PRESS RELEASE MDASR/Balancing Act – May 2021



65-year old law firm appears on national, regional lifestyle show

NEW YORK, NY – For the millions of workers throughout the New York metropolitan area, a common fear centers around what will happen if a workplace injury results in job loss, permanent disability, or short-term interruption of income.

Thanks to the work of McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP, (MDASR), these injured workers have options that can ensure financial stability until they are ready to return to work. And, if these injuries are permanent this 65-year-old law firm ( fights for its clients so they receive early pensions and permanent disability.

For these reasons and more, the law firm was recently selected to appear on The Balancing Act (, a national lifestyle show that appears on several regional and national networks. Hosted by Montel Williams, the show addresses important issues that affect virtually all sectors of the population.

“This is a very complex area of law,” said Scott Salmonson, Partner. “Every case is different. However, the common denominator is that our clients come to us afraid, desperate, confused, and worried about the potential of lost income.

“We listen to their stories and develop a comprehensive strategy to make sure they have proper medical care and remain solvent for the long and short terms. We strive to get them back to work or to navigate other paths that provide financial security.”

With offices in Manhattan, Long Island, Brooklyn, Westchester County, and Riverhead, MDASR fully understands the nuances of Workers Compensation benefits, Social Security disability, union and municipal pensions, and NYCERS & State Disability pensions.

“Basically, we are tireless advocates for our clients,” added Salmonson. “These people have worked hard during their careers and many of them have put their health in jeopardy. They deserve our very best and we’re honored to serve them.”

These issues and others are covered in The Balancing Act segment.

“For years, we have been seeking the right law firm for this type of story,” said Lauren Berger, producer of the Balancing Act. “McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP, was the perfect fit based on its longevity, compassion, and results. The firm brings clarity and an ability to partner with clients facing uncertainty for their financial futures.”

About McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP

For more than 65 years, this law firm has represented client’s interests in the specialized areas of Workers’ Compensation Law, Social Security Benefits, Municipal Pensions, Volunteer Firefighters Benefits Law, Union, First Responder Pensions/Benefits, and other related matters. With 15 full-time attorneys and 35 paralegals, the firm operates fully staffed offices throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and White Plains.

About The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act is the longest-running syndicated program running on Lifetime. It is a daily morning show that brings valuable solutions for today’s on-the-go families.