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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/
  • May 16

    Psoriatic Arthritis as a Disabling Condition

    Psoriatic Arthritis as a Disabling Condition
    Psoriatic arthritis is a painful and often debilitating form of arthritis that affects some people who suffer from psoriasis, a common autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack healthy cells and tissue in the body’s…
  • Apr 9

    Elkhart Teacher Sues Lincoln National for Emotional and Financial Damages after Termination of Disability Benefit

    Elkhart Teacher Sues Lincoln National for Emotional and Financial Damages after Termination of Disability Benefit
    Amy was employed as a Special Education teacher by Elkhart Community Schools until she became disabled in 2015 due to the disabling effects of orthostatic hypotension, syncope and collapse. By definition, orthostatic hypotension — also…
  • Mar 27

    Fort Wayne Teacher Sues CIGNA for Disability Benefit

    Fort Wayne Teacher Sues CIGNA for Disability Benefit
    O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of Plaintiff, Jennifer D., recently filed a federal lawsuit against Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), a subsidiary of CIGNA.  Jennifer was a classroom teacher, responsible for providing…
Rank this Week: 296

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 316

The QR Legal Blog

The QR Legal Blog

Features substantive, practice related articles, firm updates and legislative/legal alerts. By Quatrini Rafferty.

http://qrlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.
    Great to see QR attorney David S. DeRose featured in the Fall 2013 edition of the The Pittsburgh Foundation's FORUM newsletter.http://pittsburghfoundation.org/sites/default/files/FORUM%20Fall%202013.pdf
  • Oct 8

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...
    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...: by Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.   Are you exposed to bat droppings and bird manure in your workplace?  If so, you may be a at risk fo...
  • Sep 25

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Below are links to a three-part series on back pain and its treatment from the Pittsburgh Post…
Rank this Week: 286

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
Rank this Week: 118

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: 2974

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 21

    VA Form 9 – Your Ticket to the Big Time

    VA Form 9 – Your Ticket to the Big Time
    If you have had any sort of interaction with the VA, you know that dealing with getting benefits and/or healthcare is a long, painstaking process that all too often ends up being fruitless. First, you have to file a claim. Your local Regional…
  • Apr 26

    The Reason Your Case Is Taking So Long At The BVA

    The Reason Your Case Is Taking So Long At The BVA
    At our office, we are often asked by veterans WHY their cases are taking so long to get decided.  Despite hearing that BVA is experiencing a “backlog,” it is still difficult for them to believe that it really could take the…
  • Apr 25

    Common Errors in VA Decisions Involving TDIU – Part One

    Common Errors in VA Decisions Involving TDIU – Part One
    In our practice, claims for a total disability rating due to individual unemployability (TDIU) are among the most common claims we handle. Our goal is always to obtain the highest rating possible for our clients, and that is often achieved…
Rank this Week: 3075

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/
  • May 21

    Carfax Study Estimates There Are More Than 57 Million Vehicles on US Roads with Unfixed Recall

    Carfax Study Estimates There Are More Than 57 Million Vehicles on US Roads with Unfixed Recall
    MLive (MI) reports that a new Carfax report estimates that there are more than 57 million “recalled vehicles” on the roads in the United States, down from 63 million active vehicles in 2017. California, Texas, Florida,…
  • May 21

    Difficult Decisions: Should You Plead Guilty or Take Your Case to Trial?

    Difficult Decisions: Should You Plead Guilty or Take Your Case to Trial?
    You have a tough decision to make when you’ve been charged with a crime. There are pros and cons to both sides of the argument about whether you should plead guilty or not. Here are some of the things that you should consider before you…
  • May 18

    4 Steps for Anyone Pursuing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    4 Steps for Anyone Pursuing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    If you believe someone has neglectfully or intentionally done something that has caused you serious personal injury, you should discuss the matter with a personal injury attorney. Don’t wait long, because the statute of limitations…
Rank this Week: 1082

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • May 21

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?
    A recent news* story about a veteran with PTSD and his dog is a good reminder that service dogs and emotional support dogs are not the same, and that the subject is still confusing to many people. This is especially important now because many…
  • May 19

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?
    Among the most frustrating claims of disability for landlords, businesses and clear thinking lawyers are those involving mental impairments – invisible disabilities whose very existence is hard to determine. For this blog we’re…
  • May 10

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018
    April was a busy month for courts confronting ADA lawsuits and some of the news is good for business; at least for business outside the Ninth Circuit. Of the cases we discuss, the two website cases are the most interesting, for they show how…
Rank this Week: 666

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: 1661

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Preparing for a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Arkansa

    Preparing for a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Arkansa
    A personal injury lawsuit can take quite some time depending on the amount of evidence and the type of accident you faced.  In many cases, you have months or even years to prepare for your lawsuit.  Fayetteville personal injury…
  • May 16

    What to Do if You’re Hit by a Drunk Driver in Arkansa

    What to Do if You’re Hit by a Drunk Driver in Arkansa
    Arkansas’ driving rules, like the rules of most states, prohibit driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Around 1,769 people are killed in car crashes each year because of drunk driving in Arkansas.  This places the…
  • May 9

    What to Do if You’re Fired After a Work Injury in Arkansas?

