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  • Can a Recent Medical Diagnosis Make an Employment Contract Voidable?
      by HG.org

    When confronted with a medical condition that makes work difficult or impossible, it is important to consult with a supervisor and explain the situation fully. However, if the employer is unwilling to let the worker out of an employment contract, it may be necessary to hire a lawyer and resolve the matter through a different type of solution.

  • HIPPA Violation: Non-Medical Staff Accessed and Shared Medical Records. Who Do I Sue?
      by HG.org

    When a violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act occurs, severe penalties may be issued against the perpetrator when he or she is discovered due to the confidentiality of the records. However, if proper measures are not in place to ensure the data has been secured, the medical facility could be at fault in the incident as well, and a claim may be possible.

  • What Are the Uses for a Miller Trust?
      by HG.org

    A Miller Trust is a special type of trust that adjusts a personís income downward, usually in an attempt for the individual to retain eligibility for certain types of governmental benefit programs. Most often, these trusts are used for the purpose of establishing eligibility for the Medicaid program.

  • Facts about a Special Needs Trust
      by HG.org

    Special needs trusts are designed to help individuals have a better quality of life while retaining eligibility for government benefits. Individuals who have disabilities often have needs that are not covered by health insurance or government benefits. Because they may have limited income, special needs trusts help provide some of these supplemental needs without supplanting government benefits.

  • What Are the Different Types of Veteran Disability Benefits?
      by HG.org

    Veteran disability benefits are compensation methods used to provide monetary assistance to persons that have been in war. These are to recognize the disabilities, acquired diseases, injuries and health conditions that soldiers have experienced through active service while on duty.

  • No-Pets Policy and Emotional Support Animals
      by HG.org

    The right to have an emotional support animal often depends on if the individual has a disability or if the emotional support animal is to assist with those that have severe emotional or psychological issues. When the individual has a disability, he or she usually has the right to bring this creature with him or her in most circumstances.

  • Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits

    Retired workers and various family members are entitled to Social Security Retirement Benefits.

  • Disability Benefits for Lyme Disease

    Tick infestations have become rampant in recent years, and the effects of a tick bite can be debilitating. Ticks bites can cause a nasty bacterial infection called Lyme disease, which can manifest a number of complications.

  • If I Relocate Overseas Permanently, do I Lose my SSDI Benefits?
      by HG.org

    Social Security Disability is available to those that are elderly, disabled or have qualified for the benefits. There are many specific requirements, and it is easy to miss a filing deadline that may cancel or limit monetary assistance.

  • What are the Rules about Collecting Child Support from Someone who Receives SSI or SSDI?
      by HG.org

    Child support is collected from the parent that earns the most income from work or other projects. The amount and stipulations on what is considered part of this may vary state by state, and there are various factors that determine how much is garnered from the individual for spousal or child support.


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