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The Overuse of Anti-Psychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

Many nursing homes are improperly prescribing anti-psychotic drugs to patients even though federal law restricts their use. Almost 300-000 nursing home residents are currently receiving antipsychotic drugs normally used to…

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Medicare Premiums to Increase By Almost $10 a Month in 2020

After small or no increases the past couple of years, Medicare’s Part B premium will rise sharply in 2020. The basic monthly premium will increase $9.10, from $135.50 a month…

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New Federal Budget Ends Two Spousal Social Security Claiming Strategies

The federal budget agreement that President Obama signed into law on November 2- 2015- spells the end to two Social Security strategies that some spouses have used to maximize benefits. The…

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Lindsay Pickral to Speak at VTCC Mental Health Symposium

Lindsay Pickral will speak on a panel at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children’s Mental Health Symposium to discuss guardianship for young adolescents transitioning to adulthood. Lindsay’s discussion will focus…

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Zac Cohen Named as Virginia’s Go To Lawyers for Intellectual Property Law 2022

Director Zac Cohen has been named by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as a Go To Lawyer in the field of intellectual property law in the commonwealth of Virginia. Now in its third…

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New Book Offers Guidance Through the Medicare Maze

Medicare is a mixed blessing.  On the one hand- it provides guaranteed coverage for Americans over age 65 or who are disabled and the program has improved the health of…

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A Guidebook to Planning for Old Age

Millions of Americans are facing old age essentially alone. One in three baby boomers is single or no longer part of a couple due to divorce or death. Others may…

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Legal Writing for the Digital Reader

Appellate attorney John O’Herron authored a piece for the VBA Fall Journal titled “Legal Writing for the Digital Reader”, which can be read in its entirety here. It is becoming…

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Report Ranks States on Nursing Home Quality and Shows Families’ Conflicted Views

A new report that combines nursing home quality data with a survey of family members ranks the best and worst states for care and paints a picture of how Americans…

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ThompsonMcMullan Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms

RICHMOND, VA – September 25, 2014 – ThompsonMcMullan, a Virginia-based law firm, today announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms….