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Medical-Legal Partnerships

Published: Mar 27, 2019 | Last modified: Mar 27, 2019
CHLP's Director of Litigation, Erika Kerber, Esq., recently presented a webinar on Medical-Legal Partnerships, hosted by The Arc of New Jersey. Below is the PowerPoint presentation. Medical-Legal Partnerships from The Arc of New Jersey on Vimeo ...

New Jersey Governor Signs Emergency Assistance Legislation

Published: Jan 10, 2019 | Last modified: Jan 10, 2019
Governor Murphy has signed into law legislation that extends Emergency Assistance to people who are caretakers of disabled dependents, permanently disabled, over 60 or who are chronically unemployable. ? Read more here -> https://www.njspotlight.com/ stories/19/01/02/emergency- ...

New Jersey Lawyer Article

Published: Oct 11, 2017 | Last modified: Oct 11, 2017
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The Grove Street PATH Elevator To Open on June 30, 2017

Published: Aug 30, 2017 | Last modified: Aug 30, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and NJ (PANY&NJ) issued a press release on Friday, June 30, 2017, announcing that the elevator and vertical life at the Grove Street PATH station had finally opened. The $4,000,000 elevator, ordered by a federal judge in 2011, took two years to const...

PATH Station Elevator To Open

Published: Aug 30, 2017 | Last modified: Aug 30, 2017
Nearly 16 years after advocates for wheelchair users first demanded access to the Grove Street PATH station, crews are putting the final touches on the station's new elevator. The $4,000,000 elevator, located at the corner of Grove Street and Columbus Drive, is set to open on July 2, acco...

NJAMHAA Article on CHLP

Published: Aug 25, 2017 | Last modified: Aug 25, 2017
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Settlement Reached in PATH Accessibility Lawsuit

Published: Jul 17, 2014 | Last modified: Jul 17, 2014
The Port Authority, hip (Heightened Independence and Progress, Inc.) and the United Spinal Association reached a settlement in a 7-year-old lawsuit over disabled access to the Grove Street PATH station.The two groups, hip, represented by the Community Health Law Project; and the United Spinal Associ...

Newark Star-Ledger article on CHLP

Published: Jan 17, 2013 | Last modified: Dec 18, 2013
Lawyer grew into his strong suit: Protecting rights of disabled Posted by Bob Braun/The Star-Ledger November 17, 2008 12:05AM Hal Garwin has become New Jersey's most prominent legal advocate for the disabled. That's not what he intended. "I never thought it would be the focus of my ...

Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Published: Jan 17, 2013 | Last modified: Dec 18, 2013
On June 1, 2005, the New Jersey Division of Family Development (DFD), in the Department of Human Services, issued a comprehensive program directive (DFDI No. 05-6-1/GAPI No. 05-6-1), which applies to all assistance programs administered by county and municipal welfare agencies and boards ...

CHLP Files Comments on Social Security Administration Amendments to ALJ

Published: Jan 17, 2013 | Last modified: Dec 18, 2013
Comments to Notice of Proposed Rule Making Docket No. SSA-2007-0044 Amendments to the Administrative Law Judge, Appeals Council andDecision Review Board Appeals Levels Community Health Law Project 185 Valley Road South Orange, N.J. 07079 (973) 275-1175 INTRODUCTION ...
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