspects of insurance law to…
  • Apr 3

    Creative Fee Arrangements When Suing Insurance Companie

    Creative Fee Arrangements When Suing Insurance Companie
    Having represented insurance policyholders in claims and lawsuits against insurance companies for more than 25 years, I often say that my fee arrangements with clients can sometimes be as interesting as the cases themselves. Being creative…
Rank this Week: 4492

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    How Do I Prove Unemployability?

    How Do I Prove Unemployability?
    A lot of veterans think that not being able to get or hold a job is enough for them to prove to the VA that they are unemployable. Unfortunately, this is just a myth. The reality is much more complicated. Another myth is that having a…
  • Apr 19

    VA Disability Benefits – Back to Basic

    VA Disability Benefits – Back to Basic
    We often blog about the intricate details of specific issues in VA law, so I wanted to take a moment to take us back to the basics of VA disability benefits.  The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a number of different…
  • Apr 18

    Peripheral Neuropathy: Not always an Agent Orange issue….

    Peripheral Neuropathy: Not always an Agent Orange issue….
    Peripheral neuropathy is an illness often linked to Agent Orange and herbicide exposure. It is associated with pain, burning, and numbness in the upper and lower extremities such as the hands and feet. It is presumptive for those veterans who…
Rank this Week: 3360

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    When Can You Sue for a Work Injury in Arkansas?

    When Can You Sue for a Work Injury in Arkansas?
    In Arkansas, you can apply for compensation through Arkansas’ workers’ comp. program if you were injured in a workplace accident or if you suffer from a work-related condition.  However, workers’ comp. is considered an…
  • Apr 13

    Does Arkansas Have Strict Liability In Product Liability Cases?

    Does Arkansas Have Strict Liability In Product Liability Cases?
    When we take a new product home from the store, we expect them to work and function properly. We trust the manufacturers have taken all the necessary precautions to ensure their products are safe to use and/or consume. Unfortunately, some…
  • Apr 2

    Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident If You Are Changing Lanes in Arkansas?

    Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident If You Are Changing Lanes in Arkansas?
    Frequent lane changes often increase the risk of a car accident.  This is because drivers often make serous driving errors during lane changes that can put other drivers in danger.  However, there are no default rules that…
Rank this Week: 1912

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3495

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

https://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com
  • Apr 23

    Questions the Executor should ask the Estate’s Accountant

    Questions the Executor should ask the Estate’s Accountant
    The house is sold, the estate’s debts and bills have all been paid, the accounting has been presented to the beneficiaries, they have signed off on the Release & Refunding Bonds, and now it’s time for the estate’s…
  • Apr 18

    CMS confirms that transfer penalty for Medicaid home care applicants starts to run at time of application

    CMS confirms that transfer penalty for Medicaid home care applicants starts to run at time of application
    Followers of this blog know that when a person applies for Medicaid under the New Jersey MLTSS program or other state programs that pay for nursing homes, assisted living or home health care services, there is a 5-year look-back that ……
  • Apr 17

    Trustee of Special Needs Trust must be cautious in making reimbursement

    Trustee of Special Needs Trust must be cautious in making reimbursement
    A person who is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration must report changes in his income or resources (assets) to SSI, because this can affect his eligibility or the amount of benefits. If…
Rank this Week: 1389

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Court Orders Hartford to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefit

    Court Orders Hartford to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefit
    In Kristen Reetz v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, the Western District Court for Seattle, Washington, granted Reetz’s motion for judgment, reinstating her long-term disability benefits that had been terminated by…
  • Apr 13

    Michigan Court Uphold Reliance’s Termination of Long Term Disability Benefit

    Michigan Court Uphold Reliance’s Termination of Long Term Disability Benefit
    In James Wilson v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, a Michigan District Court ruled in favor of Reliance and found its termination of long term disability benefits to plaintiff Wilson was not arbitrary and capricious. Plaintiff, an…
  • Mar 28

    Court Orders Aetna to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefit

    Court Orders Aetna to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefit
    In Marie West v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, Plaintiff West, a contract administrator at Ciber Inc., fell down some stairs on October 22, 2007. She fractured her spine and suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although she continued…
Rank this Week: 2888

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Court Dismisses Plaintiff’s Disability Claim Against Prudential

