Margaret Wadsworth

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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Articles By Margaret Wadsworth

Legal Rights of Disabled Veterans
As a disabled veteran, you have many legal rights, and you may not be aware of all of them.
Why did the VA reduce my disability benefits?
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 Denied My Disability Claim. How Do I Appeal the Decision?
The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing and Appeals
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.
Can Military Spouses Get Veterans Disability Compensation?
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,
Maryland Workers Comp Claims: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals
In Maryland, a worker who is injured at work may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, including coverage of related medical expenses.
Colorado Workers' Compensation Benefits: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals
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,
Can I Get Disability Benefits After an Other Than Honorable Discharge From the Military?
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.
Is There a Statute of Limitations to Apply for Veterans' Disability or to Appeal a Denial?
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
How Can the VA Reduce a 100%, Stabilized Rating?
The VA has reduced my benefits. I am more than confident that this action is retaliation. Their reason for the reduction is ridiculous.

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