Autism Symposium | Steve Maher | Maher Law Firm

Autism Spectrum Disorder | The Maher Law Firm

Autism Symposium Brochure / The Maher Law Firm MODERATOR:  Steven R. Maher, Esq. SPEAKERS: Mark S. Kamleiter, Esq. Steven G. Lester, M.D. Patricia A. Maher, Ph.D. TOPICS: Role of the school system in ensuring a safe and appropriate education IEP process Navigating the system – a parent’s perspective How to recognize potential problems What to [...]

Attorneys That Care About Disabled And Underprivileged Humans

Autism | Attorneys | Thank You | The Maher Law Firm

A note from a grateful client   Date:  April 9, 2012 Subject:  Thank You Dear Mike Maher, On behalf of my son and my family I truly appreciate your firm’s involvement in bringing a final closure to the case. On a personal note we would like to thank our Attorneys, Melissa, Aaron & Leslee for their dedicated [...]

Medicaid Coverage For Behavioral Therapy In Autistic Children

Autism | Medicaid and Autism | Autism Therapy | The Maher Law Firm

Judge orders FL Medicaid to cover autism therapy In a case that could jolt Medicaid programs across the country, a federal judge in Miami has ordered Florida officials to cover behavioral therapy for autistic children. U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard called the Medicaid program’s denial of coverage “arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable, both in its process [...]

Abbott Labs in Settlement Talks Over Depakote Marketing

Depakote | The Maher Law Firm

Depakote and Autism The U.S. Justice Department is currently engaged in settlement negotiations with Abbott Laboratories regarding the government’s lawsuit alleging the company improperly marketed its epilepsy drug, Depakote. In the suit, whistleblowers claimed that Abbot Park, Illinois-based Abbott Labs, marketed Depakote for unapproved uses such as agitation and aggression in patients with autism, dementia [...]