    Court Dismisses Plaintiff’s Disability Claim Against Prudential
    The case of Dawna Lane v. Prudential Insurance Company is limited to a discussion by the Utah Federal District Court about whether or not Plaintiff’s ERISA lawsuit for long term disability benefits should be dismissed on the grounds of…
  • Apr 13

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (04/14/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (04/14/2018)
    Resolved Cases: Assurant overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Maine Sales Consultant In July 2013 a number of medical issues, including the debilitating effects of chemotherapy treatment as well as recurrent…
  • Mar 30

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/30/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/30/2018)
    Resolved Cases: LTD Claim Approved by Lincoln for Former Biomet, Inc. Employee suffering from Meniere’s Disease Project Manager for Biomet, Inc. gets LTD Claim approved after Attorney Alexander Palamara appeals to Lincoln Financial.…
Rank this Week: 2898

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
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RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Apr 20

    3 Ways Understaffing Can Lead to Iowa Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

    3 Ways Understaffing Can Lead to Iowa Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect
    Understaffing is one of the biggest causes of nursing home abuse and neglect.  The vast majority of nursing homes in Iowa and the United States are understaffed.  There are a variety of ways that t... This article 3 Ways…
  • Apr 11

    Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?

    Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?
    After a work injury in Iowa, many workers come to us asking if they can sue for pain and suffering.  Unfortunately, Iowa law does not allow injured workers to do this.  Workers’ compensation is l... This article Can I Sue…
  • Apr 4

    What You Need to Know Before You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa

    What You Need to Know Before You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa
    When a loved one is killed in Iowa because of someone else’s fault, well-meaning people often urge family members to file a wrongful death lawsuit. This suggestion is sometimes made without a clear... This article What You Need to…
Rank this Week: 1720

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

http://disabilityblogger.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Winning disability after you were previously denied at a hearing

    Winning disability after you were previously denied at a hearing
    Being denied at a disability hearing is not necessarily the end of the road for a claim. Without a doubt, it can be difficult to endure since getting to a hearing in the first place can take 2-3 years (from the time of the application) and…
  • Apr 18

    Social Security Disability and SSI are about severity, not diagnosi

    Social Security Disability and SSI are about severity, not diagnosi
    Very often, individuals assume that a certain diagnosis of a medical impairment may possibly result in a certain decision, or that the diagnosis is really what a disability examiner or judge at a hearing is looking for. And there are somewhat…
  • Apr 18

    Congress has been screwing up Social Security for year

    Congress has been screwing up Social Security for year
    Quite a few years ago, I regularly blogged about how Congress deliberately withheld funding from the Social Security Administration. This was usually under the guise of saving the taxpayer, or moving into the electronic age (i.e. pushing…
Rank this Week: 1455

The Law Offices of Bemis, Roach &…

The Law Offices of Bemis, Roach & Reed Blog

Covers social security disability and long-term disability law.

https://brrlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    The Challenges to Qualifying for Disability and how an SS Disability Lawyer Can Help

    The Challenges to Qualifying for Disability and how an SS Disability Lawyer Can Help
    The Challenges to Qualifying for Disability and how an SS Disability Lawyer Can Help Statistics show that disability claimants are twice as likely to have their claim approved at a hearing if they have an attorney. Free…
  • Apr 9

    2018 Omnibus Spending Bill and the disabled

    2018 Omnibus Spending Bill and the disabled
    The bill contains a lot of good news for people with disabilities, however, it is important that the disabled remain vigilant of any cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
  • Apr 3

    Cerebral Palsy and qualifying for Disability Assistance

    Cerebral Palsy and qualifying for Disability Assistance
    The Social Security Administration recognizes cerebral palsy as an impairment under Section 11.00 and Section 11.07 Cerebral palsy. Find out if you qualify for financial assistance today.
Rank this Week: 1736

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Apr 12

    Credit Union victories in ADA website litigation – an opportunity for all defendants.

    Credit Union victories in ADA website litigation – an opportunity for all defendants.
    It seems that CUNA, the Credit Union National Association has beenslaying the dragon of serial website accessibility litigation.*  In fact, the filing of a CUNA brief recently caused the plaintiff to just give up, dismissing the case…
  • Mar 29

    Tooting our own horn – Hunt interviewed on the Facebook Fair Housing Lawsuit

    Tooting our own horn – Hunt interviewed on the Facebook Fair Housing Lawsuit
    On March 27 Richard was interviewed by the Morning Dose program on the CW network concerning the Facebook lawsuit about which we blogged yesterday. You can watch the story using this link: Facebook Being Sued for Alleged Discrimination…
  • Mar 28

    Facebook and the Fair Housing Act – a new threat to every media outlet.

