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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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.
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.
Here's how your workplace injury will be rated and paid under Colorado's workers' comp system.
If you disagree with any decisions made by the insurance company on your workers' comp claim, you have the right to appeal those decisions. It is a good idea to have an attorney help you navigate this complex procedural process in order to ensure all of your rights are protected.
The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
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?