2019 Correction Officers’ 3/4’s Disability Pensions: Year-in-Review

By |2020-01-30T20:38:44+00:00January 30th, 2020|Corrections Officers, DP Resource|

2019 Correction Officers' 3/4's Disability Pensions: Year-in-Review By: Sean Patrick Riordan, Esq.The Court of Appeals (the highest court in New York State) decision in Walsh v. DiNapoli expanded the Comptroller’s interpretation of “act of an inmate” and, therefore, expanded the disability coverage provided to Correction Officers when they are injured in the [...]

NY’s Raise the Age Law Creates Obstacles

By |2020-01-31T16:04:40+00:00October 9th, 2019|Corrections Officers, Rikers Island|

NY’s Raise the Age Law Creates Obstacles NY’s Raise the Age Law progressed to its’ next phase on October 1st by raising the age of adult criminal responsibility to 18 years old. This means that the juvenile detention system will be taking on 17 year olds who have potentially committed dangerous crimes. Previously, [...]

Nassau COBA Retains MDASR as Disability Counsel

By |2020-02-03T21:32:27+00:00October 9th, 2019|COBA, Corrections Officers, Social Security, Workers Compensation|

Nassau COBA Retains MDASR as Disability Counsel On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Nassau COBA's Board of Governors unanimously voted to retain Sean Riordan and the Law Firm of McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson & Riordan to act as disability counsel for Nassau Corrections Officer Benevolent Association. MDASR has represented Nassau COBA [...]

Sean Riordan Honored by NYCD Emerald Society

By |2020-02-03T21:50:40+00:00October 1st, 2019|COBA, Corrections Officers, Uncategorized|

Sean Riordan Honored by NYCD Emerald Society MDASR Partner Sean Riordan was honored by the New York City Correction Department Emerald Society as 2019 Honorary Member of the Year. Sean is an outspoken advocate  for First Responders, having joined with advocacy groups and Congressional leaders to help pass legislation that affords [...]

NYC COBA Newsletter Features MDASR

By |2019-04-25T14:51:47+00:00April 15th, 2019|COBA, Corrections Officers, Pension, Successful Cases, Workers Compensation|

McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson & Riordan, LLP is happy to report our recent successful Workers' Compensation and Pension Disability cases representing New York City Correction Officers (NYC COBA) MDASR works closely with the NYC Correction Officers' Benevolent Association and its' Officers. We are proud to be featured in their April 2019 Newsletter. The [...]

Closing Rikers Island would be at the expense of CO, Borough, inmate safety

By |2019-04-05T14:24:21+00:00March 20th, 2018|COBA, Corrections Officers, Media, Officers, Rikers Island|

One of Rikers Islands nine correctional facilities will close this summer, beginning with the George Motchan Detention Center (GMDC). In a statement from our partner, Sean Riordan, Esq., “In the Mayor’s continual attempt to close Rikers Island he has announced the pending closure of GMDC. This closure can only be viewed as creating a greater [...]

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