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IWCC rules a close call insufficient for a mental disability claim

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission recently ruled against a train operator who claimed a mental disability based on the trauma of believing that the train he was operating had struck and killed a pedestrian. The worker was operating a train exiting a tunnel when he observed two young men running across the tracks. The operator was not able to stop the train, and he heard a thumping... 

Two Teens Dead After Collision With Alleged Drunk Teen Driver

Two teenagers died July 3 in Pittsfield Township, Michigan when their vehicle was struck by an alleged drunk driver. The two 18-year-old men were traveling with a young woman in a Mercury Sable on southbound US-23 when a Ford F-150, being driven northbound by a 19-year-old man, crossed the center median and struck the sedan, killing two of its occupants. According to authorities, the 18-year-olds were... 

Avoid Financial Disaster and Meet Your Financial Obligations

Waiting for your lawsuit settlement money from your case can be financially straining. A lawsuit cash advance can provide plaintiffs with immediate financial relief from money problems. A dump truck driver slammed into the back of a Nissan Altima stopped at a red light on a New Jersey road. The impact sent the two vehicles through a guardrail and into a lake. When police arrived on scene, they found... 

Sydney Macca, Esq. Joins the Firm

We are pleased to announce that Sydney L. Macca, Esq. has joined our team. Sydney has a unique perspective on business aviation having served as the Manager of Flight Operations for a Part 91 flight department with operations in over 100 countries, and will be a valuable resource.  She also served on the NBAA Security Council and on the Gulfstream Advanced Technology Customer Advisory Team and Customer... 

Debunking Myths about Divorce Mediation

When people think of divorce mediation, the first thought that comes to mind is holding hands and walking on the beach. Although divorce mediation is a peaceful process, the two of you won’t be leaving the room as a couple, as it does in fact result in divorce, but on friendly terms. This is just one of the myths associated with it.  Here are several more that need to be debunked: 1.    “I... 

Alliturducken

I just had to share this photo with all my fellow Cajuns.  I’ve heard of a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey.  However, this Cajun took it one step further.  Thanks to our friend Joe Nichols for sharing this photo with us. Alliturducken By Richard LaGarde  Read More →

Men Dealing With Divorce Should Consider Counseling

While generally women are more willing to seek counseling with a therapist to deal with issues both during and after divorce, men are often much less comfortable with admitting that they may need such support and assistance to work through their issues and feelings associated with separation and divorce.  Men are also generally much less likely to discuss divorce issues with their friends and family,... 

New Special Education Rules Issued by Education Department

The U.S. Department of Education announced that it will change the way it assesses whether states are meeting the needs of students with disabilities. The department will begin using test scores, graduation rates and other academic information to measure states’ special education performance. The previous system focused on procedural standards, including timelines for due process hearings and... 

Visa Bulletin For August 2014

Number 71 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during August. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status. ... 

Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Don’t forget to check out our most recent eBook on Hearing Loss & Tinnitus.  If you are interested, you can find it on our website at: http://www.legalhelpforveterans.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/HearingLoss-TinnituseBook.pdf   Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC fights for veterans rights. We fight to make sure you get the benefits you deserve from the Department of Veterans Affairs. To learn... 
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