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- Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will Affect How Ohio Hospitals Choose Decision-Makers
On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all States to license same-sex marriages and to recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other States. See Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. (2015). At first glance, this landmark decision appears far removed from the day-to-day care provided in Ohio’s hospitals. But it is not.
- Social Media Best Practices for Healthcare Providers
Social media continues to change how we communicate.
- What Is the Sequential Evaluation Process in Social Security Disability Claims?
The Social Security Administration utilizes a five-step sequential process in which the administration determines whether a claimant meets the definition for being disabled. The steps are followed in the exact order. If a decision is made at any step, the other steps remain uncompleted. However, if the Social Security Administration is unable to make a determination, representatives continue to the next step.
- Statute Could Have Chilling Effect
Section 1877 of the Social Security Act, also known as the “Stark Law” (42 U.S.C. § 1395nn), has been expanded and amended on several occasions by Congress since its original enactment in 1989.
- A Social Security Disability Lawyer Helps You Get the SSD Benefits You Deserve
If you have been seriously injured or have developed an illness that keeps you from working, contact a Social Security Disability Lawyer for help.
- Concerns about Hospital Safety
Reliable information about the quality of care that hospitals provide to patients should be available to the public.
- Concern about Asbestos in Nation’s Schools
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently focused their attention on the 1986 law created to protect students, teachers, and employees in the United States from asbestos exposure.
- Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Sometimes Warrants a Medical Malpractice
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition with a complicated set of symptoms.
- When You Need a Lawyer for Your Social Security Claim
Anyone in need of social security disability benefits knows that money can be an enormous concern when you cannot work. Thus, you may be reluctant to hire an attorney to pursue a claim for social security. Still, there may be both costs and benefits associated with hiring a social security attorney, and you should know what they are before making up your mind.
- New Legislation for Online Asbestos Database
Recently in Washington, D.C., sponsoring Senators Edward Markey and Dick Durbin introduced the Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database (READ) Act to revise the Asbestos Information Act of 1988.