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1011, 2023

SSDI – In New York State, Is Social Security Disability Insurance the Same as Long Term Disability Insurance?

November 10th, 2023|Social Security Disability Lawyers Syracuse|

When it comes to disability benefits in New York State, there are two main programs that individuals may be eligible for: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD). While both programs provide financial support to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability, there are important distinctions between them. In this article, we will explore the differences between SSDI and LTD in New York State, including eligibility requirements, benefit amounts,

3110, 2023

What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ in a Personal Injury Case

October 31st, 2023|personal injury|

While the term "pain and suffering" is familiar to most, its legal implications may not be widely understood. In the context of a personal injury lawsuit, pain and suffering plays a crucial role, aiming to provide compensation to the plaintiff for losses stemming from physical pain and emotional distress resulting from an injury. This legal concept falls under the category of non-economic or "general" damages, which is not exactly meant to cover losses from expenses

1710, 2023

How Disability is Defined by the Social Security Administration

October 17th, 2023|Social Security Disability Lawyers Syracuse|

Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) provides monetary payments to workers in New York State who have become unable to work due to an injury or serious illness. A few examples of such qualifying conditions include cancer, musculoskeletal disorders, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, and treatment-resistant mental health disorders. When it comes to receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), it's essential to understand how Social Security disability is defined. Defining Social Security Disability The

1009, 2023

What is a Serious Injury in a Car Accident?

September 10th, 2023|accident injury lawyers, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Top Rated Syracuse “Serious Injury" Lawyers Fighting for People Injured in Car, SUV and Truck Accidents in New York Car accidents can result in various types of injuries, and in the state of New York, not all injuries may qualify as "serious" under New York's no-fault law. To pursue a personal injury claim and seek compensation, it is necessary to meet the criteria of a "serious physical injury" caused directly by the accident, as determined

709, 2023

Do You Need a Motorcycle License for a Scooter in New York State?

September 7th, 2023|Syracuse Motorcycle Accident Lawyers|

Motorcycle License for a Scooter in New York State? If you're considering riding an electric scooter in New York State, you might be wondering whether you need a motorcycle license. Scooters, mopeds, and motorized scooters are classified as "limited use motorcycles" under New York law. This means that certain requirements, including licensing and registration, apply to these vehicles. What is a Limited Use Motorcycle in New York State? Under New York State law, limited use

208, 2023

When Should You Hire a New York Social Security Disability Lawyer

August 2nd, 2023|Social Security Disability Lawyers Syracuse|

Considerations When Hiring a New York Social Security Disability Lawyer in Syracuse. As someone who is unable to work due to a disability, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. However, the application process for disability benefits can be complex and confusing. This is where New York Social Security Disability Lawyers like McMahon & Kublick, PC come in. By hiring a lawyer who specializes in Social Security Disability cases, you can maximize your chances

807, 2023

Bald Tires: Dangers and Liability in Car Accidents

July 8th, 2023|accident injury lawyers, Negligence, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Bald tires and automobile accident liability. Tire maintenance is a crucial aspect of safe driving, not only in Syracuse and Central New York, but whenever you get behind the wheel of your passenger car or truck. Your tires are the only point of contact between your vehicle and the road and are designed to provide proper traction for a smooth, secure and safe drive. However, over time, the tread on your tires wears down, and

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