    Facebook and the Fair Housing Act – a new threat to every media outlet.
    Yesterday (March 27, 2018) the National Fair Housing Alliance and other fair housing groups sued Facebook for alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act.* The lawsuit seeks a sweeping expansion of the FHA by creating liability for…
Rank this Week: 1413

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

News and resources regarding disability, personal injury & employment law in Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Apr 12

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claim

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claim
    Many people associate concussions with contact sports like hockey or football. Concussions can occur as a result of a car accident, a slip and fall injury or an event that causes a blow to the head or violent shaking or movement of the…
  • Mar 29

    Diabetes and Long-Term Disability Claim

    Diabetes and Long-Term Disability Claim
    In recent blog posts, we have been discussing different types of chronic illnesses. This blog post will discuss diabetes and what you need to know when making a claim for disability benefits.There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes,…
  • Mar 16

    Connective Tissue Diseases and Disability Claims – What You Need to Know

    Connective Tissue Diseases and Disability Claims – What You Need to Know
    In previous blog posts we’ve talked about how chronic pain conditions can affect your ability to function to the extent that you are may need to stop working for a long period of time. There could be many reasons as to why you developed…
Rank this Week: 1771

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Apr 12

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claim

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claim
    Many people associate concussions with contact sports like hockey or football. Concussions can occur as a result of a car accident, a slip and fall injury or an event that causes a blow to the head or violent shaking or movement of the…
  • Mar 29

    Diabetes and Long-Term Disability Claim

    Diabetes and Long-Term Disability Claim
    In recent blog posts, we have been discussing different types of chronic illnesses. This blog post will discuss diabetes and what you need to know when making a claim for disability benefits.There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes,…
  • Mar 16

    Connective Tissue Diseases and Disability Claims – What You Need to Know

    Connective Tissue Diseases and Disability Claims – What You Need to Know
    In previous blog posts we’ve talked about how chronic pain conditions can affect your ability to function to the extent that you are may need to stop working for a long period of time. There could be many reasons as to why you developed…
Rank this Week: 1917

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 9

    What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Ohio?

    What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Ohio?
    Families who lose loved ones due to the negligent or reckless acts of someone else have the legal right to file wrongful death insurance claims or civil lawsuits. When a preventable loss of life happens in central Ohio, consulting with an…
  • Mar 15

    5 Things You Should Know About Ohio Medical Malpractice

    5 Things You Should Know About Ohio Medical Malpractice
    If you suspect a health care provider or medical facility harmed you or a loved one, you should speak with a Columbus. Ohio. medical malpractice attorney to discuss the situation. Medical mistakes and neglect cause tens of thousands of…
  • Feb 13

    What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

    What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?
    The question “What medical conditions qualify for long-term disability?” has a general answer and a specific answer depending on which program or plan a person asks to recognize the condition as disabling. Speaking with an…
Rank this Week: 2756

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, disability benefits, and insurance bad faith. By O'Ryan Law Firm.

http://www.indianalongtermdisabilitylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3423

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 6

    Meat Plants Are Spreading Foodborne Disease

    Meat Plants Are Spreading Foodborne Disease
    Some of the largest meat plants in the country are responsible for foodborne illnesses that affect one in seven Americans each year. Eat at Your Own Risk According to U.S. health and safety investigations, foodborne illness and disease spread…
  • Mar 26

    Chicago Makes Sure Uber Drivers Get Their Z’

    Chicago Makes Sure Uber Drivers Get Their Z’
    The city of Chicago and Uber are taking steps to prevent drowsy driving accidents and Chicago rideshare drivers are required to comply with a city ordinance that regulates the number of hours behind the wheel. Is Your Uber Driver Asleep…
  • Mar 12

    Will Fewer Truck Inspections in Illinois Impact Safety?

