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20 Sep, 2013

VA Grants Up to One Year of Retroactive Benefits

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

Effective August 6, 2013 through August 5, 2015, veterans who have filed an original, first time, Fully Developed Claim (FDC) for service-connected disability compensation may be entitled to up to one year of retroactive disability benefits. The retroactive…

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12 Sep, 2013

The ABCs of FDA Medical Device Regulation

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Have you ever wondered who approves and regulates medical devices, such as pacemakers and kidney dialysis machines? Who Regulates Medical Devices The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is responsible…

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09 Sep, 2013

When Is a Property Owner Liable In a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Did you know that if someone slips or trips and falls on your property and you have failed to take appropriate precautions or correct a problem that led to the accident, you will usually be held legally responsible for resulting injuries? Ice or Snow…

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03 Sep, 2013

Protecting Your Medical Information

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Your medical and insurance information are valuable to identity thieves who will use your name to pay for their medical debts, including hospitalization, doctor’s office visits and medicine. Be Careful Sharing Your Medical Information Guard your information.…

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29 Aug, 2013

Project Salute: Young Lawyers Serving Veterans

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

During the 2011-2012 year, the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association extended its yearly commitment of public service to supporting our veterans. Partnering with the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, the ABA-YLD implemented Project…

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26 Aug, 2013

Obtaining Disability Insurance for Diabetics

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Finding good disability insurance coverage is a challenge; with diabetes it can be especially difficult. However, if you and your insurance agent are both willing to put in the time and effort and are prepared to handle a few rejections, you can obtain…

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19 Aug, 2013

Concussions Concerns Spotlight Football Helmet Warning Labels

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Helmets Come Under Scrutiny As concerns about the long-term effect of playing football grow and lawsuits against leagues, coaches and equipment manufacturers increase, helmets are coming under renewed scrutiny. In April 2013, a jury found that Ridell,…

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15 Aug, 2013

How to Detect Medical Identity Theft

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

A thief may use your name or health insurance numbers to see a doctor or get prescription drugs or other health care. If the thief’s health information is mixed with yours, your treatment, insurance and payment records, and credit report may be effected. Read…

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