Congratulations to Jon Stewart who spearheaded a long and hard fought battle to win medical and disability benefits for veterans who breathed smoke from burn pits during their service in
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Each generation stands on the shoulders of the last generation
I would like to take a moment to reflect on the humble beginning that I came from and how the efforts of many people contributed to my ability to make…
MOE’S STORY..AND THE DEBT THIS COUNTRY OWES HIM- PART 2 OF OUR IRAQ STORY
By Andriana Garrido, paralegal at Jo Ann Hoffman and Associates
*Names have been changed and faces blurred to protect the individuals involved.
I took a trip out to Iraq in…
TRAVEL WITH US TO IRAQ IN THIS STORY-PART 1
TRAVEL WITH US TO IRAQ IN THIS STORY – PART 1
By Andriana Garrido, paralegal at Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman and Associates
When we think of Veterans serving our country…
WORK-RELATED PTSD… NOW WHAT?
post-trau·mat·ic stress dis·or·der
Are Earnings from Concurrent Employment Included When Calculating a Claimant’s Average Weekly Wage?
When computing the claimant’s Average Weekly Wage, “AWW” one must include “concurrent employment” if applicable. Fla. Stat. § 440.02(27). “Concurrent” is a term left undefined by Florida Workers’ Compensation Law,…
What to Do After a Car Accident
You’re driving home from work and stop for yet another red light when suddenly the car behind you slams right into your vehicle. You just want to get home, so…
The Importance of Claimant Credibility in your DBA Claim
Once you or your attorney has filed your claim for benefits under the Defense Base Act for an injury you sustained during your employment with a DBA contractor, everything that…
An Open Letter to Our Injured Clients
Dear Injured Client,
We want you to know that we are here for you. We feel your pain from your physical or psychological injury. We feel your anxiety and emotional…
Help for the contract workers in Afghanistan
We Help Injured Contractors who worked in Afghanistan
We know this Afghanistan war has been drawn out since the USA first deployed in the fall of 2001. That is 20…