Monthly Archives: September 2014

Analysis of the 2014 Social Security Trustees Report

Highlights of the 2014 Report Since its inception, Social Security has been the foundation on which America’s retirement security rests.  It has demonstrated its strength by paying benefits without interruption in good times and bad, during periods of recession and disaster and during recovery and healing.  The program’s strength is demonstrated yet again in this […]

STRS Denies Disability for Superintendent with Brain Damage

The Jones Law Group, LLC has filed a Complaint in Mandamus against the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS) on behalf of a former New Albany Plain Local Schools Superintendent suffering from permanent brain damage resulting from a 2011 automobile accident.  Steve Castle had dedicated his life to education as a teacher, coach, principal and […]

Register for Work Incentives Seminar for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries

Register Now! National Work Incentives Seminar Event Wednesday, September 17 National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar: Ticket to Work for People Who Have a Mental Illness: Support on Your Journey to Employment If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and want to make more money through work, Ticket to Work can provide the […]

Ohio Board of Nursing – Nurses with Criminal Convictions

The Ohio Board of Nursing’s top priorities are to (1) efficiently license the nursing workforce and (2) remove dangerous practitioners from practice in a timely manner to protect Ohio patients. Currently, there are eleven offenses that are automatic bars to obtaining a nursing license for applicants who entered a prelicensure nursing education program after June […]

Ohio Board of Nursing – Alternative Program for Chemical Dependency

The Ohio Board of Nursing’s Alternative Program for Chemical Dependency (Alternative Program) is a non-disciplinary, non-public monitoring program for licensees or certificate holders who are chemically dependent or substance abuse issues. Disciplinary action against licensees and certificate holders The Ohio Board of Nursing established The Alternative Program under Section 4723.35 of the Ohio Revised Code […]

AMA Applauds New Effort to Modernize State Medical Licensure

“The American Medical Association (AMA) has long supported reform of the state licensure process to reduce costs and expedite applications while protecting patient safety and promoting quality care. “State-based licensure is an important tenet of accountability, ensuring that physicians are qualified through the review of their education, training, character, and professional and disciplinary histories.

Survey: U.S. Nursing Homes Don’t Report Many Abuse Allegations

Many of the nation’s nursing homes are failing to report accusations of abuse or neglect, according to the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health Human Services. That was the upshot of a report, released this month, which surveyed a small number of facilities and estimated how well the nation’s nursing homes comply with federal […]

What To Do After A Slip And Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents occur fairly often. They can happen anywhere, from a convenience store to a small business office, to a superstore. Many conditions can cause slip and fall accidents—a slippery and wet floor, debris on the ground, an uneven walkway, or maybe a poorly lit sidewalk. In Columbus, Ohio, slip and fall lawyers […]


Student Athlete Settles Claims of Racial Discrimination with Western Brown Local School District Board of Education for $200,000

Elijah “Eli” Fulton recently settled his racial discrimination lawsuit in the United States District Court against the southern Ohio Western Brown Local School District Board of Education. Eli was represented by Eric Jones of the Jones Law Group and Sonia Walker of the Calig Law Firm. The lawsuit alleged that Eli was harassed based on […]


Social Security Announces 0.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2017

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 65 million Americans will increase 0.3 percent in 2017, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 60 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2017. Increased payments to more than 8 […]


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