Margaret Wadsworth has been an attorney for 20 years. She operates the Wadsworth Law Firm located in Conway, SC. Her practice includes disability law, elder law, Medicaid eligibility planning, Aid and Attendance eligibility planning, Special Needs planning, estate planning, and veterans discharge upgrades. She serves clients up and down the Grand Strand and does house calls.
She holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston (summa cum laude). Wadsworth has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1994 and in South Carolina since 2013. She is a member of Elder Counsel, accredited with the VA to represent veterans, admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, is a Registered Representative with the Social Security Administration, and is a member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates.
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The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
Your eligibility for service-connected veterans disability compensation benefits and VA health care benefits will vary depending on the type of discharge you received when you left the military.
If you live in Kansas and are denied workers' compensation benefits, or you don't believe you've been awarded all of the benefits you are entitled to, you have the right to ask for a hearing with the Kansas Division of Workers' Compensation.
Sometimes you can receive both veterans benefits and Social Security disability benefits, but in certain cases, you cannot. It depends upon what type of veterans or Social Security benefits you now receive. You can receive VA service-connected disability compensation and Social Security disability insurance
Can I still get benefits for Vietnam vets' children, like Agent Orange-affected benefits? How difficult would it be to do this?
Employees who are injured while working in South Carolina or who develop an illness related to their occupation as a result of conditions in their workplace environment in South Carolina are eligible for benefits.
In Maryland, a worker who is injured at work may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, including coverage of related medical expenses. However, unlike in some other states, not all injuries that occur on the job are "compensable" (covered). To be covered, an injury or illness must have been “an accidental personal injury arising out of and in the course of employment.”
Kansas employers are required to provide workers' compensation benefits for their employees, including medical treatment and cash benefits.
If you applied for and were denied workers compensation benefits in South Carolina, or if you were granted benefits but you disagree with some part of the decision awarding you benefits, you have the right to file an appeal with the South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission (the Commission).
Here's how your workplace injury will be rated and paid under Colorado's workers' comp system.