Monthly Archives: January 2013

Long-Distance Caregiving

Question – I live in a different city than my parents. Keeping in touch by telephone and making long trips to help my parents with their needs is very time-consuming and not nearly as effective as being available full-time in

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal, Legal Articles, Special Needs

School Bus Strike a Challenge for Special Needs Students

The two-week-old strike by New York City school bus drivers will continue, as the city rejected the union’s proposal for a “cooling-off period” during which the drivers would return to work and the city would stop seeking bids for a

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal, Legal Articles, Special Needs

A flop at the polls, Republicans now take a stand to help immigration

When the wind of political fortunes change, politicians of all stripes adjust their song sheets. It’s no secret that the Republicans flopped miserably in the polls. For those that understand the critical issues of the day, this was not a

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Traumatic brain injury and other such diseases can waste the brain’s 1.5 kilogram mass by a third

The National Football League and the Canadian Football League have faced many suicides of players stricken with traumatic brain injury. Cumulative head trauma is the culprit. Another well known sports personality has died: Ted Toogood, a former Toronto Argonaut. Over

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Things to Remember When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

If you or a loved one needs the additional care that can be provided by an assisted living facility, then it is important to choose carefully. There are many facilities, and there is a significant variety among them. That may

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal, Legal Articles, Special Needs

Twitter may be more useful than you think when it comes to insurance marketing

Many people and businesses raise an eyebrow when they hear the word Twitter. What use is it? Okay, the honest truth is that yes, Twitter can be a bit silly, and you might wonder why you would want to plug

Posted in Business, Business Articles, Technology

Transvaginal mesh lawsuits increase in number daily

There isn’t a day that goes by without another transvaginal mesh lawsuit is filed. This is one of the biggest medical device failures of the century. In yet another case, filed in Florida, a couple is alleging that Danish medical

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Transvaginal mesh lawsuits increase in number daily

There isn’t a day that goes by without another transvaginal mesh lawsuit is filed. This is one of the biggest medical device failures of the century. In yet another case, filed in Florida, a couple is alleging that Danish medical

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Immigration is Key to the Healthy Growth of the U.S. Economy

As Chris Farrell so eloquently states in a recent column in Businessweek.com, more immigration is key to the healthy growth of the U.S. economy. As soon as the fiscal cliff issue is dealt with, President Obama must turn his attention

Posted in Immigration, Legal, Legal Articles

Immigration is Key to the Healthy Growth of the U.S. Economy

As Chris Farrell so eloquently states in a recent column in Businessweek.com, more immigration is key to the healthy growth of the U.S. economy. As soon as the fiscal cliff issue is dealt with, President Obama must turn his attention

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