    Will Fewer Truck Inspections in Illinois Impact Safety?
    According to a new state law that took effect January 1, 2018, trucks that operate solely in Illinois will now only be required to undergo one yearly state safety inspection instead of two, and although annual safety inspections will be…
Rank this Week: 2144

Disability Lawyer

Disability Lawyer

Covers Kentucky disability law. By Austin Mehr.

http://mehrdisabilitygroup.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    3 Homeowners Insurance Mistakes That Could Cost You a Lot of Money

    3 Homeowners Insurance Mistakes That Could Cost You a Lot of Money
    For many people, a home is the largest investment they will make. When hundreds of thousands of dollars or more are at stake, it’s essential to protect that investment. You can do so by purchasing homeowners insurance. But…
  • Mar 13

    3 Tips When Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim

    3 Tips When Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim
    Fires, floods, and hurricanes are just a few causes of damage that trigger homeowners insurance claims. When insurance companies delay, deny, or attempt to underpay a claim, a homeowner’s next step should be consulting an attorney.…
  • Feb 22

    3 Ways An Insurance Attorney Can Help Your Homeowner’s Insurance Claim

    3 Ways An Insurance Attorney Can Help Your Homeowner’s Insurance Claim
    3 Ways an Insurance Attorney Can Help Your Homeowners Insurance ClaimYou purchase homeowners insurance to protect what is frequently your largest investment – your home.  If you have questions about whether your insurance company…
Rank this Week: 4280

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Covers SSI and Social Security Disability law.

https://www.disabilityattorney.net/disabilityblog/
  • Apr 5

    How to Appeal a Social Security Benefits Application Rejection in Lutz, FL

    How to Appeal a Social Security Benefits Application Rejection in Lutz, FL
    Was Your Social Security Disability Application Denied? Having an Experienced Team of Lutz Social Security Lawyers Can Help You Get Approved Has your Social Security Disability application been denied? Getting a denial letter when you may…
  • Mar 30

    What are the Differences Between SSDI and SSI Benefits?

    What are the Differences Between SSDI and SSI Benefits?
    If you are suffering from a disabling condition, then you may be wondering about the possibility of disability benefits pursuant to a government program.  Many potential claimants are aware of the existence of the Supplemental Security…
  • Mar 13

    Attorneys Get Results 300% Higher Than Those Without Representatives.

    Attorneys Get Results 300% Higher Than Those Without Representatives.
    (From the National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives, March 2018 NOSSCR Member Newsletter) “A February, 2018 Government Accountability Office (GAO) study of hearings-level allowance rates for Social Security…
Rank this Week: 2018

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Apr 4

    New Technical Assistance Advisory on AAC

    New Technical Assistance Advisory on AAC
    On April 2, 2018, Russell Johnston, PhD, the Senior Associate Commissions and State Director of Special Education issued a Technical Assistance Advisory called "Addressing the Communication Needs of Students with Disabilities Through…
  • Mar 25

    MA DESE Provides Guidance on Diplomas and IEP Transition Service

    MA DESE Provides Guidance on Diplomas and IEP Transition Service
    Today, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ("DESE") issued an administrative advisory on graduation requirements for students with IEPs.  You can read the entire document here. The advisory…
  • Feb 28

    MCLE School Law Conference

    MCLE School Law Conference
    On Friday, March 9th Attorney Lillian Wong will serve on the faculty of the MCLE School Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.  MCLE’s 18th Annual School Law Conference 2018 examines the latest changes in school-related…
Rank this Week: 4216

Law Offices of Joe Bornstein Blog

Law Offices of Joe Bornstein Blog

Covers personal injury and accident law issues in Maine. By the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein.

http://www.joebornstein.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    MDOT’s New Traffic Safety Plan

    MDOT’s New Traffic Safety Plan
    The last three years have shown an upswing in auto accidents throughout Maine. Because of this, the Department of Transportation has started a Strategic Highway Safety Plan. This plan examines traffic accident data and fatality statistics to…
  • Feb 21

    Excess Snow Can Spell Trouble On Maine Road

    Excess Snow Can Spell Trouble On Maine Road
    Clearing snow off your car can be so irritating. The morning after a snowstorm, it takes a lot of time and effort just to get your car clear enough to open the driver side door. Many drivers think scraping snow and ice from your windshield…
  • Feb 21

    Excess Snow Can Spell Trouble On Maine Road

    Excess Snow Can Spell Trouble On Maine Road
    Clearing snow off your car can be so irritating. The morning after a snowstorm, it takes a lot of time and effort just to get your car clear enough to open the driver side door. Many drivers think scraping snow and ice from your windshield…
Rank this Week: 3824

