In the 2000s, states slashed it from their budgets. It revamped its curriculum to focus less on drugs and more on smart decision making. Still, it’s a shadow of its former self. It provides critical illness cover of 10,000 for staff but also a lump sum of 2500 for a child.Shirley, who is married to Colin, 48, a shop fitter, said: “When Erin’s diagnosis was confirmed, we were taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.Read MoreTop news stories today”She was initially hospitalised for 31 days, during which she had failed chest port surgery, lost all her hair and was very ill.”She had to have blood and platelet transfusions before any treatment could begin and, when it did, she had a serious allergic reaction to the platelets and the chemo and steroids hit her hard.”The following eight months were very difficult as Erin had to have three chest surgeries over and above intensive chemo.”The next stage involved three or four hospital visits a week and admissions due to infection. We were all nearly at breaking point.”Shirley realised she could claim in August so contacted Reed.Read MorePolice Scotland blasted by murdered gangster family over drive by hitThey told her to send an email and advised the claim would be dealt with on a without prejudice basis.Shirley, who is also a mum to Caitlin, 17, said: “They said I was over time as the form had to be submitted within 180 days from the date you are made aware of the condition.”I explained what we’d been through and that no one at Reed had mentioned this. They said they’d liaise with the insurers.”.
“We have the budget. That is definitely not the problem. We have everything that we need. Five year old Jack has an active daily routine in the place he simply calls “Room,” where he and his Ma can’t take more than a few paces in either direction without hitting a wall. He’s happy here, worshipping sparse comforts like the dying bedside plant, the TV, and the snake he’s made out of eggshells. But while the camera tracks his movements with rotations that betray the smallness of the space, our eyes look for different things.
(Don E.Juan Hernandez, 42, of New Brunswick, was convicted of two counts of first degree conspiracy to commit murder, one count of second degree conspiracy to commit robbery and one count of first degree promoting organized street crime. The guilty verdict was decided Wednesday.Hernandez was allegedly one of the leaders of a statewide human traffickingand prostitution ringThe conviction came from the investigation of two killings in Bridgeton. Jose Ortiz, 24, was shot and killedin the roadway on Bank Street on Aug.