What is going on in the world of disability law today, and how will it affect your case? In our legal news section, our readers can learn about all of the most recent happenings regarding the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the current political debates involving the disabled and their benefits. We also post updates about current happenings at our firm.


Bellaire VA Lawyer: Program Awards Customized Homes To Veterans

 A national non-profit group is building specially customized housing for Texas veterans with service-connected disabilities and their families—and their providing these homes to qualifying veterans mortgage-free. San Antonio-based organization Operation… Read More →

Date: October 26, 2013

The Other VA Backlog: Texas Veteran Benefits Claim Appeals

Though the Obama administration has made significant process in dealing with the tremendous backlog of VA disability claims, veterans who want to appeal a denied claim or unfavorable ratings score… Read More →

Date: October 6, 2013

More Than 50% Of People With Disabilities Are Abused

An important report compiled by the Abuse & Disability Project of Los Angeles, California, reveals that abuse of people with disabilities is both overwhelmingly prevalent and largely ignored. Related Articles… Read More →

Date: September 30, 2013

Bill McLemore Appointed New Chair Of TX Veterans Land Board

Governor Rick Perry has appointed a new chair to the Texas Veterans Land Board, or VBL: retired Army Lt. Colonel, Airborne, aviator and Green Beret Bill McLemore. McLemore officially took… Read More →

Date: September 26, 2013

Disability Advocate Speaks At Washington Anniversary Event

America has come a long way in the fifty years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the “I Have a Dream” speech from the Lincoln Memorial at the original… Read More →

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Date: September 18, 2013

VA Claims Processing System Problems Have TX Vets Waiting

Between 830,000 veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan and the VA establishment of a service-connection for several diseases related to Vietnam exposure to Agent Orange, the workload for VA… Read More →

Date: September 12, 2013

Texas Program Helping Veterans Get Much-Deserved College Credit

Too many Texas veterans are familiar with the situation: during their service to the country, they acquired highly specialized knowledge and skills. Upon leaving the military, the veteran will apply… Read More →

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Date: August 6, 2013

If Voters Agree, Texas Veterans May Benefit From New Legislation

Qualifying disabled veterans and their families could see the benefits of two property tax relief bills and extended parking privileges next year, should voters agree with the new legislation.Senate Bill… Read More →

Date: June 30, 2013

New Programs May Help Burned Texas Veterans With Summer Cooling Bills

During a 2006 suicide bomb attack while serving in Iraq, Bobby Ehrig, president of the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans, sustained third-degree burns to 40 percent of his body. “Burns… Read More →

Date: April 30, 2013

New Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Not A Vet, Still Committed

Bernie Sanders started his political career in 1971 by joining Vermont’s Liberty Union Party in protest of the Vietnam War. Senator Sanders has never served in the military, and has,… Read More →

Date: April 30, 2013

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