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

By Stanley Denman.

https://www.disabilityapproved.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2061

Social Security Disability Blog

Social Security Disability Blog

Covers the Social Security disability process and strategies for winning cases. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

https://www.ssdanswers.com
  • Jan 26

    How Social Security Disability Attorneys Identify Winning Mental Health Claim

    How Social Security Disability Attorneys Identify Winning Mental Health Claim
    Are you pursuing Social Security disability benefits based on a mental health condition such as: depression anxiety PTSD bi-polar disorder schizophrenia personality disorder A significant number of disability applicants list mental health…
  • Jan 2

    Why Activities of Daily Living are so Important to your Social Security Disability Claim

    Why Activities of Daily Living are so Important to your Social Security Disability Claim
    When you pursue disability benefits, you will be asked to fill out numerous forms by Social Security. You will find that many of these forms are repetitive – they seem to ask for the same information over and over. Having spent a good…
  • Dec 7

    How Attorneys Identify Winning Back Pain Social security Disability Case

    How Attorneys Identify Winning Back Pain Social security Disability Case
    by Jonathan Ginsberg and Erin Schmidt You probably would not be surprised to discover that the most common impairment cited by Social Security disability applicants involves back pain. Because disability adjudicators and judges see so many…
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Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    GEORGIA RANKS TOP 11TH STATE IN OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS

    GEORGIA RANKS TOP 11TH STATE IN OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS
    Last week I blogged on national trends with the opioid epidemic.  Georgia data tracks national trends, and unfortunately, seems to be leading the nation in opioid overdoses.  A 2017 research paper from the Georgia Prevention Project…
  • Jan 16

    HOW TO LOSE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CASE

    HOW TO LOSE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CASE
    Many people ask how to win a Social Security Disability case.  However, it also might be helpful to analyze why people lose their claims.  Here are my top 6 reasons why a case is not successful. You are working while applying for…
  • Jan 15

    HOW WILL A MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT AFFECT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?

    HOW WILL A MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT AFFECT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?
    Last Thursday, the Trump Administration invited states to add a work requirement to Medicaid eligibility.  States and the federal government jointly fund Medicaid, but states are responsible for running it. The federal government cannot…
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The FEHA Blog

The FEHA Blog

Discourse on California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act from an employee rights attorney’s point of view. By M. Greg Mullanax.

http://fehablog.com/
  • Jan 16

    FEHA Plaintiff Must Prevail for Attorney’s Fee Award

    FEHA Plaintiff Must Prevail for Attorney’s Fee Award
    Here’s a FEHA disability discrimination case that went to trial and resulted in a defense verdict.  Plaintiff’s attorney then sought attorney’s fees because even though the jury awarded plaintiff no relief, the jury did…
  • Sep 6

    It’s A Conduit Case!

    It’s A Conduit Case!
    In this case, plaintiff alleged he was fired because of his marital status in violation of FEHA’s protections against marital status discrimination. Plaintiff was fired by his boss, who was also his mother-in-law. Plaintiff said he was…
  • Aug 28

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed
    Here’s an interesting FEHA disability discrimination case in which the Ninth Circuit upheld the district court’s summary judgment dismissing the case. In this case there was no evidence that plaintiff’s disability was a…
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New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey disability law updates, cases, and news. By Bonny G. Rafel, LLC.

http://www.newjerseydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Protecting Your Rights To Employee Benefits While on Disability

    Protecting Your Rights To Employee Benefits While on Disability
    Our clients often ask how to retain employee benefits while on disability leave.  A source of this information should be an employee handbook or summary of benefits available from the employer.  Often all benefits such as medical…
  • Nov 23

    We often suggest to our clients that they…

    We often suggest to our clients that they carefully limit their exposure on social media. It is simple for insurance companies to track a claimant’s whereabouts if they are regularly posting on Facebook, and not making it private,…
  • Jun 16

    ERISA Regulation Changes Strengthens Consumer Protections for the Disabled

    ERISA Regulation Changes Strengthens Consumer Protections for the Disabled
    An action taken by the U.S. Department of Labor to protect the disabled fortunately passed on December 19, 2016, on the eve of the Obama’s departure and will go into effect January 1, 2018.  Claimants counsel breathed a sigh of…
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Social Security Disability Lawyer

Social Security Disability Lawyer

Covers social security disability law. By Gordon Gates.

