If you are employed by a municipality, such as a City, County, Town or Village, or if you are a New York State employee, you are most likely a member of the New York City Retirement System, or the New York State and Local Retirement System.

Struggles & formalities for 9/11 Responders

By |2016-11-22T21:01:25+00:00September 15th, 2016|Media, Workers Compensation|

"Far too many people are being denied when they're truly sick or injured," said Sean Riordan, an attorney specializing in New York State and New York City disability law. "The biggest problem is most of these municipal employees have already been found disabled by their employers … Most of these people are going to end [...]

Sean Riordan’s Successful Appeal on Behalf of Nassau County Correction Officer Reported by The Chief-Leader

By |2017-07-07T15:56:10+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Media|

Sean Riordan, a partner with McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP, was interviewed by The Chief-Leader on the successful appeal of a case in which his client, a retired Nassau County correction officer, was initially denied the ability to collect disability retirement benefits. Ronald DeMaio sustained a lower back injury after trying to break up a fight between [...]

Proposed Legislation Would Allow Uniformed Workers 75% of Their Salary for Retiring on Disability

By |2017-08-30T19:40:35+00:00June 9th, 2015|Social Security|

If passed, de Blasio’s amended disability pension legislation could be a triumph for disabled workers. The changes made to the original bill would allow three-quarter pensions for uniformed workers hired after 2009 retiring on disability, as well as workers who suffered severe injuries on the job. The original proposed plan gave uniformed workers only 50% [...]

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