Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dangers of Non-Attorney Representation for Social Security Disability and SSI

            Social Security Disability and SSI claimants should always be wary of incompetent representation.  As discussed before, my belief is that part of ensuring competent representation is to hire a licensed attorney experienced in practicing before the Social Security Administration.  … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability or SSI Benefits for Vision Problems

              People often wonder if they qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits for difficulties with their eyes.  “Jailhouse lawyers” seem to spread the myth that if your eyes are the least bit bad, despite good correction with lenses, … Continue reading

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John Dreiser to Present on Workers’ Compensation Subrogation

On July 25, 2012, John Dreiser will present on behalf of NBI on the topic of Workers’ Compensation Subrogation.  The seminar will be at the Crowne Plaza in Knoxville, TN and is eligible for six hours of CLE. Workers’ compensation … Continue reading

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EEOICPA Claims for Exposed Workers at Savannah River Site (SRS)

Sick workers from SRS may qualify for EEOICPA and workers’ compensation benefits.  From 1950 until the late 1980s, the Savannah River Site (SRS) conducted multiple operations that played a vital role in the U.S. nuclear weapons complex.  Of greatest importance … Continue reading

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Childhood SSI for Serious Genetic Conditions or Catastrophic Congenital Abnormalities

Children suffering from serious genetic disorders (Down syndrome, Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome or Trisomy D), Trisomy 18 (Edwards’ Syndrome or Trisomy E), chromosomal deletion syndromes, Tay-Sachs, cri du chat syndrome) can qualify for Childhood SSI benefits.  The disability benefits would … Continue reading

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Tennessee Enacts Pain Management Bill for Workers’ Compensation

Injured workers in Tennessee now face new requirements when receiving pain management services in their workers’ compensation case.  SB 3315/HB 3372, sponsored by Senator Jack Johnson and Representative Mark White was intended to “ensure the availability of quality medical care … Continue reading

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