June 2020

Bill to Shield Caregivers From Employment Discrimination Is Introduced in Senate
Those who care for a family member while also working can face challenges balancing work and caregiving duties. New legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would make it illegal for [...]
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What Is a Special Needs Trust?
A special needs trust can allow individuals with special needs to preserve assets that will enhance their quality of life while allowing them to remain eligible for needs-based public benefits [...]
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What Is a “Medicare Set-Aside” and When Do You Need One?
Because personal injuries usually don't just go away once the parties settle a lawsuit, Medicare recipients need to set up a fund to reimburse the government for future medical expenses [...]
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COVID-19 Raises Concerns About the Life Expectancy of Social Security Trust Funds
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession has sparked fresh concerns about the long-term solvency of Social Security’s trust funds.
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Disability Advocates Push to Make Voting Safe and Accessible in 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, voting by mail is rapidly becoming the preferred method of states and municipalities looking to protect the right to vote in the current primaries [...]
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Some Are Using Disability Law to Oppose Face Mask Requirements
Since late April, a flyer has been making the rounds on social media that provides a blueprint for asserting these alleged protections. The flyer advises that if a customer enters [...]
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