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Social Security Disability and Invisible Illnesses

In this day and age, it is exceedingly difficult to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and prevail on your first application. The system is complex and more than many people can handle alone. It also tends to be friendlier to those with “visible” illnesses or disabilities, such as muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome or […]

Workers’ Compensation

For a long time, workers injured on the job had little to no recourse. It was not until 1884 that the first modern workers’ compensation law appeared, in Prussia (later Germany), with the first U.S. law not being passed until 1911. With Social Security’s creation in the 1930s, workers’ compensation helped to defray costs for […]

Social Security Disability

Sometimes, it becomes simply impossible for someone to continue to work. Whether it is due to an accident or the worsening of a life-long condition, people can become disabled and unable to do their previous job. Yet they still need to be able to pay their bills. The federal government offers Social Security Disability Insurance […]

Practice Areas

The New York Lawyers have been involved in civil litigation for years, and are well versed in several different areas of civil law. Over time, we have acquired a vast reservoir of knowledge and experience, and are happy to put it to work for our clients. Some include: Practice Areas: Personal Injury Personal injury is […]

Welcome to New York Lawyers

For most people, being involved in the legal system is intimidating and disorienting. Even if your case is not criminal, you still stand to lose significantly if a judgment is filed against you – it can affect not only your current finances, but even potentially your retirement. You may face social stigma, restriction of privileges, […]