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.


Veteran Receives 56 Years Of Veterans’ Disability Payments

After decades of living with a disability and years of fighting the system, a World War II veteran has successfully won veterans’ disability benefits and will receive 56 years worth of payments.… Read More →

Date: February 7, 2012

Medical School Initiative To Focus On Veterans’ Disabilities

There is good news this week for disabled veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: more than 100 medical schools and osteopathic medical schools have announced a new initiative that… Read More →

Date: February 6, 2012

Arlington, Texas Thrift Store Benefits Disabled Vets

A new thrift store has opened in Arlington, Texas – and it has a mission greater than supplying shoppers with second-hand finds. This store is in business to serve the… Read More →

Date: January 31, 2012

Veterans Walk 100 Miles To Raise Awareness For Wounded Vets

Four United States Army veterans spent four days walking the streets of Jacksonville, Florida, raising funds and raising awareness for a non-profit organization, the Wounded Warrior Project. Over the four… Read More →

Date: January 29, 2012

Man Faces Prison After Committing Veterans’ Disability Benefits Fraud

A Navy veteran will spend time in prison and face thousands in restitution payments after he was convicted of defrauding the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. He was accused… Read More →

Date: December 31, 2011

Helping Employ Veterans: VOW To Hire Heroes Act Signed Into Law

On November 21, President Barack Obama signed the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 into law – a piece of bipartisan legislation crafted to fight against unemployment among veterans.… Read More →

Date: November 30, 2011

Widows Sues VA After Veteran Husband With PTSD Commits Suicide

The widow of an Iraq War veteran who committed suicide in 2008 has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs alleging that her husband received substandard mental health… Read More →

Date: October 31, 2011

Bomb-Hunting Vet Still Waiting For Disability Benefits After 3 Years

Is the system letting down patriotic veterans like Ron Smith, who bravely served our country but now suffers from a debilitating mental illness that prevents him from living his best… Read More →

Date: September 30, 2011

Obama Personally Helps Woman Gain Social Security Disability Benefits

Lois Dare had applied for Social Security disability benefits – and had been denied twice. Despite a diagnosis of lung cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, a disability attorney told the woman that… Read More →

Date: September 15, 2011

San Antonio Plummer Indicted For Social Security Disability Fraud

A San Antonio, Texas, man has been indicted on charges of Social Security disability fraud, according to local news sources, after collecting well over one hundred thousand dollars for a… Read More →

Date: July 30, 2011

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