Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Monday, May 11, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 11 May 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 801

weekly review for U.S. Veterans Monday, May 11, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week for U.S. Veterans. Enjoy!

Veterans Support: VA to study benefits of service dogs, emotional support dogs for Veterans
Joel Nicholson started his military career with the U.S. Marine Corps in 1993. He later joined the National Guard in 2006 and was activated in 2008 with the 56th Stryker Brigade to deploy to Iraq. He spent much of his deployment patrolling route Michigan in between Fallujah and Baghdad.
After leaving the service in 2009, Joel noticed he was depressed, had severe memory loss and was relying too much on alcohol to self-medicate. That's when he checked in to a PTSD Residential Rehabilitation Program in West Virginia where a VA doctor recommended he get a service dog.

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Florida Legal News: Florida Veteran Invokes Stand Your Ground Law in Killing of Neighbors
William Woodward says he and his family thought their lives were threatened by their nasty neighbors.
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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, May 8, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 08 May 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 799

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance Law Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Insurance Law: Citizens-depopulation bill sneaks through Scott before adjournment
The Florida House's sudden adjournment today killed a lot of bills but not those the House already passed and the Senate needed to approve — and one that got through affects customers of state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp.

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Florida Legal News: Florida Veteran Invokes Stand Your Ground Law in Killing of Neighbors
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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, May 4, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 04 May 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 766

weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance LawHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Insurance Law: Florida Legislature passes flood insurance reform bill
The Florida Legislature passed a bill April 24 that gives state residents more affordable options for flood insurance.

SB1094, Flood Insurance, authored by State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and State Rep. Larry Ahern, R-Seminole, passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. The bill passed earlier in the Senate with unanimous support. The bill now goes to Gov. Rick Scott to be signed into law.

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It is PTSD Awareness Month, learn how PTSD is integrated into our Veteran interviews #oralhistory #ptsd #veterans https://t.co/5eOIXDD9rR
3 of 5 stars to Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn https://t.co/PJInwXMQHc
5 of 5 stars to From Wheat Fields to Battlefields by Robert F Shelato https://t.co/O4BjjV67S5
Watch my interview of WWII Veteran Brodie Hand - paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne and POW #WWII #oralhistory #pow https://t.co/nZryk2NzwQ
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