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OHIO BOARD OF NURSING – ONLINE LICENSE RENEWAL REQUIRED FOR 2014

Posted Date: May 22, 2014 | Categories: Health Care & Businesses

Starting with the 2014 LPN renewal, all Ohio nurses will be required to renew their license online. During the month of April, the Board will alert LPNs, through both email and mail, to renew their licenses online. Nurses will also be able to access their User ID and Password for online renewal through the Board’s […]

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Military Veterans Can Receive Expedited Social Security Disability Claim Processing

Posted Date: May 21, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

The effect of military service can be profound and lasting. There are a number of financial, social, and health issues that result from military service. Some Wounded Warriors and Veterans Who Have a Compensation Rating of 100% P&T are unaware that Social Security may expedite the processing of their disability claims. The expedited process is […]

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Ripley Union Lewis Huntington (RULH) Sued For Discrimination & Civil Rights Violations

Posted Date: May 20, 2014 |

The Jones Law Group, LLC  recently filed a federal lawsuit against Ripley Union Lewis Huntington (RULH) School District in Ripley, Ohio for Civil Rights violations.  The Complaint alleges that when minority students reported they were being viciously harassed based on race on the school bus, RULH segregated the minority students and required them to ride in […]

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Disability Rights Ohio issues investigative report on Rose Mary Center

Posted Date: May 13, 2014 |

On March 11, 2014, Disability Rights Ohio issued a report on its investigation of Rose Mary Center, a 42-bed intermediate care facility in Cuyahoga County for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Disability Rights Ohio’s report is based on a review of Rose Mary Center’s records, examination of licensing and oversight documents from the Ohio […]

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Jones Law Group Has Moved!

Posted Date: May 13, 2014 |

Jones Law Group has relocated our offices to the historic Thurman Mansion located at: 513 East Rich StreetColumbus, Ohio 43215 The Thurman Mansion was constructed in 1855 for $12,000 by Allen G. Thurman who was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1835. Thurman was later served on Ohio’s very first Supreme Court (Vol. 1-5). We […]

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Temporary Total Disability When Retired

Posted Date: May 13, 2014 |

On May 7, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in favor of an injured worker, finding that an injured worker is entitled to temporary total disability compensation when the injured worker’s retirement is causally related to his or her industrial injury and the injured worker has not otherwise abandoned the entire workforce. 

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US Senate Bill Would Increase SSI Asset Limits

Posted Date: March 14, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

The Jones Law Group supports a new bill proposed in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio that would increase the amount of cash or liquid assets individuals may have and still qualify for and maintain Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.      Since 1989, individuals who receive […]

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Social Security Proposes to Tighten Rules on Disability Appeals

Posted Date: March 11, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration, under pressure from Congress, is moving to tighten rules that would require people applying for disability benefits to present the government with all relevant medical information – even if it says they can work. The proposal, recently published in the Federal Register, was made in response to a 2011 Wall Street […]

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One in Three Nursing Home Patients Suffer Harm From Treatment

Posted Date: March 6, 2014 |

One in three patients in skilled nursing facilities suffered a medication error, infection or some other type of harm related to their treatment, according to a government report released today that underscores the widespread nature of the country’s patient harm problem. Doctors who reviewed the patients’ records determined that 59 percent of the errors and […]

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Auditor Drops Fraud Allegations Against Doctor

Posted Date: February 20, 2014 | Categories: Licensure & Disciplinary

Six months after Auditor Dave Yost found that a Columbus psychologist owed $200,000 to Ohio’s Medicaid program for improper billings, state officials reversed the finding and dropped demands that Dr. George Serednesky repay the money. “We have decided not to pursue collection of this particular audit,” David J. Espinoza, an attorney for the state Office […]

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