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Service Connection, Direct or Secondary, for Headaches

Military service members who have deployed and been exposed to combat have been found to be at a higher risk for new-onset headaches[1]. More broadly, it has been shown that members of the military with significant headaches share a similar cause – stress – for headaches with their civilian counterparts.[2] Fortunately for veterans, the VA …

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2022 COLA Set For Social Security Beneficiaries

What Percentage Raise Will The COLA Be For 2022? The cost of living adjustment (COLA) is 5.9% for 2022 — the highest percentage increase in nearly 40 years. For many people collecting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), this is the highest monthly payment increase they’ve seen yet. This is due to the significant inflation brought …

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How Can Social Media Posts Be Used Against You In a Personal Injury Claim?

Many people are unaware of how detrimental their social media presence can be to their case when it is discovered by opposing counsel. The personal injury claims process can be challenging, both emotionally and financially, so you may turn to the internet for support. While social media can be a great outlet, making simple social …

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It’s A Great Day! Supreme Court Rules Title VII Protects Homosexuals And Transgender Workers

Today, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in three separate cases establishing that Title VII prohibits employment discrimination against homosexual and transgender individuals. Title VII of the rainbowflag-300x199Civil Rights Act of 1964 is one of the primary federal laws that provides protections for employees. In Title VII, Congress outlawed workplace discrimination on the basis …

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It’s The “Great American Smokeout” And Did You Know That Doctors May Refuse To Perform Surgery On Cigarette Smokers?

There are many health reasons to give up cigarettes for good, and you can start today as part of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, but if you need another reason to quit you may be motivated by knowing that smoking could lead to a doctor refusing to perform surgery on you.  In February …

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