Monthly Archives: March 2017

New bill to launch mental health treatment program for veterans

Two senators introduced legislation that seeks to provide cutting-edge medical treatment for veterans struggling with mental health issues. The No Heroes Left Untreated Act will open up treatment options to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles

The proposed GOP healthcare plan and what it means for the ACA

The proposed GOP healthcare plan and what it means for the ACA Until Congress passes the proposed American Health Care Act, the current rules and regulation regarding the ACA remain in place. This means that the following aspects of the ACA

Posted in Health Insurance, Insurance, Insurance Articles, Life Insurance

How LinkedIn is used to commit internet crimes

If you are receiving an excessive amount of connection requests on LinkedIn from people you do not know, be careful not to provide them with any personal or financial information. Such requests could be part of phishing campaigns, which are

Posted in Criminal Defense, Legal, Legal Articles

Florida Supreme Court rules medical malpractice lawsuit can proceed

The Florida Supreme Court ruled that a Florida man can pursue his medical malpractice lawsuit against his deceased wife’s primary care physician for her suicide in 2008. The justices ruled unanimously that the case should go to trial, upholding a

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Workers Need Stronger Safety Protections

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Workers Needs Stronger Safety Protections

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Military retirees can now use special needs trusts for SBP payments

Military families with special needs children face a number of difficulties when planning for their future financial security. However, a new law now allows military retirees more flexibility and peace of mind with the way their Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)

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

Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Medical Device Manufacturer

A New Orleans widow and her adult children have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a tracheotomy tube manufacturer. According to the complaint, on May 16, 2016, the deceased man was preparing to remove for routine cleaning the inner cannula

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Georgia Nursing Home Settles Pressure Sore Wrongful Death Suit the Night before Trial

Pressure sores are a completely preventable and as such are considered a form of nursing home neglect. If you or a loved one has suffered from pressure sores while a resident at a nursing home, you should consult an experience

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury

Undiagnosed Brain Tumor Leads to Death of 13-Year-Old Girl

A 13-year-old girl, in this wrongful death case, first went to a doctor in February 2016 complaining of bad headaches. She was diagnosed with migraines and was sent home. During the first visit at the doctor, the girl was told

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury