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Veteran With Health Problems? You May Be Able to File a Claim

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Fighting in wars is no easy task. Many people have died fighting for this country. Of the service members who have survived, many have suffered serious physical and mental issues. Some continue to suffer from ailments decades after leaving the service. In fact, millions of veterans are disabled due to service-connected injuries and medical… Read More »

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Be Careful What You Post Online: Social Security is Watching

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social media has taken over the lives of many people. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram users often post photos and updates on a daily basis. This eagerness to share all the details of one’s life, however, can end up being a costly mistake. If you have filed a claim with a government agency—such as… Read More »

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Possible Changes to Workers’ Compensation in 2019

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The new year could bring about some changes to various state workers’ compensation programs. Instead of treating injured employees like claimants, they will be treated to a more customer-oriented experience to help them deal with their injuries as a whole. Injured employees can expect to receive better care tailored to their individual injuries, resulting… Read More »

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Veterans Denied Benefits to See New Appeal Options Soon

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans have worked hard to defend their country and should not have to worry about getting their benefits denied. In the past, veterans have had to wait many months and even years to get the benefits they deserve. A new process is hoping to change that. Starting February 19, the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read More »

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Man Forced to Pay Back $134,000 in Social Security Disability Payments

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security Disability payments are a much-needed benefit for those who are disabled to the point where they cannot work and earn income. However, many people try to take advantage of the system and claim benefits even though they are still able to work. Some even continue to work, reaping income from two sources…. Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Nightmare for Delta Airlines Employees

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When employees are injured on the job, they expect that their employer will take care of them and help them obtain workers’ compensation benefits, which they are not only entitled to receive, but also required to receive under the law.  However, some employers will fight their workers to avoid paying up. This practice is… Read More »

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Understanding VA Individual Unemployability

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Those who serve our country often end up injured in the process. Serving in a war can cause physical and emotional harm that can last many years or even the rest of a person’s life. Once a person retires or otherwise leaves the service and comes back to civilian life, they may be unable… Read More »

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VA Continues to Have Issues with GI Bill

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

We have all dealt with computer issues at some point or another. Maybe your desktop has experienced the blue screen of death. Maybe you couldn’t log into your work computer. Perhaps the cash register at your local supermarket experienced a glitch and needed to be shut down. Computer issues can be frustrating, and not… Read More »

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New York Workers’ Compensation Board Charged with Abuse of Power Over Text Message

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Technicalities can ruin an injured person’s workers’ compensation claim. Even something as seemingly minor such as not disclosing a text message can cause a claim to be denied, leaving a person without much-needed benefits. This recently happened in New York. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York decided that the New… Read More »

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Social Security Disability and Spousal Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Social Security is an intricate area of law.  There are many ways to get benefits, but many do not know how. There are strict requirements that need to be met. Plus, there are situations in which Social Security retirement benefits and disability benefits coincide. For example, if you are receiving disability benefits and your… Read More »

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