What Should You Do If Your Elderly Parent is Injured in a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes and "senior living centers" are growing, as the aging Baby Boomer generation begins to seek out assisted-living facilities designed to provide medical and personal care.

When we move an elderly or infirm loved one into a nursing...

Posted on June 21, 2017

Posted in Personal Injury

Can You File for Workers Compensation for Occupational Hearing Loss?

Although it too often goes unrecognized, noise-induced hearing loss is a fairly common health problem in the United States. People who report excellent hearing often test positive for hearing damage, and work exposure to loud noise increases the...

Posted on June 14, 2017

Posted in Worker's Compensation

How Much Does It Cost to Insure a Teenage Driver?

As our children grow, they take on new responsibilities — chores around the house, less supervision when it comes to schoolwork, and eventually even access to the family car (or a vehicle of their own).

It's important to make sure you take a look...

Posted on June 06, 2017

Posted in Insurance, Automobile Accident

Should I Settle My Workers' Compensation Case?

Filing for Workers' Compensation after an on-the-job injury or workplace-related illness can involve a lot of complexity.

While "fill out the Accident Report and turn it in to your supervisor" seems like a simple enough starting point, in the end...

Posted on May 30, 2017

Posted in Worker's Compensation

What is a VA Disability Compensation Notice of Disagreement?

In our initial series on VA Disability Claims, we touched on filing appeals in the case of a decision that you feel was incorrect. Today, we'd like to go a little more in-depth into what happens when you file a VA Notice of Disagreement.

Posted on May 19, 2017

Posted in Veterans Affairs

Spot the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

One of the hardest choices a family has to make is when to move an older relative permanently into an assisted-living community or nursing home that has the care of the very sick or elderly in mind. 

Unfortunately, with age or illness comes...

Posted on May 11, 2017

Posted in Personal Injury

Occupational Exposure to Harmful Chemicals: Are You at Risk?

The simple truth is that most of us spend half or even most of our waking hours in the workplace. No matter what your occupation, potential exposure to harmful chemicals could leave you sickened, unable to work, and fighting to gain access to the

Posted on May 03, 2017

Posted in Worker's Compensation

Were You Stationed at Camp Lejeune? You'll Want to Read This Update from the VA.

We've written before about Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and the effects of the contaminated water on servicemen and their families. 

We have a quick update to share with you today regarding Camp Lejeune — the VA has officially established...

Posted on April 28, 2017

Posted in Veterans Affairs

BNTD’s Nichols, Bluestein and Sullivan selected for 2017 Super Lawyers List

We have some news to share from the office here at BNTD Law — partners John Nichols, Marti Bluestein, and Allison Sullivan have all been recently recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine! More information continues below.

Posted on April 28, 2017

Posted in News

Workers Compensation and Medicare: What if You Settle Your Case?

Last week, we took a look at how Workers Compensation claims can affect other government benefits, such as Social Security Disability (or SSDI), Medicare, and more.

One thing we just touched on in that post was how your access to and benefits...

Posted on April 18, 2017

Posted in Worker's Compensation