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Legacy | Legal News | Social Security and Disability Law January 31, 2017
Social Security Disability Attorney Discusses Garnishment of Disability Benefits by Government to Pay Student Loans
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 31, 2017 – Advocates for those who have taken out student loans claim that the government has been aggressive in its collection of such debts, even from borrowers who qualify for a disability discharge….
Legacy | Veterans Law October 17, 2016
VA Stops Sharing Health Care Quality Data Online
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 17, 2016 – During the summer the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stopped reporting data on health care standards at its hospitals. The agency made the move despite a two-year-old law that requires the…
Legacy | Veterans Law September 20, 2016
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Gets New Permanent Head
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 20, 2016 – Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet unanimously appointed Glenn Sutphin as executive director of the state Department of Veterans Affairs on August 2. His appointment is subject to Senate approval….
Legacy | Veterans Law August 31, 2016
VA Deals With Aftermath of TBI Exam Error
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 31, 2016 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has admitted that around 24,000 veterans were improperly screened and given a traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis by VA doctors deemed unqualified to conduct such…
Legacy | Veterans Law July 13, 2016
Bill to Help Mustard Gas Victims Obtain Benefits Welcomed by Veterans Attorney
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) July 13, 2016 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has rejected around 90 percent of benefits claims filed by veterans who participated in secret mustard gas tests during World War II. The VA received…
Legacy | Veterans Law June 22, 2016
Tampa Veterans Attorney Welcomes VA’s Purchase of ReWalk Exoskeletons to Help Injured Veterans
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 22, 2016 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in May announced its purchase of 20 ReWalk exoskeleton systems for a national clinical trial. The multicenter trial is the country’s first-ever study to evaluate…