“Keeping Students with Disabilities Safe From Bullying” – A letter from the United States Department of Education

 “Keeping Students with Disabilities Safe From Bullying” – A letter from the United States Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services       “The United States Education Department’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued guidance to educators and stakeholders on the matter of bullying of students with disabilities. This…

McAndrews Law Offices in the Philadelphia Inquirer – Joe McGettigan and Dennis McAndrews reuniting after the John duPont and Sanudusky trials and what is to come for McAndrews Law Offices

Joe McGettigan and Dennis McAndrews reuniting after the John duPont and Sanudusky trials and what is to come for McAndrews Law Offices By Allison Steele, Inquirer Staff Writer, August 13, 2013 Joseph McGettigan assumed he was getting into a low-profile case. “I thought, the guy’s a retired coach and not even head coach,” McGettigan said…

Social Security Administration Revises Policies Regarding Trusts

Social Security Administration Revises Policies Regarding Trusts The Social Security Administration has revised its Program Operations Manual System (POMS) to allow Self-funded Special Needs Trusts to pay for travel expenses incurred by family members to visit the disabled beneficiary. The revised POMS also allow payment of some administrative expenses upon early termination of the trust,…

Joseph McGettigan, the successful prosecutor of child abuser Jerry Sandusky, has joined McAndrews Law Offices

Joseph McGettigan, the successful prosecutor of child abuser Jerry Sandusky, has joined McAndrews Law Offices McAndrews Law Offices recently announced that Joseph McGettigan, the successful prosecutor of child abuser Jerry Sandusky, has joined the firm. Mr. McGettigan travels to Mexico this week at the request of Mexican authorities to train local prosecutors in the practices…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Establishes Task Force To Study Elder Abuse, Exploitation Issues

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Establishes Task Force To Study Elder Abuse, Exploitation Issues The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has created an Elder Law Task Force charged with studying the growing problems involved with guardianship, abuse, and neglect, and access to justice involving the commonwealth’s senior citizens, according to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. The task force,…