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We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

In Estate of Vickers v. Diversicare Leasing Corp. (Tenn. Ct. App. 6/13/2022), a dentist extracted 18 teeth from a nursing home resident who was taking blood thinners. The nursing home resident experienced heavy bleeding and was taken to a nearby emergency room. She was released the following day. Eleven months later, plaintiff sent pre-suit notice […]

In the Estate of T.M.N. (Ga. Ct. App. 6/13/2022), Quanda Jessie served as conservator of her minor child’s estate and had done so since 2016. The primary asset in the conservatorship estate was a wrongful death recovery, although Social Security survivor’s benefits were also paid to the child. Jessie updated the asset management plan and […]

In Greenwald v. Becerra (D. D.C. June 7, 2022), a Medicare beneficiary who had lymphedema (a chronic medical condition that results in the accumulation of fluid in the subcutaneous tissues of his legs) and other medical conditions sought coverage for a pneumatic compression device (PCD). PCDs are durable medical equipment designed to treat patients suffering […]

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We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

In Smith v. Parks Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (Georgia Ct. App. June 8, 2022), the mother of five children was killed by her boyfriend while she was cleaning a room as a Hilton employee. The probate court appointed a conservator for the minor children who filed a Worker’s Compensation claim. The claim was settled for […]

Walter alleged that he had bipolar disorder, depression, bulging discs, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and that he had been disabled sine January 1, 2012. He applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) on May 4, 2018. He was denied eligibility by SSI and then by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and that decision was affirmed […]

In Gallardo v. Marstiller (U.S. June 6, 2022), the U.S. Supreme Court held that a State may seek reimbursement of future medical expenses from injury settlement funds. Prior to Gallardo, the primary cases governing the extent of a State’s right to seek reimbursement for medical assistance (Medicaid) were Arkansas Dep’t of Health and Human Servs. […]

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We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

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