Monday, July 4, 2022

Tag: Legal

Spinal cord injury and SSD benefits

Between 12,000 and 20,000 people will sustain spinal cord injuries this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another 200,000 people,...

No traffic fines for research

AB 1657, which would devote $1 from certain traffic tickets to fund spinal cord injury research, is well-meaning but misguided. If the state is...

US court victory for embryonic stem cell research

A District Court judge in the US has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to ban federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research....

Curing Paralysis – Again

An article by Rob Stein on the front page of today’s Washington Post (May 20, 2011) announces a stunning breakthrough treatment for ...

Germany shuts down stem cell clinic

BERLIN, May 10 (UPI) -- German authorities say they've closed down a controversial clinic offering unproven stem cell treatments for a variety of physical...

Parking spots for disabled abused, misused

DAYTONA BEACH - When Charles "Jay" Ayres joined the Army, he had no idea that years later, his biggest fight would be for parking...

Denial of customized power wheelchairs sparks federal lawsuit

The Texas Commission on Health and Human Services' denial of customized power wheelchairs has sparked a lawsuit in federal court. Plaintiffs Bradley Koenning, 23, Brian...

Quadriplegic visitor sues Disney after stuck on ride

A quadriplegic Disneyland visitor is suing the parent company for failing to evacuate him from the broken "it's a small world" ride, the lawsuit...

Pot for Pain? This Is Your Law on Drugs

Canada's medical marijuana regime in shambles, say critics. Imagine that you have a painful, debilitating medical or psychological condition. You and your doctor agree that...

The Brave Ability Of Joni Tada

One man's trash is another man's treasure. Especially when it's a discarded wheelchair. Tens of thousands of disabled people in developing countries enjoy the dignity...