Month / March 2016

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  • DOJ Recognizes Grossly Substandard Nursing Care Driven by Greed. Finally!

    Nursing home abuse and/or neglect is almost to be expected for those in the care of nursing homes. Far too often, our elders are placed in these homes for their protection and…

  • PTSD Related Veteran Discharge Upgrades

    Many Veterans do not realize this but discharge upgrades based upon service connected PTSD has gotten much easier since 2014.  In fact, the rate of approval has increased dramatically since 2014. Hagel…

  • Undocumented Immigrants Have Right to Sue in Medical Malpractice

    Undocumented Immigrants and Medical Malpractice Claims

    A common concern and question is:  Can I be deported for filing a medical malpractice claim? The answer is a resounding NO! Undocumented Immigrants Have Same Rights as Other Patients in Medical…

  • Los Dueños de Casa, Vacaciones y Perros

    Esta temporada de vacaciones provee amplia oportunidad para reuniones sociales que frecuentemente incluyen animales domesticados entre visitantes, comida y celebración. Un perro podría encontrar maltrato o aun tropiezo durante las festividades decembrinas.…

  • Proving PTSD is Service Connected

    Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most common injuries faced by service members returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  It goes without saying those experiencing PTSD should…

  • Direct Service Connection

    The first, and most straightforward type of military service connection is direct service connection. This is when your in-service injury, disease or incident is shown to have directly caused your medical condition for which…

  • Recent Reduced Burdens of Proof for Veteran PTSD Benefits

    Research continues to be published identifying the large number of Iraq and Afghanistan service-members who are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A recent study published in the Military Medicine journal found…

  • Identifying Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Military veterans may be entitled to certain benefits to help with financial, medical, and similar difficulties as a result of their service.  Some of those benefits accrue when a veteran suffers a service…

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has reached what many describe as epidemic levels in the Veteran population.  Every day, there are new reports of the emotional and psychological toll the wars are having…

  • Secondary Service Condition

    Most veterans know that they may seek VA disability compensation benefits for a service connected disability. But what you may not be aware of is that in addition to the service connected disability benefits you may…