VERNON HILLS, ILLINOIS – September 21, 2017 – Necie Edwards, founder and CEO of the Fibromyalgia Patient Education and Support Organization (FPESO), is pleased to introduce two legal columns on the nonprofit’s website under the new “Legal Corner” tab,” expanding the information the nonprofit offers as a service to its community members as well as the public. The columns are written by Edward M. Farmer, Esq., of The Law Office of Edward M. Farmer, and Austin J. McGreal, Esq., of The Law Offices of Austin McGreal, both based in Chicago, Illinois.
A decorated and service-disabled U.S. Army veteran, Farmer specializes in veteran affairs disability benefits, special VA benefits issues, military discharges, and injury or death caused by the VA. His firm’s practice also includes elder law and Medicaid applications.
McGreal, who practices exclusively in the area of Social Security disability law in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, represents people at any stage of the Social Security Disability process, from initial application to an appeal.
Farmer’s first two columns on FPESO’s “Legal Corner” are “Veterans and Medical Cannabis: Top Tips for Obtaining your Illinois Medical Cannabis Card” and “Five Things Veterans Should Know About Their VA Fibromyalgia Claims.” “Because many veterans suffer from fibromyalgia, there is a need to discuss the interaction between fibromyalgia and the veteran community,” he says. “Future articles will focus on answering common questions about the VA claims process in general and touch upon fibromyalgia claims, as well.”
McGreal’s initial “Legal Corner” topic is “Fibromyalgia and Social Security Disability Claims.” “I am pleased to offer my column as a service of the FPESO website as the Social Security Disability process today is more complex and daunting than it has ever been,” he says. “It has also become much more difficult to obtain benefits than it was in the past, and approval rates are lower than ever. By contributing my expertise, I hope to help guide individuals in need of assistance in navigating this challenging process.”
The “Legal Corner” columns can be accessed at: https://www.fibromyalgiapatienteducation.info/category/legal/
“At Fibromyalgia Patient Education and Support, we strive to provide a variety of programs, classes, workshops, and other informational resources that support individuals suffering with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain issues,” says Edwards. “The ‘Legal Corner’ columns make a valuable addition to our online services, which we make available at no charge. I am honored and grateful to Mr. Farmer and Mr. McGreal for contributing their expertise.”
About Fibromyalgia Patient Education and Support Organization
Fibro Patient Education & Support Organization (FPESO) was launched in 2014 by Necie Edwards—pain management expert, health & wellness educator and coach, healthcare advocate, and patient activist—to provide educational programs and services to improve the quality of life for patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain issues. Through programs for patients and caregivers, Edwards strives to raise awareness about fibromyalgia and its causes and treatments, thereby improving the lives of individuals suffering with chronic pain.
The organization’s website offers free resources, including research and information about fibromyalgia, diagnosis and treatment; information about upcoming seminars, workshops and events; and opportunities for visitors and members of the FPESO community to share stories and get involved in public education efforts. It also offers informative blogs and articles, as well as and links to her TV talk show Fibromyalgia Talks, radio talk show “The Pain-Free Zone,” and “The Fibro Health Detective” podcast.
For more information visit https://www.fibromyalgiapatienteducation.info
About the Law Office of Edward M. Farmer
As a service-disabled veteran, Edward M. Farmer understands how frustrating the VA claims process can be, and his firm now focuses on helping veterans with appealing adverse decisions received from benefit claims filed with the Department of Veteran Affairs, including special VA benefits issues, military discharges, and injury or death caused by the VA. His firm’s practice also includes elder law and Medicaid applications. Recipient of the Army’s Combat Infantry Badge and an Army Accommodation Medal, Mr. Farmer serves as adjunct professor of law at The John Marshall Law School and frequent presenter on veteran and military service-related topics.
For more information visit www.vetlawoffice.com
About the Law Offices of Austin McGreal
Austin McGreal is an attorney practicing exclusively in the area of Social Security disability law in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
More information regarding Mr. McGreal and his firm can be found at www.McGrealDisabilityLaw.com
Company Name: FIBRO PATIENT EDUCATION and SUPPORT ORGANIZATION
Contact Person: Necie Edwards
Phone: (224) 225-9478
Country: United States