Rrb Disability. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 29, 2017

Margaret Dalton talks special education law over Disneyland field tripLegislation aims to extend benefits to federal firefightersArizona governor OKs changes to state disabilities law, giving businesses more time to address violationsAttorney Sarah Fay Joins the Ranks of the Elite in Social Security Disability LawResults of the Third Annual Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing CompetitionDisability Advocates Claiming Discrimination File Lawsuits Against New York City SubwaySC court awards Lowe's employee workers' comp disability benefitsWeHo's Disabilities Board Addresses Dogs in Shops and Grocery StoresTownship in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability lawOhio bill to help interaction between law enforcement and those with communication disabilityTwp. in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability lawTownship in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability LawTownship in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law | The News ...New York City's Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups SayWhy are we criminalizing behavior of children with disabilities? - The ...

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OPM Disability Retirements: As a Practical Matter
FedSmith.comApril 4, 2017

This author has written of the legal provisions and ramifications in multiple other contexts, and need not be repeated herein. Generally, however, the basic qualifications needed under a FERS Federal Disability Retirement application, comprise the ...more »

Eric Conn pleads guilty to Social Security disability fraud
Washington TimesApril 10, 2017

Eric C. Conn, a prominent lawyer in eastern Kentucky, signed a guilty plea late last month acknowledging the scam, in which he recruited and filed at least 1,748 fraudulent applications, complete with fake IQ tests or medical exams. He had a team of ...more »

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Margaret Dalton talks special education law over Disneyland field trip
10NewsApril 29, 2017

Team 10 reached out to Margaret Dalton, Associate Dean of the University of San Diego Law School. Dalton, who specializes in special education and disability law, said there is no excuse for any school not providing adequate transportation to students ...more »

Legislation aims to extend benefits to federal firefighters
Ventura County StarApril 28, 2017

A Santa Barbara congressman is on a quest to pass a bill that extends disability benefits to thousands of federal firefighters across the nation, many of them in California. ... Jerry Brown signed the first firefighter cancer presumption bill into law ...more »

Arizona governor OKs changes to state disabilities law, giving businesses more time to address violations
Legal News LineApril 28, 2017

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law an amendment to the Arizonans with Disabilities Act that will allow businesses up to 90 days to correct access violations before a lawsuit can be filed. Ducey, a Republican, signed ...more »

Attorney Sarah Fay Joins the Ranks of the Elite in Social Security Disability Law
BenzingaApril 28, 2017

Sarah Fay, an associate attorney at the Culbertson Law Group, P.L.L.C., recently became board certified in Social Security Disability Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). "Being board certified demonstrates my expertise in the field of ...more »

Results of the Third Annual Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition
Digital JournalApril 28, 2017

The two second prize winners each receive $1000. This year's winners are: 1) First Prize: Jessica Den Houter, "Making State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies Work for Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities" (Georgetown University Law Center); 2 ...more »

Disability Advocates Claiming Discrimination File Lawsuits Against New York City Subway
Legal Reader (blog)April 28, 2017

... has made a point of how slow the company has been to implement them in the past. The plaintiffs will argue as part of their lawsuit that the New York City subway is violating a local human rights law as well as the Federal Americans with ...more »

SC court awards Lowe's employee workers' comp disability benefits
JD Supra (press release)April 27, 2017

In reviewing the statutory language, the court noted that although a claimant's degree of impairment is usually a question of fact for the WCC, the issue becomes a question of law for the court if all the evidence points to one conclusion or the WCC's ...more »

WeHo's Disabilities Board Addresses Dogs in Shops and Grocery Stores
WEHOvilleApril 27, 2017

Board chair Yola Dore said that abuse of laws requiring that businesses accommodate service animals hurts people with real disabilities. β€œIt hurts the disabled community when some people take what they say is a service animal to places like Whole Foods ...more »

Township in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law
WSYM-TVApril 27, 2017

DAYTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. Dayton Township in Tuscola County has signed an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department.more »

Ohio bill to help interaction between law enforcement and those with communication disability
NBC4i.comApril 27, 2017

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A bill that could help interactions between law enforcement and people with communication disabilities is moving forward at the Statehouse. On Wednesday, Ohio lawmakers voted Sub. House Bill 115 out of committee. The bill will ...more »

Twp. in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law
The Detroit NewsApril 27, 2017

Dayton Township, Mich. β€” A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. Dayton Township in Tuscola County has signed an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department.more »

Township in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability Law
U.S. News & World ReportApril 26, 2017

Township in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability Law. A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. | April 26, 2017, at 6:47 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...more »

Township in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law | The News ...
The News TribuneApril 26, 2017

A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities.more »

New York City's Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say
New York TimesApril 25, 2017

An elevated subway station in Brooklyn. More than 75 percent of New York's subway stations are not accessible to disabled people, a lawsuit says. Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority discriminates against ...more »

Why are we criminalizing behavior of children with disabilities? - The ...
Washington PostApril 25, 2017

A video of a 10-year-old Florida boy with autism being arrested by a school resource officer, along with the story of how John Benjamin Haygood's mother filmed ...more »

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