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  • 111th Congress Expected to Pass Economic Stimulus Legislation Quickly

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 14-Dec-2008

    This week, Democrats continued to lay groundwork for an economic stimulus bill to be considered soon after the new Congress convenes. The House Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the anticipated economic recovery bill, which Democratic leaders intend to introduce in January. The hearing featured a number of governors, who made the case for increased aid to states to be included in such a ...
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  • Brain-injured troops face long-term risks

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 5-Dec-2008

    A recent post on MSN shows how 22 percent of Iraq vets are affected by traumatic head wounds. War related brain injury is a critical issue facing many veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts. Issues range not only from the wounds themselves, but the post traumatic stress that develops as a result of being critically injured. Read more here…
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  • BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ADOPTS JOURNAL OF HEAD TRAUMA REHABILITATION

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 26-Nov-2008

    Two highly respected leaders team up to improve clinical management and rehabilitation of individuals with brain injury. Vienna, VA, November 20, 2008 – The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (LWW) today entered an agreement that designates the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR) as BIAA’s official scholarly ...
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  • 2008 Election Outcomes and Legislative Impact

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 24-Nov-2008

    Powers Pyles Sutter &Verville, PC has produced a memorandum which reviews the 2008 Presidential and Congressional elections and provides analysis of the future direction of White House policy and the ramifications for the near-term political makeup of the House and Senate and relevant congressional committees. This memorandum, distributed to members of the Disability and Rehabilitation ...
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  • BIAA Testifies at Social Security Administration Compassionate Allowances Hearing

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 24-Nov-2008

    On November 18, 2008, BIAA Director of Consumer Services, Greg Ayotte, testified in Arlington, Virginia at a Social Security Administration (SSA) Compassionate Allowance outreach hearing on brain injuries. The purpose of this hearing was to consider views about the advisability and possible methods of identifying and implementing compassionate allowances for children and adults with brain ...
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