Will Debt Affect My Security Clearance?

Posted by Ashleigh N. Berglund | Jul 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Whether you are applying for a security clearance or seeking renewal, debt and poor credit can have a significant effect on your ability to obtain or maintain a security clearance. In fact, financial considerations are the top reason for denying a security clearance.

Part 2 - Is Actual Recovery for Medical Malpractice Possible for Servicemembers Injured or Killed by a DoD Healthcare Provider: Maybe???

Posted by Patrick J. Hughes | Feb 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Since 1950, military personnel have been unable to sue the government for personal injuries incurred as a result of service, including injuries caused by the negligence of a Department of Defense (DoD) healthcare provider. This is termed the “Feres doctrine,” named after the Supreme Court case of...


Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Oct 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

HOT JOB OPPORTUNITY! Our veteran-owned law firm in Prince George's County, Maryland is seeking a Senior Family Law Attorney for *immediate* hire.  We were founded by two former JAGs and operate a niche litigation practice representing servicemembers and their families across Maryland, D.C., and V...

BAH Lawsuit-Spread The Word

Posted by Patrick J. Hughes | Aug 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

WE NEED YOUR HELP--we are using our social media, traditional media and any means we have to spread the word that BAH was wrongfully withheld from Army Reservists serving overseas. Yet having served in the military ourselves, we know this incredible community is capable of great things, especially for their fellow solider and their families. If you can, please spread the word within your community.


Posted by Patrick J. Hughes | Aug 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Army Board for Corrections agreed that all our clients deserved every penny of the housing allowances taken from or denied to them. They agreed that all the Soldiers who were disciplined never should have been. All their disciplinary records should be permanently erased, and where appropriate, people who were passed over for promotion should be retroactively reconsidered for their next rank. Patriots Law Group is ready to get this result for everyone, as we can now finally go to the Court, get the stay lifted, and the proposed class action we filed can be certified for all these Soldiers.


Posted by Patrick J. Hughes | Jul 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

As a consumer, you are probably well aware of the hassle and stress that can come from unfair or deceptive practices in the marketplace. In 1977, Virginia enacted the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) “to promote fair and ethical standards of dealings between suppliers and the consuming pub...

What Can Your Employer Ask You Related to Your Health During COVID-19?

Posted by Unknown | Apr 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 21, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) revised its Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act to provide additional guidance in light of COVID-19. Now, it is important to note that this is not the law, but rather guidance from the EEOC. According to the guidance from the EEOC, employers may take their employees temperature since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”) have acknowledged the community spread of COVID-19. However, it is important to note, that this information is subject to confidentiality requirements under the ADA.

Do you need to care for a sick family member and afraid of losing your job?

Posted by Unknown | Apr 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, certain employers must provide their employees with paid sick leave. The Act also expanded family medical leave for specific issues related to COVID-19. If an employee is unable to work because they are quarantined due to a government order or the advice of a health care provider, are having COVID-19 symptoms, and are seeking a medical diagnosis, then they are eligible for up to 80 hours of paid sick leave at their regular rate of pay.

Did You Lose Your Job Because of COVID-19?

Posted by Unknown | Apr 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

It can be devastating financially and emotionally to be laid off. When you add on the additional stress that COVID-19 presents, the circumstances can be overwhelming. To help with this, the President recently signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, which expands access to funds for unemployment benefits.

District Court of Maryland's Updated COVID-19 Policy

Posted by Patrick J. Hughes | Apr 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 27, 2020, Chief Judge Morrissey of the Maryland District Court revised the policy on Interim Peace, Protective, and Extreme Risk Protective Orders. The order allows for all new protective, peace and extreme risk protective orders petitions to be heard by commissioners. If the Court grants the petition, they will issue an interim order.

Marijuana in the Military

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Mar 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Becoming legal everywhere but the military Has your state recently made pot legal?  That may make it legally accessible to your civilian friends but as a military member you need to remember that it is still illegal under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 112a, to use, poss...

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