Be Persistent With Your Social Security Claim
Generally speaking, the longer you are able to stay in the process, the more likely it is that you are going to succeed.
Why A "Standard" Power of Attorney May Not Be Enough
Powers of attorney are not one-size-fits-all types of documents. The extent of the powers that are held by the attorney in fact are defined
The Deadline That Can Wipe Out a Workers' Compensation Claim
There is one deadline that can put you in a position where your benefits are prematurely terminated, and you are left with no options.
Social Security Disability - What Amount of Benefits Will You Receive?
The Social Security Administration offers two types of benefit programs for individuals with disabilities.
Arbitration Agreements and Long-term Care Facilities
Can a long-term care facility require its residents to sign an arbitration agreement before they are admitted? This question has been a hot topic for several years, now, and it appears that regulators have now reached a compromise with the industry and patient advocates on the issue. To understand the compromise, a little history on the issue is helpful. The use of arbitration agreements by long-term care facilities was banned by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (
The Hidden Factor in Workers' Compensation Claims
I have been practicing workers' compensation law in Abilene, Texas for several years now. One of the more complicated issues that tends to arise in these claims is the scope of the "compensable injury." The "compensable injury" is often the key to winning or losing in a workers' compensation case, because it controls virtually everything that happens over the course of the claim. In short, the "compensable injury" is any medical condition that the insurance company is obligat