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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/
  • Jun 22

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Most of these old advertisements aren’t so much funny as they are shocking in their insensitivity. We’ve come a long way. Image: Imgur The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Jun 22

    Unsuccessful Surgeries: 5 Signs You Should Pursue a Lawsuit for Medical Malpractice

    Unsuccessful Surgeries: 5 Signs You Should Pursue a Lawsuit for Medical Malpractice
    Having surgery always comes with risks, but there are certain complications that may give you grounds to take legal action. Medical malpractice can have many negative impacts on your life, and you and your attorney can work together to try to…
  • Jun 21

    Tough Divorces: 4 Crucial Facts about Child Custody

    Tough Divorces: 4 Crucial Facts about Child Custody
    Going through a divorce or even a separation can turn your whole life upside down. If kids are involved, it can make the process more difficult. You have to factor in the needs and what is in your kids’ best interests. Here are some…
Rank this Week: 902

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
  • Jun 13

    In Virginia, How Much Can a Doctor Charge a Patient or an Attorney For Medical Records?

    In Virginia, How Much Can a Doctor Charge a Patient or an Attorney For Medical Records?
    As you can imagine as part of my law practice I need to request a large amount of medical records for my clients.  I also, on occasion, have had to request my own medical records.  I am always surprised at how much a doctr’s…
  • Jun 8

    Why You Should Consider Working with a Special Needs Attorney in Virginia

    Why You Should Consider Working with a Special Needs Attorney in Virginia
    For parents of children with disabilities, even those that are already adults, it’s a good idea to take the extra step of meeting with a Special Needs Attorney in Virginia when planning for the future. This gives you the opportunity to…
  • May 31

    Third-Party vs. First-Party (Self-Settled) Special Needs Trust

    Third-Party vs. First-Party (Self-Settled) Special Needs Trust
    Special Needs Trusts allow individuals with disabilities to qualify for needs-based government programs while maintaining access to additional assets which can be used to pay for expenses that are not covered by those programs. Special Needs…
Rank this Week: 979

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…
Rank this Week: 662

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jun 23

    Effective defense of ADA website lawsuits – is there such a thing?

    Effective defense of ADA website lawsuits – is there such a thing?
    A client of mine recently got a long letter from a defense firm informing it that it had been sued under the ADA and extolling its own expertise in defending website accessibility lawsuits. The letter laid out in some detail…
  • Jun 18

    Quick Hits for the ADA and FHA – World Cup edition

    Quick Hits for the ADA and FHA – World Cup edition
    Those of you who are not binge watching the World Cup matches will be interested in what has been going on in the world of disability rights during the last few weeks. Here is our roundup of recent ADA and FHA decisions, some of which are…
  • Jun 12

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?
    The latest iteration of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines became effective with the publication of version 2.1. on June 5, 2018.  The newest version adds an additional 17 success criteria for compliance with WCAG, 12 of which are…
Rank this Week: 1126

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?
    Many workers have jobs that require them to perform highly dangerous tasks or expose them to hazardous conditions on a daily basis and these jobs naturally increase the risk of employee fatality. With workplace safety regulations in place and…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee
    When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and off of the plane, they may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Airline workers of all kinds…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim
    A skilled Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer can be instrumental in helping victims get fair and absolute workers’ compensation benefits. Injured employees are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
Rank this Week: 1580

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/
  • Jun 22

    Shortage of Direct Support Professional

    Shortage of Direct Support Professional
    Support people are needed to allow the disabled to remain in their homes instead of living in an institution, but there is an increasing shortage of caregivers.
  • May 30

    Filing Disability with Northwestern Mutual

    Filing Disability with Northwestern Mutual
    Northwestern Mutual approves more disability claims than they deny, but the company looks for very specific information in medical records to determine disability.
  • May 22

    Meals on Wheels of Austin Texa

    Meals on Wheels of Austin Texa
    In addition to the its original meal delivery program, Meals on Wheels has added several other programs to help the disadvantaged including: breakfast meals, meals for kids, county meals for those in rural areas.
Rank this Week: 1718

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1668

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Jun 21

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa
    There’s no contest in a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle. You’re the small guy in this equation and it’s likely any collision will result in damage to you and your bike. There are a fe... This article…
  • Jun 12

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike
    There’s nothing like riding Iowa’s highways and back roads on a motorcycle.  Whether riding alone, or with friends, it’s important to always follow Iowa’s motorcycle laws.  Here are 3 thing... This…
  • Jun 6

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim
    A dog bite can happen in the blink of an eye and leave you or a loved one severely injured, confused and in pain.  You may not know what to do next.  If you or a loved one has been attacked by a do... This article What You Need…
Rank this Week: 1773

North Carolina Disability Law Blog

North Carolina Disability Law Blog

Addresses legal issues regarding obtaining personal injury, workers compensation, veterans disability and social security disability benefits. By the Bishop Law Firm.

