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Balin Law highlights success by meeting challenges head-on

While we attribute our longstanding success at Balin Law to our first-rate attorneys and community-centric mindset, winning doesn’t come without challenges. Some challenges are location-specific, like with our Ashtabula office. Because of Ashtabula County’s rural nature many clients struggle to obtain adequate transportation to and from medical appointments. A dearth of specialists has also led…

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Team mentality dominates Balin Law’s case strategy in recent victories

It’s often said winning cases is a team effort, but that “team” includes more than attorneys. “One thing we tend to focus on very heavily is the treating physician rule,” said Matt Shupe, associate attorney at Balin Law. This treating physician is often relied on to provide expert medical opinions and a detailed patient history…

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Ohio Medicaid expansion aids Balin Law clients

Earlier this year, Ohio Governor John Kasich expanded Medicaid eligibility for all state residents, adding to several existing financial assistance programs Balin Law clients can apply for while waiting for a ruling on their case. Prior to the Medicaid expansion, Medicaid eligibility was provided to those with minor children or those found “disabled” by the…

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Partnerships with VA, healthcare providers and veteran facilities critical to Balin’s success

Over the past several years, Balin Law owner Paulette Balin presented at various healthcare providers and veteran facilities, ensuring the firm works closely with nurse practitioners, case workers and veterans themselves to build critical relationships that better serve clients and their cases. “It’s so satisfying to see these health care providers that treat our clients so engaged…

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Balin meets challenges facing disabled veterans head-on

Following the May resignation of Erik Shinseki, former head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, some wondered how such a broken health care system that left thousands of veterans in the dust could even be repaired. Answers may take time to find, but the flaws in the VA are more apparent than ever. “We see…