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How to Increase Your Chances of Winning a Disability Claim

Knowing the common errors to avoid can increase your chances of getting approved for Social Security disability benefits. Do not panic, just take every step carefully. Having an experienced attorney can help a lot!

California Supreme Court Overturns 150 Year Old Law

Curd Galindo Smith, LLP is proud to announce that the California Supreme Court has overturned the 150 year old ruling in People v. Skidmore

Changes in Bankruptcy Court Procedures Due to the Spread of Coronavirus

Since early March 2020 there have been many changes regarding the bankruptcy courts. You are still able to file for bankruptcy, however, most court proceedings and bankruptcy filings are happening over the phone or through ZOOM calls.

Background on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

A blog post about HIPAA, its background, U.S. healthcare, and HIPAA protections.

Living Wills and Advanced Health Care Directives: An Overview

A blog post about living wills and other health care directives.

The Implications of Divorce and HIPAA Violations

A blog post about a recent case involving a divorce that caused a violation of HIPAA when an employee of a healthcare provider left behind classified patient information after a divorce.

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Case Creates Litigation Frenzy

A blog post about a case involving a link between Johnson & Johnson Baby powder and ovarian cancer and the subsequent litigation.

Cigarette and Tobacco Injuries: An Overview

A blog post about cigarette smoke related injuries and what you may be entitled to if you have suffered a smoke related injury.

15 Statistics on Nursing Homes

Many elderly people are in long term care facilities like nursing homes, and most families believe that their loved ones will receive excellent care there. These statistics take a look at some of the problems in nursing homes, and explore just how bad things really are.

Medical Professionals Call For Early Action in Prevention of Sexual Abuse

Blog post on the topic of prevention of sexual assault in schools.

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