https://www.disabilitylawfirmnc.com/posts/
  • Jun 21

    Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer

    Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
    Do you need a Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer? If so, The Bishop Law Firm can help. We represent personal injury clients in Chapel Hill, NC (Orange County) and surrounding areas. Read on for cases we handle and how we can help you.…
  • Jun 18

    NC Premise Liability Lawyer

    NC Premise Liability Lawyer
    If you are injured on someone else’s property, are you responsible for paying for your injuries, or is the landowner responsible? Speaking with a NC Premise Liability Lawyer can help you flesh out if your injury is compensable. The…
  • Jun 14

    NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer

    NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer
    If you believe that you or someone you care for has been injured from negligent hospital care, speaking with a NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer should be your next move. The Bishop Law Firm represents hospital negligence clients and we offer…
Rank this Week: 1855

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 21

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. A commenter on our firm’s Facebook page stated the use of proper body mechanics will prevent nurses from getting injured. There is some truth to that…
  • Jun 18

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.
    Attorney Leonard Jernigan compiled a list of the biggest workers’ compensation frauds Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. My friend and colleague Len Jernigan has again compiled the Top 10…
  • Jun 14

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers? …. Well, maybe not. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals considered the following issue: can a temporary…
Rank this Week: 3432

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    VA Mental Health Care Treatment for Female Veteran

    VA Mental Health Care Treatment for Female Veteran
    Although women have contributed to the American war effort since the Revolutionary War, the number of women officially serving in the armed forces has increased steadily since the passage of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act in…
  • Jun 19

    Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act

    Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act
    The VA appeals process is going through its biggest change since the 1980s. In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. This act takes apart the current appeal system and replaces it with a new process…
  • Jun 18

    EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA (MST) CLAIMS

    EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA (MST) CLAIMS
    RECORDS AVAILABLE FROM MILITARY ARCHIVES We have talked about the definition of MST, some of the difficulties faced with these cases, and various ways you can help to prove your claim using credible secondary evidence.  The following…
Rank this Week: 3246

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 4

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?
    Most physicians and dentists know that they should purchase an “own occupation” policy that provides benefits if they are no longer able to practice in their profession. True own occupation policies pay benefits if the…
Rank this Week: 1691

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
  • Jun 18

    Who’s doing that Medicaid application?

    Who’s doing that Medicaid application?
    An application for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care can be filed by the individual himself, his spouse, another relative by blood or marriage, a staff member of an agency of which the person is a client, the person’s ……
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 1102

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: 3298

PTSD Lawyers Blog

PTSD Lawyers Blog

Focuses on the legal side of Veteran's Disability Benefits, outlining the process, the timetables, the disabilities, and how veterans can receive the disability compensation they earned. By Berry Law Firm.

https://ptsdlawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Incarcerated Veterans and VA Benefit

    Incarcerated Veterans and VA Benefit
    by Cameron Kroeger, Attorney at Law and US Air Force Veteran The rigors and stressors of military life bring out the best in our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines.   It can also bring out the worst.  To say that the…
  • Jun 11

    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
    When a veteran passes away, it is a tragic loss for family members. It is vital for the members of the surviving family to know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may owe them specific benefits due to the deceased veteran’s…
  • Jun 11

    Agent Orange and Presumptive Condition

    Agent Orange and Presumptive Condition
    by Joe R. Pilgrim, Attorney at Law and US Navy Veteran Congress has provided, for those that served in certain areas that were presumed to have been exposed to Agent Orange, a list of diseases and conditions that are…
Rank this Week: 1910

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

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

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (06/15/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (06/15/2018)
    Resolved Cases: Insurance Sales Agent gets LTD Claim approved a second time after Attorney Alexander Palamara files second appeal to Prudential. LTD Claim Approved for a Second Time for an Insurance Sales Agent after Prudential Denies Claim…
  • Jun 11

    Court Finds Evidence of Total Disability for OB/GYN With Finger Injury

    Court Finds Evidence of Total Disability for OB/GYN With Finger Injury
    A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee established strong arguments in support of total disability for an OB/GYN suffering from an injury to her right index finger. In Nylander v. Unum…
  • Jun 1

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/31/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/31/2018)
    Resolved Cases: Attorney Stephen Jessup of Dell & Schaefer successfully wins disability insurance benefits to an IT Manager suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Lincoln Approves Disability Benefits Following Second Appeal Resolved Cases: A…
Rank this Week: 2649

VA Form 21 Blog

VA Form 21 Blog

Covers case law, developments and changes in the veterans law. Provide practical information to improve advocacy skills before VA Regional Offices and the BVA, and teaches lawyers the business of veterans law. By Attig Steel PLLC.

https://www.attigsteel.com/va-form-21-blog/
Rank this Week: 1904

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

    Good News for Social Security Solvency Keyword

    Good News for Social Security Solvency Keyword
    Users searching for Social Security, solvency, solvent, disability, and Medicare keywords are continuing to receive positive information. Finally, some very good news about the Social Security trust fund. In a summary report published by the…
  • May 14

    Changed Approach to Evidence in Social Security Disability Case

    Changed Approach to Evidence in Social Security Disability Case
    There have been some changes in the Social Security Disability regulations that have affected the ways in which the review of the issue of Social Security Disability is conducted. In years past, according to both Social Security Regulation…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3212

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 11

    Can You Sue for Car Accidents in AR if There Is No Police Report?

