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Common Causes Of Workplace Accidents

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

We expect to be safe while at work, but sometimes that does not happen. Even in a seemingly safe environment such as an office, accidents can happen. Some are minor, while others are severe or even deadly. There are many factors that can make workplaces unsafe. What should you look for while performing your… Read More »

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Can You Invest Your Social Security Disability Benefits Into A Roth IRA?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SDDI) benefits, you may be interested in knowing how to use them to your advantage. If you have a little extra at the end of the month after paying all your bills, you may want to know about viable investments. For example, can you invest in a… Read More »

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Tips For A Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you have been injured in the workplace, it’s important that you take the right steps afterward. You can file a workers’ compensation claim and receive benefits to pay for medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. However, there are numerous hoops to jump through. It’s not an easy process and one wrong move… Read More »

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Is IBS Considered A Disability By The Social Security Administration?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be a real pain in the butt—literally. This disease affects the large intestine and can cause constipation, diarrhea, belly pain, and excessive gas. It’s a common condition but it’s chronic and may require long-term management through diet and stress management. Some people, however, experience severe symptoms, to the point… Read More »

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VA To Change Disability Ratings Criteria

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans law is always changing. Servicemembers are seeing new benefits and guidelines all the time. One thing that is currently changing is disability ratings criteria. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will soon change its disability ratings criteria for sleep apnea, tinnitus, and mental health conditions. These changes will be part of a major… Read More »

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Possible Employment Benefits For New York Gig Workers

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When it comes to employment benefits for all classifications of workers, New York is leading the way. In the past, only those specifically classified as “employees” were eligible to receive workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. That could change in New York in the near future, as legislators are working tirelessly to expand these rights… Read More »

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NY Woman Stole $15K In Workers’ Compensation Benefits From Dead Mother

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Workers’ compensation benefits are available to those who injure themselves in a workplace accident. These benefits pay for medical expenses and lost wages so that workers can take time off to recuperate from their injuries. A person is not entitled to a family member’s workers’ compensation benefits. Once a person is able to go… Read More »

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What Is The Ticket To Work Program?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The Social Security Administration offers benefits to those who are disabled and unable to work due to a chronic or terminal illness or injury that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. While many recipients see their condition worsen over time, some get better. Those who see their condition… Read More »

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New Bill To Help Families Secure Veterans/Survivor Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you have ever tried to get government benefits, such as veterans benefits, Social Security, workers’ compensation, or other types of money, you know how hard it is to get the benefits you need in a timely manner. The approval process can take forever due to mandatory waiting periods and backlogs. However, government agencies… Read More »

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Dependents’ Eligibility For Social Security Disability Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a type of benefit for those who are disabled. It is available for those who have worked and paid Social Security taxes on income they have earned through work. The age limit is 62 years old, since those who are 62 or older can receive regular Social Security… Read More »

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