I am pleased to announce that in a meeting held on December 17, 2008, I was elected President to the New York Social Security Bar Association. This organization, established over 25 years ago, provides attorneys who practice in the field of Social Security Law the opportunity to discuss trends and changes in the law and [...]
Due to popular demand, this Thursday, November 19, I will be holding another seminar on Social Security Disability, entitled, "Social Security Disability: How to Fight for your Rights and WIN!" The seminar will be held at the Bogota Recreation Center in Bogota, NJ, at 6:30pm. The seminar is free and open to the public. For [...]
Lawyer's Visit To Local Social Security Office I was in the Hackensack, NJ Social Security Field Office yesterday to take care of some personal business and I must say that the process went much more smoothly than I would have expected in light of all the negative comments I frequently read online. I arrived and, [...]
I met a very pleasant prospective client yesterday who had been working steadily as a performer for many years. I asked him for a copy of his earnings statement to determine what his monthly benefits would be and I was surprised to see that despite having worked for many years, he had zero earnings throughout [...]
In the most recent newsletter, Lew Insler discusses the negative ramifications of a recent Social Security ruling. To visit our newsletter online, click here.
An article about Social Security disability appeared a few days ago in the Wall Street Journal, focusing on Senatorial calls for review of Binder & Binder cases. (A second article on the topic ran today; if you can't access the WSJ online, you can read the first article here.) While some of the practices reported [...]
Good news for the disabled in 23 states and the District of Columbia, including residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. On May 31, 2011 the US Department of Health and Human Services announced new steps to make it easier for Americans to enroll in state Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plans ("PCIP"). As I have [...]