    Can You Sue for Car Accidents in AR if There Is No Police Report?
    A police report is an important tool in any car accident lawsuit.  The police report ensures that police responded to the scene, and those officers may be able to testify about the aftermath of the crash and produce pictures they took of…
  • Jun 7

    Can You Sue for Car Accidents in AR if There Are No Witnesses?

    Can You Sue for Car Accidents in AR if There Are No Witnesses?
    The ideal car accident case has multiple witnesses with consistent stories that all place the blame on the driver that harmed you.  Unfortunately, most accidents occur on highways where witnesses are reluctant to stop and report what…
  • Jun 4

    Are Personal Injury Awards Taxable in Arkansas?

    Are Personal Injury Awards Taxable in Arkansas?
    If you have recently prevailed in a personal injury case, you may be wondering whether your settlement or judgment is taxable. Generally, an injured person who is awarded compensation due to another person’s negligence does not have to…
Rank this Week: 1753

Peña & Bromberg Blog

Peña & Bromberg Blog

Covers Estate Planning, Social Security Disability and Benefits, and Veteran Disability and Benefits.

https://jonathanpena.com/lawyer/blog/Fresno,-CA-Attorney-Blog.htm
  • Jun 7

    New Law Targets Representative Payees of Disability Recipient

    New Law Targets Representative Payees of Disability Recipient
    Q: How do I know if my representative payee is honest?California disability benefits attorneys are devoted to helping society’s most vulnerable citizens determine which of the two available federal disability benefits programs they may…
  • May 29

    SSI Asset Limit

    SSI Asset Limit
    What assets count towards SSI eligibility?Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that assists people with disabilities in paying for basic necessities like food and shelter. SSI and SSDI are often lumped together, but the two…
  • May 11

    SSI Benefits and Autism

    SSI Benefits and Autism
    Can my child with autism receive SSI benefits?It is estimated that one in every 68 children today are on the autism spectrum, according to the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings. Autism is a multi-system…
Rank this Week: 1885

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Jun 5

    Lyme Disease and Disability Claims: What You Need To Know

    Lyme Disease and Disability Claims: What You Need To Know
    Originally posted on July 16, 2015 It’s almost summertime, when the risk of Lyme disease is at its peak. The symptoms of Lyme disease can be debilitating and can last for an extended period, and you may be unable to continue…
  • May 15

    Maternal Mental Health Awareness – What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

    Maternal Mental Health Awareness – What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?
    Last week was Mental Health Week in Canada, with the focus being on what mental health is and how the same way we all have physical health, we all have mental health.May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month and the first Wednesday of May…
  • May 3

    The Importance of Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health Week 2018

    The Importance of Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health Week 2018
    Mental illness is one of the leading causes of disability in Canada. Mental illness affects a person’s ability to function in many ways, be it socially, at work or activities of daily living. Although 1 in 5 Canadians experience a…
Rank this Week: 1611

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
  • Jun 5

    Lyme Disease and Disability Claims: What You Need To Know

    Lyme Disease and Disability Claims: What You Need To Know
    Originally posted on July 16, 2015 It’s almost summertime, when the risk of Lyme disease is at its peak. The symptoms of Lyme disease can be debilitating and can last for an extended period, and you may be unable to continue…
  • May 15

    Maternal Mental Health Awareness – What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

    Maternal Mental Health Awareness – What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?
    Last week was Mental Health Week in Canada, with the focus being on what mental health is and how the same way we all have physical health, we all have mental health.May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month and the first Wednesday of May…
  • May 3

    The Importance of Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health Week 2018

    The Importance of Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health Week 2018
    Mental illness is one of the leading causes of disability in Canada. Mental illness affects a person’s ability to function in many ways, be it socially, at work or activities of daily living. Although 1 in 5 Canadians experience a…
Rank this Week: 1654

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Covers SSI and Social Security Disability law.

https://www.disabilityattorney.net/disabilityblog/
  • May 31

    Have You Been Denied SSDI? Learn About the Appeal Proce

    Have You Been Denied SSDI? Learn About the Appeal Proce
    In Florida, and elsewhere, if you have had your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim for disability benefits denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA), then you are not forced to accept their decision as final —…
  • Apr 30

