Monthly Archives: December 2014


Widow to Receive over 23 Years of Workers Comp Benefits

The widow of an Ohio worker who died hours after his workplace injury should receive more than 23 years’ worth of workers compensation benefits for the loss of his limbs, sight and hearing in the period before his death, an Ohio appellate court has ruled. Dhimitraq Taluri, 63, worked for Lakewood, Ohio-based Arberia L.L.C. and […]


Binder and Binder Files Bankruptcy

As recently reported by the Wall Street Journal, the nation-wide Social Security Disability firm of Binder and Binder has filed for bankruptcy New York. The bankruptcy petition filed with the Court is 62 pages long and lists current total employees as of October 2014 at 966. The bankruptcy petition indicates that the staff at Binder […]


Senator Coburn Introduces Bill to Protect and Strengthen the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The disability trust fund will be completely exhausted in less than two years, according to the Social Security Board of Trustees. When this happens, the more than 11 million Americans receiving disability benefits will face immediate cuts of nearly 20 percent, unless Congress acts soon. Today, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) announced […]


Bipartisan Bill to widen Federal Help for Disabled

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is poised to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-sheltered bank accounts to pay for certain long-term expenses – the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century. The House was set to vote Wednesday on the bill, called the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, which stands out […]


I Was Denied Social Security Disability. What Are My Options?

If you or a loved one has become unable to wok due to physical injury or mental disability, you are well within your rights to apply for Social Security disability through the Social Security Administration (SSA).  If your application is denied, you have  options.  You can drop your claim and attempt to find work or […]


How to File a Whiplash Personal Injury Claim

Filing a whiplash personal injury claim can be challenging, especially when you don’t know where to start. You might ask yourself, what is whiplash, who should I talk to about my accident, and what are my next steps? Here you will find useful information to help you understand whiplash and the importance of the right […]



News

Do I need an attorney to represent me at my Social Security disability hearing?

At your Social Security Disability hearing, you can expect several key components as part of the proceedings. Here’s what typically happens during a Social Security Disability hearing: Notification and Preparation: Before the hearing, you will receive a notice informing you of the date, time, and location of the hearing. It’s essential to review this notice […]

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Guidance on “Long COVID” as a Disability Under the ADA, Section 504, and Section 1557

Although many people with COVID-19 get better within weeks, some people continue to experience symptoms that can last months after first being infected, or may have new or recurring symptoms at a later time.1   This can happen to anyone who has had COVID-19, even if the initial illness was mild.  People with this condition are […]

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