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Social Security Disability Firm Binder & Binder Prepares for Bankruptcy

Posted in Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability

  “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”  As reported originally in the Wall Street Journal, Binder & Binder, one of America’s largest Social Security Disability Advocate corporations is preparing for possible bankruptcy this week. The company is facing roughly $40 million dollars in debt due in part to the expensive and ubiquitous late night commercials… Continue Reading

Attorney Troy Rosasco Gets High Marks For His Online CLE Disability Claim Lecture

Posted in Firm News & Events, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Claims

Attorney Troy Rosasco, Partner at Turley, Redmond, Rosasco and Rosasco, has been consistently receiving 4 star ratings  from his online Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course, “Disability Insurance Claims Primer: The Plaintiff’s Perspective” through Lawline.com.  Mr. Rosasco has been a part of the CLE program since 2010 and is still receiving high marks for the content of… Continue Reading

Troy Rosasco Quoted In Newsday On Long-Term Disability Benefits

Posted in Firm News & Events, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability, Uncategorized

Recently, Attorney Troy Rosasco of the New York Disability Law Firm Turley, Redmond, Rosasco and Rosasco, was asked to give his legal advice in Newsday’s  “Help Wanted” column.  The column, run by business reporter Carrie Mason-Draffen, is the “Dear Abby” of work-related issues. One Reader wrote in to the column to ask whether or not… Continue Reading

Illicit Drug Use and Your Worker’s Compensation Claim

Posted in Long Term Disability / ERISA

This week, we’ve talked a lot about the regulation of legal pharmaceutical products. Let us take a minute though to think about illicit substances. Worker’s Compensation is considered a no-fault system. The amount of money a claimant receives may not be increased if his or her employer is being negligent. Likewise, an employee’s carelessness may… Continue Reading

Privacy

Posted in Construction Accidents, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Claims

The confidentiality of any and all documents pertaining to your case are protected under Worker’s Compensation Law. Only certain parties(including employers, insurance companies and either sides’ lawyers) may access information pertinent to your claim without written consent or a court-order. Your claim may also be viewed by government agencies who are processing claims for benefits… Continue Reading

Finding Support

Posted in Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims

Becoming disabled is a stressful and oftentimes traumatic experience. In addition to dealing with all the legal red tape, there are many problems that may emerge with respect to a worker’s family and financial status. Fortunately Social Workers provide many services for people who are undergoing such hardships. Social Workers can help workers and families… Continue Reading

Appeals

Posted in Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims

To appeal a decision essentially means bringing a case to a higher court system after a Judge’s ruling. During a hearing before a Worker’s Compensation Law Judge, medical records, personal testimony and other evidence is reviewed and a decision is made as to whether or not the claimant is entitled to compensation or benefits. The… Continue Reading

New Fibromyalgia Disability Ruling from Social Security – SSR 12-2p

Posted in Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability

Social Security is scheduled to release it’s long awaited Fibromyalgia Ruling, SSR 12-2p tomorrow, July 25, 2012. Click here for a PDF version the full Social Security Disability Fibromyalgia Ruling. Until now, Social Security Disability lawyers frequently took general guidance from Social Security Ruling 99-2p Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) which was issued in 1999. Do not hesitate to call Senior Partner Troy Rosasco if you have questions concerning a Fibromyalgia Social Security Disability claim.

Troy G. Rosasco Off to NOSSCR National Disability Lawyer Conference in Philly

Posted in Firm News & Events, Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability

As I have done in the past, I’ll be presenting a lecture to “New Practitioners” in the Social Security Disability Law field. I have always believed that in order to be able to teach a subject, you must know it cold. It is no different with Social Security Disability Law, and teaching new Social Security Lawyers is both challenging and invigorating.

Disability Lawyer Troy Rosasco Gets Top Reviews for Lawline Seminar on LTD Claims

Posted in Construction Accidents, Disability Pensions, Firm News & Events, Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

I recently did a Disability Claim video CLE for Lawline, the nation’s top online CLE producer, The CLE was entitled “Disability Insurance Claims Primer: The Plaintiff’s Perspective”, focused on both the law and practical pointers involving private disability income insurance policies for professionals and employer based long term disability claims governed by ERISA. Thankfully, it is getting top reviews from lawyers around the country.