    How Veterans Disability Benefits and SSDI Benefits Interact

    How Veterans Disability Benefits and SSDI Benefits Interact
    If you are receiving Veterans benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), or alternatively, if you believe that you are eligible to receive such benefits, then you may be concerned about whether and how Social Security…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2011

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
  • May 30

    Distracted Driving: A Bigger Problem than Ever

    Distracted Driving: A Bigger Problem than Ever
    Mobile technologies are more prevalent than ever. Whether it’s a smartphone or an infotainment system, that small screen vies with the road for a driver’s attention. Touchscreens have drivers taking their eyes off the road to…
  • Apr 25

    10 Ways to Improve Your Driving

    10 Ways to Improve Your Driving
    From 2011 to 2016, there were 30,482 traffic accidents on Maine’s roads. That averages out to a crash happening once every 17 minutes, though actually the majority of crashes happen during the bustling rush hour. However, drivers must…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3725

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • May 30

    MetLife Told By Federal Appeals Court To Pay AD&D Claim

    MetLife Told By Federal Appeals Court To Pay AD&D Claim
    After losing his leg due to a car accident, Mr. Dowdy filed a claim for benefits under a group coverage accidental death and dismemberment policy he received as a benefit of his employment. The group insurance policy, underwritten by…
  • May 22

    Department of Labor New Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: A Mixed Bag For Claimant

    Department of Labor New Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: A Mixed Bag For Claimant
    Originally scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2018, the Department of Labor finalized new ERISA regulations which govern, among other things, long-term disability claims. The regulation went into effect on April 1 of this year. I…
  • May 14

    UNUM Targets Its Most Disabled Claimant

    UNUM Targets Its Most Disabled Claimant
    In a recent nationwide scheme, UNUM is ratcheting up its scrutiny of insureds who have been disabled for extended periods of time, resulting in claim terminations and buyout offers. UNUM consists of many different insurance companies,…
Rank this Week: 4482

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/
  • May 25

    What Are the Different Types of Workers Compensation in Ohio?

    What Are the Different Types of Workers Compensation in Ohio?
    As the program is designed, workers’ compensation in Ohio covers all types of work-related injuries, occupational illnesses, and deaths on the job. Rules and regulations exist for helping workers who suffer physical injuries, lose limbs…
  • May 25

    What Are the Different Types of Workers Compensation in Ohio?

    What Are the Different Types of Workers Compensation in Ohio?
    As the program is designed, workers’ compensation in Ohio covers all types of work-related injuries, occupational illnesses, and deaths on the job. Rules and regulations exist for helping workers who suffer physical injuries, lose limbs…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2502

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/
  • May 22

    Threat Assessment Plans and Students with Special Needs by Charles P. Fox and Marilyn Green-Rebnord

    Threat Assessment Plans and Students with Special Needs by Charles P. Fox and Marilyn Green-Rebnord
    It has happened again--yet another school shooting in our country with multiple fatalities. This shooting is the 16th school shooting this year, an average of about one every week. Parents and teachers are terrified, students are marching,…
  • 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...
Rank this Week: 1451

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

By Stanley Denman.

https://www.disabilityapproved.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1840

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Higher Chronic Disease Risk for Children of Mothers with Rheumatoid Arthriti

    Higher Chronic Disease Risk for Children of Mothers with Rheumatoid Arthriti
    Children born to mothers who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis may have a much higher risk of suffering from chronic diseases. That information comes from a new study which found that fetuses that are exposed to symptoms of rheumatoid…
  • May 5

    Stress is a Strong Trigger for Fibromyalgia

    Stress is a Strong Trigger for Fibromyalgia
    Fibromyalgia is a condition that is characterized by chronic body pain.  It is often a misunderstood condition that can have a serous impact on a person’s life. There are some triggers that seem to contribute to a stronger risk of…
  • May 4

    Multiple Sclerosis Drug Poses Dilemma for Women Who Want to Conceive

    Multiple Sclerosis Drug Poses Dilemma for Women Who Want to Conceive
    Women who use a commonly-prescribed multiple sclerosis drug for treatment of their symptoms may find complications arising when they choose to stop the drug before conceiving, or continue to take the drug during their pregnancy. A team of…
Rank this Week: 3160

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2642

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: 1462

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: 4159

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: 4362

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…
Rank this Week: 3856

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…
Rank this Week: 4645

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…
Rank this Week: 4054

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…
Rank this Week: 1744

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…
Rank this Week: 4535

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…
Rank this Week: 2092

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…
Rank this Week: 1450

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…
Rank this Week: 4313

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: 4479

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,…
Rank this Week: 4500

California Social Security Lawyer…

California Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security Disability Law. By Geri Kahn.

http://thecaliforniasocialsecuritylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2789

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/
Rank this Week: 4468