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyer.us/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Hearing Office is now OHO

    Hearing Office is now OHO
    Back in 2006 or so, the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals changed its name to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR), as part of a reorganization at Social Security and new regulations. The name was widely panned at the time.…
  • Apr 10

    The Administrative Law Judge for your disability hearing

    The Administrative Law Judge for your disability hearing
    The first thing I want to know when I receive a hearing notice for a Social Security disability claim is the name of the administrative law judge (ALJ) who will hear the case and decide the claim. It probably shouldn't matter which judge…
  • Mar 28

    Sometimes you save a life

    Sometimes you save a life
    There are many benefits to being a Social Security disability lawyer. You are able to help people who really need the help, and it is very gratifying when a claimant receives disability benefits. I recently received a Fully Favorable decision…
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Michigan Longterm Disability…

Michigan Longterm Disability Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance bad faith, and LTD policy issues. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michiganlongtermdisabilityinsurancelawyer.com/
  • Aug 31

    CIGNA reverses LTD denial decision for RN with low back pain

    CIGNA reverses LTD denial decision for RN with low back pain
    SMDA recently convinced  LTD insurer Cigna to overturn its claims denial decision for a registered nurse who developed significant low back pain that prevented her from performing her own occupation.  Our client had degenerative…
  • Jun 28

    SMDA convinces LTD Insurer to reverse claims denial decision for Cognitive Issue

    SMDA convinces LTD Insurer to reverse claims denial decision for Cognitive Issue
    SMDA recently convinced Cigna (Life Insurance Company of North America) to overturn  a claims denial decision for an individual who is suffering from significant cognitive deficits as the result of some as yet undiagnosed condition. SMDA…
  • Mar 3

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan
    Almost every Long Term Disability Insurance Policy I have ever reviewed contains a limited period (usually 24 months) of time that it will pay benefits if a claimant is unable to perform the duties of  his/her “Own” (see…
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Cutting Red Tape for Veterans

Cutting Red Tape for Veterans

Covers appeals and benefits for military veterans. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/laws-for-veterans/
  • Jul 19

    Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota

    Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota
    The post Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Managing a business while deployed is an awful stress.  I would think most military business owners know how difficult it might be to keep…
  • Jul 17

    Developing Claims and Other VA Dutie

    Developing Claims and Other VA Dutie
    The post Developing Claims and Other VA Duties appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. VA Duties come in all shapes and sizes.  A VA duty is an obligation with no wiggle room.  In other words, the Veterans Administration is [Read More] The…
  • Jul 14

    Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claim

    Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claim
    The post Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claims appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Military veterans seeking PTSD claims need their symptoms recorded through medical records.  Effective dates for a VA claim help veterans…
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Social Security Disability…

Social Security Disability Attorney Cincinnati

Covers social security disability and supplemental security income claims. By Anthony Castelli.

http://socialsecuritydisabilityattorneycinci.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Cincinnati Social Security Attorney Answers How To Win a Back Injury Claim

    Cincinnati Social Security Attorney Answers How To Win a Back Injury Claim
    As a Cincinnati social security disability attorney i have represented many people in front of the Cincinnati Social Security office for all kinds of back injury claims.This office is also known as the office of Adjudication and review. This…
  • May 4

    Win Your Social Security Disability Claim by Telling This Story

    Win Your Social Security Disability Claim by Telling This Story
    Winning social security disability claims seems to be harder than ever so a compelling story is critical. You need to impact the Administrative Law Judge with more than a recitation of the medical facts.If you read online…
  • Jan 22

    Cincinnati Disabled - Do You Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits Fast Free and Easy

    Cincinnati Disabled - Do You Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits Fast Free and Easy
    Do you Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits? We can answer this and other questions fast, free,and easy. Plus Anthony Castelli Attorney offers a free claim evaluation to discuss you eligibility for compensation as well as your…
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Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability
    After promising voters to not touch Social Security, the Trump administration has proposed a budget(1) to Congress that would cut $72 billion from Social Security disability. This move, not supported by the facts, is based on the belief is…
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
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Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Covers school law, special education, bullying, school discipline and school-related First Amendment rights.

http://jerrytanenbaum.com/sample-page/
  • Jan 26

    CAN YOU LOSE CHILD SUPPORT FOR YOUR ADULT CHILD WITH DISABILITIES?

