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What Is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement In Kentucky?

If you suffered an injury at work in Kentucky, you might wonder how much you can expect from your workers’ compensation settlement—or if you will even receive one. These are essential questions. Your livelihood and your family’s future may depend on how much your settlement is worth. Talking with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you understand what...

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Veterans of Armed Forces Day

May 15, 2021 – While we are always honoring all Veterans and their families for their sacrifice and dedication to our Nation, today we honor veterans who are currently serving in our Armed Forces.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd Saturday in the month of May. In 1961, John F. Kennedy declared this day a...

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 7, 2021 – Every year in May, on the Friday before Mother’s Day, the United States celebrates National Military Spouse Appreciation Day!  Military Spouse Appreciation Day was first recognized by Ronald Reagan in 1984.  Many military spouses stay home while their loved ones are deployed or serving away from home for long periods of time.  Some manage their...

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Veterans Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2021 – May is Mental Health Awareness month!  The VA offers many resources to veterans suffering from mental health illnesses. The Military Health System and Department of Defense emphasize the importance of mental health and provide resources to our military communities.  There are many organizations that provide daily exercises Veterans can use to improve anxiety and depression. ...

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Army Reserve Birthday

April 23, 2021 – Each year, on April 23rd, we celebrate the Army Reserve Birthday.  The Army Reserves will be celebrating their 113th birthday in 2021.  The Army Reserves celebrates each year on April 23rd, and they celebrate their contributions to World War I, World War II, the Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and...

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VA Resources For Women Who Served in Our Military

March 4, 2021 –  According to the Veterans Administration more than 196,000 women Veterans used educational benefits and more than 555,000 women Veterans received $10.7 billion in disability compensation.  More resources are becoming available for women who serve in the U.S. Military.  Women Veteran Coordinators are available at all VA regional offices to assist women Veterans. Reference: Women Veterans...

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Free Tax Prep For Veterans and Their Families

March 3, 2021 – The AARP Foundation offers veterans and their families free tax preparation assistance for veterans and their families.  Veterans who receive military retirement pay are required to pay federal taxes from their retirements.  VA Disability Compensation is not taxable, but it is important to assess your income to determine if you must file your taxes every...

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VA Survivors & Burial Benefits

March 2, 2021 – What do you need to do when a loved one who served in our military dies? There are many benefits survivors may be entitled to.  The VA has created a Survivors and Burial Benefits kit to assist veterans and their families after the loss of a loved one.  These kits include helpful information regarding government...

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Airborne Hazards and Burn Pit Registry

Veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, or any other areas in Southwest Asia should register if they have concerns about toxic exposure while serving in Southwest Asia. Long-term medical issues have been known to arise as a result of airborne hazards such as smoke and fumes from burn pits, fuel, aircraft exhaust, sand, dust, general air pollution, oil well...

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Nonprofit Organization Focused on Lowering Suicide Rates in Veterans

February 14, 2021 – The Healing Warriors Program is a program that provides non-narcotic therapy to veterans and their families for pain, PTSD, and sleep.  Their mission is to advance individual wellbeing for Veterans and their families through evidence-based complementary care services and education. They are focused on trying to lower suicide rates in veterans.  Reference: Markard, Tamara, “Healing...

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