Proposed Changes to Five (5) Month Waiting Period for SSDI Benefits for Terminally Claimant’s Senator Mike Enzi, a Republican in Wyoming, and Democrat, Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, have introduced a Bill to expedite the payment of SSDI benefits to terminally ill individuals by eliminating the five (5) month waiting period. The legislation, commonly referred to…Details
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A bill requiring the Veterans Administration to set up private medical appointments if the wait for VA treatment is too long passed overwhelmingly in the US Senate, where it will now head to President Obama’s desk for signature.
There has been a lot of information in the news about ride sharing services. You may have heard of the legal issues that have come up in regard to ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. These services are available on the Internet and offer to connect you with drivers who can provide you…Details
The Pennsylvania Bureau of Labor and Industry has released The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety 2013 Annual Report, a document that intended to demonstrate “the workers’ compensation program’s commitment to workplace safety, superior customer service, innovation and excellence in carrying out the provisions of The Workers’ Compensation Act.” http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113073708822-124/2013+WC+Annual+Report+(LIBC-772).pdf In an effort to better…Details
The ABLE Act, short for the Achieving a Better Life Experience, would allow people with long-term disabilities like those on the autism spectrum or Down syndrome to save money in a tax shelter solely for important costs like housing and education, while still qualifying for Medicaid and government services. This would be a powerful, life…Details
by Ronald J. Fonner, Esq. Section 315 of the Act specifically states that the limitation period shall not begin to run where compensation has been paid or payments have been made in lieu of compensation until three years following the date of most recent payment. Compensation is defined in the act to mean medical bills…Details
The QR Veterans Disability Group was recently contacted to investigate claims for Veterans exposed to Polychlorinated Biphenyls – PCBs – at McClellan Air Force Base. PCB’s are a known carcinogen, as detailed by the Centers for Disease Control. In 2002, 60 Minutes produced a story about the chemical exposure in and around the base: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/toxic-secret-07-11-2002/…Details
As we know from so many of our clients who are dealing with the different diseases associated with Agent Orange from Vietnam, the fight to d. We here at QR hope that the military continues its research into what other conditions may have been caused by this brutal chemical. Below is a link to a…Details