    What to Do if You’re Fired After a Work Injury in Arkansas?
    Dealing with a workplace injury can be difficult.  It is incredibly common to feel fear or anxiety that your boss might fire you rather than give you the time you need to recover.  For this reason, many injured workers avoid…
Rank this Week: 1524

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/
  • May 21

    Smithfield, NC Personal Injury Lawyer

    Smithfield, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
    Do you need a Smithfield, NC Personal Injury Lawyer? If so, The Bishop Law Firm can help. We represent personal injury clients in Smithfield, NC and surrounding areas. Read on for cases we handle and how we can help you. Call us today for a…
  • May 18

    PTSD After NC Car Accident Injurie

    PTSD After NC Car Accident Injurie
    If you are having mental health symptoms after an accident, read on for information about PTSD after NC Car Accident Injuries and seek mental health treatment as soon as possible. We represent car accident victims in North Carolina and do not…
  • May 16

    NC Spinal Injury Attorney

    NC Spinal Injury Attorney
    If you have sustained a spinal injury through the negligence of another, you should contact an NC Spinal Injury Attorney to discuss your case and options. The Bishop Law Firm represents personal injury clients with spinal issues in North…
Rank this Week: 1657

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 21

    Limits on Medical Treatment Options for Injured Workers?

    Limits on Medical Treatment Options for Injured Workers?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Doctor choice.  And choice of treatment.  The Wisconsin way. Unlike systems in other states, an injured worker in Wisconsin has access to their own…
  • May 17

    I’M A 10!!!!

    I’M A 10!!!!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Roger Moore, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. This article will not be discussing Bo Derek’s memorable jog down a beach in that memorable movie of the same name.  Instead it discusses the…
  • May 14

    Don’t Go It Alone

    Don’t Go It Alone
    Today’s post comes from guest author Richard Cahill Jr., from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. An injured worker walked through my door the other day frustrated beyond belief. He had been representing himself on his…
Rank this Week: 3381

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

Dallas Diisability Lawyer Blog

By Stanley Denman.

https://www.disabilityapproved.com/blog
  • May 19

    Victory in Your Social Security Disability Case: 5 Things You Now Need to Know

    Victory in Your Social Security Disability Case: 5 Things You Now Need to Know
    It has been years of waiting and not being able to work.  You filed your claim for social security disability and provided the supporting documentation of your claim, yet social security continued to turn you down.  It took over a…
  • May 15

    Federal District Court disability claim: Last Stop or End of the Line for Your Disability Case?

    Federal District Court disability claim: Last Stop or End of the Line for Your Disability Case?
    Securing social security disability benefits in Texas can feel like running a gauntlet, at a time in most disabled Texans’ lives where they have minimal energy for the task.  The last step in social security disability appeals is…
  • Feb 25

    Social Security Disability & Unemployment Benefits: Like Oil and Water?

    Social Security Disability & Unemployment Benefits: Like Oil and Water?
    Most Texans with a social security disability claim are in a world of financial hurt.  Many had been the primary if not sole family income source, or at the least a vital income for the family unit.  Many turn to unemployment…
Rank this Week: 1556

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1500

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: 2432

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

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

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
  • May 18

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/18/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/18/2018)
    Resolved Cases: A Respiratory Therapist suffering from Knee Pain and Severe Lumbar Spine Conditions gets LTD claim approved after appeal by Attorney Alexander Palamara. Respiratory Therapist whose claim was denied without a proper review gets…
  • May 11

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/11/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/11/2018)
    Disability Insurance News: Reliance Standard overturns a denial of disability benefits to Project Manager suffering from Chronic Pain following an appeal submitted by Attorney Stephen Jessup. Reliance Standard Reinstates Disability Benefits…
  • May 4

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/04/2018)

    This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/04/2018)
    Resolved Cases: A senior merchant for Express , Inc., who suffers from the effects of a traumatic brain injury gets LTD claim approved after appeal by Attorney Alexander Palamara. Senior Merchant of American Fashion Retailer Giant gets LTD…
Rank this Week: 2429