New York Disability and Compensation Lawyers Launch New Informational Video Channel

Posted in Construction Accidents, Disability Pensions, Firm News & Events, Health Info, Labor News, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Claims, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

The Law Firm of Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP is proud to announce the launch of their own Internet Informational Disability and Compensation Claim Video Channel, in addition to their new You Tube Disability Law Channel. Our lawyers have produced 50 helpful videos covering topics such as Zadroga 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Claims, New York Workers’ Compensation Fund Claims, Construction Site Accidents, Social Security Disability Claims, Long Term Disability Claims and New York Civil Service Disability Pensions.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2011 from New York Disability Lawyers

Posted in Construction Accidents, Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Claims, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

For the attorneys at Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, this is what Christmas time is all about. In that spirit, we wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy New Year! May no injuries or disabilities visit your doorstep in 2011. For those struggling with injury or illness already, may 2011 bring you the a quick and complete recovery.

Rosasco Attends NOSSCR Disability Lawyer Conference in New Orleans

Posted in Disability Pensions, Firm News & Events, Health Info, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Claims

  Today is the first day of the NOSSCR Social Security  Disability Lawyer conference in "The Big Easy", as this fun loving city is affectionately known. Some of the best Social Security disability lawyers  from around the country will be in attendance, including my good friend and current NOSSCR President Larry Wittenberg.  While I was a presenter on ERISA… Continue Reading

Disability Attorney Named to Board of Advisors at St. John’s University Center for Labor and Employment Law

Posted in Disability Pensions, Firm News & Events, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability

I am looking forward to attending the Inaugural Dinner of the new St. John’s University School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law at the Williams Club in New York City this Thursday. In attendance will be our Law School’s new Dean, Michael A. Simons.  I am deeply honored to have been asked to become an… Continue Reading

Montana Wins ERISA Disability Claim Discretionary Clause Appeal – Why Doesn’t New York Have Similar Ban?

Posted in Disability Pensions, Long Term Disability / ERISA

"Discretionary Clauses" in ERISA disability insurance policies are the largest cause of unfair ERISA LTD claim denials across the country. They essentially create an uneven playing field in favor of an already powerful insurance company over a disabled claimant. Imagine if the Yankees were forced to play the World Series with only seven players on the field, while the Phillies had the usual nine. That’s… Continue Reading

Rosasco Lectures Again to Social Security Disability Attorneys on LTD Claims at NOSSCR Conference in San Francisco

Posted in Firm News & Events, Long Term Disability / ERISA, Social Security Disability

I had the pleasure to lecture to Social Security Disability Lawyers this past Spring at the NOSSCR Conference in Washington, DC about "Winning Long Term Disability Claims at the Initial Level". They have invited me back to lecture on the topic of "Winning your First ERISA Long Term Disability Administrative Appeal" at their Fall NOSSCR Conference on October… Continue Reading

New York Long Term Disability Lawyers Get Bad Decision for Claimants from Appeals Court

Posted in Long Term Disability / ERISA

NY Long Term Disability Attorneys  have had some pretty good days in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently with cases like McCauley v. Unum. Unfortunately, today the winning streak stopped cold with the mind-boggling decision in Burke v. PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Hartford Insurance, (Second Circuit, 7/9/09). This case dealt with the issue of when the Statute… Continue Reading

NY Independent Medical Examiners (IME’s) and Fuctional Capacity Evaluators (FCE’s) Subject to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits on Disability Claims

Posted in Construction Accidents, Disability Pensions, Long Term Disability / ERISA, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Social Security Disability

How many times has one of your clients told you the IME or FCE physically hurt them during the course of a so called "independent medical exam" or "functional capacity exam"?  What if the injury is permanent?  Can they sue the IME doctor or physical therapist for medical malpractice? According to a sharply divided NY Court of… Continue Reading