• Home Care Legal Update: Or, Stay Out of my Bathroom, Obama

    Home Care Legal Update: Or, Stay Out of my Bathroom, Obama

    You may have heard about the US District Court’s decision in Home Care Association of America. It was released just in time for the Obama Administration to portray political enemies as grinches stealing Christmas. In summary, the decision struck down rules promulgated by the Department of Labor that would have required overtime pay for home care workers. In reality, Judge Leon gave a gift not only to home care workers, but also to people with disabilities. As an attorney, I happen to agree with Leon’s legal analysis.
  • Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine

    Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine

    How do you like the title of this blog post? Impressive sounding? Yes! It's a real place, you know. If you needed physical therapy, you might choose to get help there... ...... I did. After a careful search of facilities in Boca Raton, I made an appointment to tour this place as one of the possibilities for me to begin physical therapy. The owner and head physical therapist, Dana VanPelt, assessed me on my first visit and we talked at length about my strengths and weaknesses.
  • 10 Questions to Ask a Lawyer before Hiring One for Your Disability Case

    10 Questions to Ask a Lawyer before Hiring One for Your Disability Case

    Applying for disability benefits is a complicated process, and most people are denied the first time. While hiring legal counsel is not a requirement, some people find that having a lawyer ensures they navigate the process correctly and reduces the stress caused by mountains of paperwork. There are 10 questions you should ask a lawyer before hiring him or her for your disability case. Posted: 1/22/2015