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • May 18

    Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Healing Your Whole Self

    Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Healing Your Whole Self
    In 2008, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Bridgid Ruden suffered severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) after a bicycle crash on an unsafe trail in Coralville.  After four complex brain surgeries to address... This article Life After a…
  • May 16

    Four Things You Should Know About Pre-Existing Injuries and Iowa Car Accident

    Four Things You Should Know About Pre-Existing Injuries and Iowa Car Accident
    Few people are in perfect health.  Most of us have had injuries in our lives and some of us are living with lingering health problems.  In Iowa, we still have a right to fair compensation if our pr... This article Four Things…
  • May 10

    Spinal Cord Injuries from an Iowa Motorcycle Crash

    Spinal Cord Injuries from an Iowa Motorcycle Crash
    A serious motorcycle crash can be a life-changing event, especially if it’s a spinal cord injury. Depending on the location and extent of your injury, it may be difficult for you to walk, feed your... This article Spinal Cord…
Rank this Week: 1463

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • 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…
  • May 14

    Who Can Make a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Who Can Make a Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In Illinois, injured workers are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when they suffer a work-related accident or are harmed by a hazard while performing the duties of their job or acting on behalf of their employer. To…
Rank this Week: 1337

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/
  • May 15

    Muscular Dystrophy SS disability benefit

    Muscular Dystrophy SS disability benefit
    The Social Security Administration recognizes muscular dystrophy as an impairment in its Blue Book under Section 11. You must meet both the health and work requirements.
  • May 9

    Homelessness in Austin Texa

    Homelessness in Austin Texa
    Two trends seem to be responsible for the rise in homelessness in Austin: A shortage of affordable rental housing; and an increase in poverty.
  • May 2

    H.R. 4547: Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018

    H.R. 4547: Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018
    H.R. 4547: Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018. Welcome news for disabled individuals, providing critical protection of their Social Security benefits.
Rank this Week: 1482

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • 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…
  • Apr 26

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claims - Part 2

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claims - Part 2
    In our previous post, we discussed post-concussion syndrome and recent scientific developments. This blog will discuss safety tips and what to do if your disability claim has been denied.To recap, a concussion is considered to be a mild…
Rank this Week: 1367

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
  • 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…
  • Apr 26

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claims - Part 2

    Post-Concussion Syndrome and Disability Claims - Part 2
    In our previous post, we discussed post-concussion syndrome and recent scientific developments. This blog will discuss safety tips and what to do if your disability claim has been denied.To recap, a concussion is considered to be a mild…
Rank this Week: 1383

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • 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,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3741

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
  • May 11

    Four Things You Should Know About A Special Needs Trust

    Four Things You Should Know About A Special Needs Trust
    Planning for the future of a child with special needs can be overwhelming. There are so many details to consider. Planning ahead to secure their lifestyle and health-related needs requires a lot of time and energy. Even the idea of how much…
  • Apr 30

    Arlington Virginia Social Security Office to Close

    Arlington Virginia Social Security Office to Close
    Arlington Virginia Social Security Office to Close I was just informed that the Social Security office in Arlington, Virginia is closing on June 21, 2018. This office, which is located at 1401 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22209,…
  • Apr 27

    Things Change: When Should Your Special Needs Trust Be Reviewed

    Things Change: When Should Your Special Needs Trust Be Reviewed
    When Should Your Special Needs Trust Be Reviewed with a Virginia Special Needs Planning Attorney? Nothing lasts forever. That smiling baby becomes a child, who becomes a teenager (horrible), who becomes an adult. You change too. You…
Rank this Week: 3644

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • May 7

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?
    Your ability to collect benefits under your insurance policy depends first and foremost on how “total disability” is defined under your policy. As we have previously discussed, if you are a professional choosing a policy, you…
  • Apr 30

    What is an EMG?

    What is an EMG?
    Most people are familiar with CAT scans or MRIs.  EMG tests are another diagnostic tool that are, perhaps, not as well known. What Is An EMG/NCS? EMGs and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCSs) are diagnostic procedures that are often done at…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1428

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Mike Murburg, P.A.

Covers SSI and Social Security Disability law.

https://www.disabilityattorney.net/disabilityblog/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1769

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
  • 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…
  • 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: 3854

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: 556

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: 690

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: 554

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: 2314

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: 4209

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: 4141

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: 3609

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: 580

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: 4400

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: 3814

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: 1382

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: 4585

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: 1820

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: 558

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: 4284

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: 3739

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: 3676

California Social Security Lawyer…

California Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security Disability Law. By Geri Kahn.

http://thecaliforniasocialsecuritylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2606

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: 3775