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HELP! SOCIAL SECURITY WANTS TO CUT MY DISABILITY BENEFITS!

Sometimes, the Social Security Disability Administration will try to cut your benefits under a "Continuing Disability Review," or "CDR." If this happens, all is far from lost. You can elect to fight a decision to cut your benefits. You can also elect to keep getting...

Give Yourself a Fighting Chance To Hire the Right Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES:Give Yourself a Fighting Chance To Hire the Right Workers' Compensation LawyerYou're working hard, paying the rent and putting food on the table. You have plans: to put your kids through college, to take a vacation, to save for retirement. The...

ECONOMIC BOOM & JOBS=GREAT! JOB & CONSTRUCTION & SCAFFOLD SAFETY=BETTER!

NYC just saw its biggest economic boom in 70 years New York Post.urlEvery New Yorker should applaud our great economic, jobs, and construction boom.  But we must also keep constant pressure on New York's employers, and on our politicians, to do everything in...

SCAFFOLD, DEMOLITION, ASBESTOS REMOVAL, & CONSTRUCTION LIVES ARE CHEAP IN NYC

The New York Post reports on a proposal that is one of the lowest, most egregious, and even vile things we've seen in more than thirty years fighting for the rights of working men and women in New York.  This is an attempt--that we have to believe must fail--to...

HARD HATS, CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION & SCAFFOLD WORKERS DESERVE BETTER

As this New York Post article will show, construction, demolition, and scaffold workers continue to be forced to work in unsafe conditions for illegally low wages.  New York's men and women in construction risk their lives and health on behalf of the city's...

National Prominence for Our Paralegal Christopher Fernandez!

Not only does our paralegal Christopher Fernandez put in a full day at the firm, helping us fight for our Workers' Compensation clients--he also is a top law student at night--but he has ALSO now won the regional round of the highly prestigious 68th Annual National...

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE DISABLED

You may have been injured in an accident and unable to work, or you may have a disease or other medical condition--but to win Social Security Disability benefits you must prove to the Social Security Administration that you are unable to engage in "substantial...

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFIT CHANGES

If you are on Social Security Disability benefits or are about to file for Social Security Disability benefits because you are disabled, and too disabled for all but a minimum of gainful employment, you need to know that the Social Security Administration will be...

HOW TO NOTIFY YOUR EMPLOYER OF AN ACCIDENT

Many working men and women in New York believe that Workers' Compensation is an automatic benefit. They become understandably frustrated when that proves not to be true, and they are forced to wait for a weekly benefit check and for proper medical treatment.Just as an...

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS 10 BEST

I am very gratified to announce that I and my firm have been named as a "10 BEST LAW FIRM" by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2017 - 2018. This is quite an honor!The plaque honoring us states that the award is for "Exceptional and Outstanding...

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