Update on Social Security Offices from Commissioner

By |2020-06-30T21:13:34+00:00April 30th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Social Security, SSD Resource|

Update on Social Security Offices from Commissioner "Earlier this week, The White House issued national guidance regarding Opening Up American Again. We are evaluating this information as it relates to our agency and are continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation across the nation. In fulfilling Social Security's mission, when [...]

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries

By |2020-06-30T21:14:28+00:00April 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Social Security, SSD Resource|

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries By Joseph Abrahams, Esq. The treasury department has recently created a new web site that allows eligible individuals who do not normally file tax returns, such as Social Security and SSI recipients, to register for the $1,200 [...]

Federal Loan Forgiveness for Total and Permanent Disabilities

By |2020-01-28T20:34:54+00:00January 27th, 2020|Social Security, SSD Resource|

Federal Loan Forgiveness for Total and Permanent Disabilities Did you know the U.S. Department of Education may discharge certain federal student loans for individuals with a total and permanent disability? It is important to note the Department of Education has a strict definition for total and permanent disability which differs [...]

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 [...]

New Bill to Protect Families of Line of Duty Tragedies

By |2019-09-11T20:58:26+00:00September 11th, 2019|Social Security|

Partner Sean Riordan has worked closely with State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, NYC DEA VP Paul DiGiacomo and line of duty widow, Pai Xia Chen to pass a new bill that would ensure the children of uniformed personnel born after their death, with reproductive technology, are covered under their Social Security Benefits. Detective Wenjian Liu was [...]

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY & THE NEW FIREARM POSSESSION/PURCHASING RULES

By |2020-07-21T20:06:30+00:00January 13th, 2017|Officers, Social Security|

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY & THE NEW FIREARM POSSESSION/PURCHASING RULES By:  Sean Patrick Riordan, Esq. I have received several calls and inquiries regarding the “new Social Security Administration Regulations” regarding firearm possession /purchase for those receiving Social Security Disability (“SSD”) benefits. To that effect, the Social Security Administration has implemented, as [...]

2016 Social Security Changes

By |2016-11-22T20:58:19+00:00September 28th, 2016|Social Security, Work Injury|

2016 Social Security Changes Fact Sheet At McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, and Riordan, LLP., one of the legal services we provide to clients is helping them obtain Social Security Disability benefits. With changes in the law occurring yearly at best, its hard to monitor what you are qualified for and how much you are paying. [...]

Delegate Handbook-Your Source For Workers’ Compensation Information

By |2017-08-30T17:56:46+00:00September 27th, 2016|Social Security, Workers Compensation|

Linked below is our recently updated Delegate Handbook-a resource for all employees, and those who help give those employees a voice. This is also on our home page for quick and easy downloading. This downloadable handbook breaks down general information and topics of Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, and NYCERS pensions. This will be updated [...]

Problems for Correction Officers

By |2017-07-07T15:51:19+00:00May 16th, 2016|Social Security, Workers Compensation|

New Appellate Case Raises Problems for NYC Correction Officers' Disability Pensions By: Sean Patrick Riordan, Esq. Partner, McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson & Riordan, LLP. Correction Officers have a tremendously dangerous job, each day confronted with the most hardened criminals in our justice system. Based on this danger New York’s governing bodies have put in place [...]

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