    CAN YOU LOSE CHILD SUPPORT FOR YOUR ADULT CHILD WITH DISABILITIES?
    The answer is “yes” and “no.”   The lives of parents caring for adult children with disabilities is already burdensome, and this change in the law adds an additional barrier such parents will have to overcome, but…
  • Jan 16

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education recently released a “Dear Colleague” Letter to clarify that all students who qualify, or would qualify, in their neighborhood school District for either an IEP under the I.D.E.A., or a Section 504…
  • Jul 1

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport
    Another sad reminder in the news, that caregivers of people with disabilities cannot presume that authority personnel will listen to or understand the caregiver’s guidance on how best to deal with a person’s disabilities. This sad…
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The FAPE Page

The FAPE Page

Covers special education law and free appropriate public education. By Sanford Hausler.

http://fapepage.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 12

    Clear Consensus -- A.M. v. New York City Department of Education

    Clear Consensus -- A.M. v. New York City Department of Education
    The Second Circuit, in A.M. v. New York City Department of Education, held that where the school district developed an Individualized Education Program ("IEP") for an autistic child, that was against the clear consensus of the substance…
  • Sep 16

    A disability is not a disability is not a disability

    A disability is not a disability is not a disability
    The question presented in this case is whether being disabled for purposes of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA") categorically qualifies and individual as having a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act…
  • Jul 2

    Prevailing Attorney Entitled to Fee From District Greater Than What He Would Have Been Paid Had He Lost

    Prevailing Attorney Entitled to Fee From District Greater Than What He Would Have Been Paid Had He Lost
    In Price v. District of Columbia, the parents seeking relief on behalf of their child under IDEA.  They obtained counsel from the Juvenile Branch of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, which appointed an experienced…
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Long Island Special Needs Law Blog

Long Island Special Needs Law Blog

Covers estate planning and special needs trusts. By Ellen A. Victor.

http://longislandspecialneedslawyer.com
  • Dec 9

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act passes!

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act passes!
    Forming a first party Special Needs Trust has, up until now, required a parent, grandparent or a guardian to establish the trust. When the original law allowing First Party Special Needs Trusts was passed, it did not contemplate that many…
  • Sep 30

    Conference on Housing for the Mentally Ill October 7, 2016

    Conference on Housing for the Mentally Ill October 7, 2016
    Housing is one of the most difficult problems for any person with special needs, whether developmentally disabled or suffering with mental illness. A conference addressing the housing crisis for those with psychiatric disabilities is being…
  • Jun 12

    Feeling Guilty Over Causing My Child’s Disability

    Feeling Guilty Over Causing My Child’s Disability
    Recently, I was reading this review of Toni Braxton’s new memoir, and the reviewer appeared shocked that Ms. Braxton attributed her son’s autism to God’s payback for a prior abortion. I don’t want to get into a…
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Indiana Social Security Lawyer…

Indiana Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers the claims process and hearing process for Social Security disability insurance claims. By Scott Lewis of Lewis, Lewis & Martinez.

http://adisabilitylawyer.com/legal-advice-blog/
  • Jul 17

    If My Initial Application For Social Security Disability Benefits is Denied, Should I Reapply?

    If My Initial Application For Social Security Disability Benefits is Denied, Should I Reapply?
    Should you appeal your initial application denial or reapply if you are denied disability benefits?  If the Social Security Administration (SSA) states your disability is not severe enough to receive benefits, appealing the decision…
  • Jul 2

    Will Hiring An Attorney Speed Up My Case?

    Will Hiring An Attorney Speed Up My Case?
    Many Social Security disability claimants are under the impression that hiring an attorney will speed up the processing of their case with the Social Security Administration (SSA).  While hiring an attorney does not directly translate…
  • Jun 29

    Social Security Disability Benefits for Back Pain

    Social Security Disability Benefits for Back Pain
    A large number of my clients suffer from back pain, and there are many possible causes: degenerative disease, injury, or years of overexertion.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes that severe back pain can be disabling,…
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California Social Security Lawyer…

California Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security Disability Law. By Geri Kahn.

http://thecaliforniasocialsecuritylawyerblog.com/
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New York Social Security…

New York Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers New York social security disability and long-term disability law. By Insler & Hermann, LLP.

http://www.newyorksocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
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