Legal Articles, Health Care

Should You Hire an Attorney to Assist You with Your Disability Claim?

Attorney Brian Scott Wayson's Opinion on Whether You Should Hire an Attorney to Assist YOU with YOUR Social Security Disability Benefits Claim

Fighting the Social Security System's Machinery of Denial

Brian Scott Wayson, Attorney at Law and Founding Owner of Cascadia Disability Law Rants Against the Dehumanizing Machine-like Behavior of Social Security's Processing of Disability Claims

A Primer: The Social Security Disability Benefits Application Process

Some Basic Information About The Social Security Disability Benefits Application Process from Cascadia Disability Law Founder and Attorney Brian Scott Wayson

Bipolar Disorder and Social Security Disability Benefits, by Andrew N. Egan

How does the Social Security Administration evaluate applicants diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder?

Medical Malpractice and Psychiatry: Advocating For the Rights of the Mentally Ill Patient

When a loved one is placed in a mental health care facility, we expect them to be given the best care possible. Patients who are mental ill require certain level of attention and care. When that standard of care is not met, it may constitute negligence.

Opinions from medical providers who are not "acceptable medical sources" in Social Security claims

Administrative Law Judges often reject opinions from providers who are not doctorates because the opinion does not come from "an acceptable medical source." However, the regulations clearly indicate these records can be used for some purposes.

Florida’s New No-Fault Insurance Law: 2013 Changes

Changes passed by the Florida Legislature in 2013 are far more favorable to auto insurance companies than to consumers injured in auto accidents. Some of these changes severely limit your rights to obtain medical and wage-loss benefits under your own No-Fault auto insurance.

6 Things Pharma Can Do While Waiting For FDA Social Media Guidelines

Digital and Social Media Marketing for Pharm: Compliance in an Era of Minimal FTC Guidance

Hospitals: Prescribe Social Media Policies and Training to Your Staff!

Healthcare Social Media Marketing and Compliance for Hospitals.

Legal responsibility for spouse's medical bills when health insurance is denied

In New York the doctrine of necessaries requires a spouse to pay a spouse's medical bills when insurance coverage is denied. Denial could be based on fine print in the insurance contract. ERISA litigation and negotiation may help.

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