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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As a disabled veteran, you have many legal rights, and you may not be aware of all of them.
It is very frustrating, after years of fighting through all the headaches and finally obtaining disability benefits from the VA, to suddenly find that your disability benefits are going to be reduced. You may have believed that the monthly payment from the VA would continue indefinitely without changing.
The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
The workers’ compensation program in South Carolina provides cash benefits and medical care for injuries or illnesses caused while working. 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 are eligible for benefits.
Surviving military spouses can sometimes receive veterans disability compensation. This benefit is called Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), and it is paid on a monthly basis. DIC is available to a surviving military spouse (a widow or widower) and his or her dependent children. In some cases,
In Maryland, a worker who is injured at work may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, including coverage of related medical expenses.
Most employers in Colorado with at least one employee must provide workers' compensation coverage. Workers' compensation is an insurance benefit provided to employees who become injured at work or become ill due to working conditions. It pays for medical costs, temporary loss of wages, and in some cases,
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.
There is no statute of limitations to apply for veterans disability compensation or other VA benefits. However, you should file an application for benefits (article) as soon as possible after you are disabled. It can take the VA months or even years to grant you benefits. Fortunately, when the VA does
The VA has reduced my benefits. I am more than confident that this action is retaliation. Their reason for the reduction is ridiculous.