Five Ways to Strengthen Your Case with the VA and Board of Appeals

Depending on what source you believe, 30 to 80 percent of initial claims for Veterans benefits are denied. Of these, a significant number of the claims are denied inappropriately. In other words, it is quite common for a disabled Veteran to enter the VA appeals process. If you are like thousands of others, you have… Read More

Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect My Disability Claim?

When a physical or mental disability prevents you from working, it is easy to think that your situation is hopeless. This is especially the case if you believe that a pre-existing condition may prevent you from filing a successful disability claim with the Social Security Administration. A common question our new clients often ask is… Read More

Top Tips for Talking with Your Doctor After an Accident on the Job

You are probably not concentrating on your claim for compensation when you are receiving medical care after an accident on the job. You are likely shaken or even in pain. But, as far from your thoughts as it might be, whoever treats your injuries can be an important resource. The testimony and medical records produced… Read More

What You Need to Know about the Zadroga Act

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, resulted in thousands of lost lives. Many of these deaths occurred in the initial plane collisions at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Yet many more individuals suffered injury or death as a result of their involvement in rescue and clean-up efforts in… Read More

What You Need to Know about Your Veteran Disability Benefits Claim

Those who are injured or disabled while serving in the United States military deserve a level of care that allows them to live with dignity. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers tax-free, monthly disability benefits to eligible veterans. This may come as a surprise to some veterans and members of their families who… Read More

Updates Regarding VA Benefits for Burn Pit Exposure Claims

All military service personnel understand that their service comes with risks. However, it is reasonable for anyone who serves in the United States Armed Forces to expect that those risks will come from the actions of enemy combatants rather than from exposure to circumstances that should have been preventable. Unfortunately, many veterans are currently suffering… Read More

Top Ways to Prove Negligence Caused Your Construction Accident

Being injured in a construction accident can be life-altering. You deserve to be compensated for your injuries. But before you can obtain compensation, you’ll have to prove that the negligent actions of another party were the cause of your injuries. If you have questions regarding your case, don’t hesitate to reach out to us today.… Read More

What You Need to Know About Your New York State Disability Pension Claim

You probably served the people of New York State for years. Unfortunately, you were injured while carrying out your duties. As a result, you can’t work anymore. You still have to maintain your livelihood even though you’re now disabled. This is where New York disability pension benefits step in to support you after your many… Read More

How to Know You Hired the Right Disability Lawyer

When you suffer a serious injury, the only thing you’re focused on is your recovery. Full recovery may not be possible, however. Your injury could lead to you being disabled. Living with a disabling condition is difficult. Depending on the extent of your disability, you may not be able to work, and even if you… Read More

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

One thing most New York workers can count on is being covered by workers’ compensation insurance if they get injured on the job. If you are hurt while working or suffer an illness related to your job, you should be able to go to a doctor and have all your medical bills and related expenses… Read More

Last Updated : August 9, 2022