Workers’ Comp: It’s Not Just For People Out of Work

Clearly one of the biggest misconceptions about Workers’ Comp is that you have to be out of work to collect. That’s because most people have a limited understanding of what benefits are available. In New York, there are many...

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Social Security Disability: It’s Often A Long Road

It’s a standard question: How long will it take for me to be approved for Social Security Disability Benefits? (SSDB)As with so many other things, the answer is: it varies. In truth, it can take from one month to...

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Workers’ Comp and Social Security Disability: They can go together

Many of my clients who are injured on the job in New York State are disabled and stay out of work longer than 12 months. In such an instance, can the injured worker ALSO receive Social Security Disability Benefits? In...

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Social Security Disability- Do I Qualify?

What is Social Security Disability and who may qualify? Social Security Disability ("SSD") is a federal insurance program designed to provide income to people who are physically restricted in their ability to be employed i.e. they are totally disabled and...

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