MCV Law Blog

  • Do I Have To Pay For a Social Security Disability Lawyer image of kimberly slimbaugh from mcv law

    Do I Have To Pay For a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

    While many clients worry about paying for a lawyer upfront, that's not a concern when working with MCV Law. We take cases on a contingency basis, which means there is no fee unless we win your case.…

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  • MCV Law Landlord Services Team Image for Eviction Law Expiration New York State

    The Emergency Eviction & Foreclosure Prevention Act Has Expired

    After a long year, as of midnight on January 15, 2022, the moratorium within New York State on evictions has been lifted and the Hardship Declaration no longer needs to be served upon the tenants. The tenants no longer have the ability to stay an eviction proceeding solely based upon a signed Hardship Declaration.…

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  • image of grace nichols for mcv law blog post on Covid-19 and NYS Workers’ Compensation: How to Receive Benefits

    Covid-19 and NYS Workers’ Compensation: How to Receive Benefits

    It has been nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and with the new Omicron variant spreading rapidly, workers all over New York State continue to be at risk of contracting this virus every day they go to work. We are additionally beginning to see the longer term effects the virus might have on those who were infected.…

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    SSDI and Federal Income Tax

    If you receive Social Security Disability benefits, you may have to pay Federal taxes on your retroactive award and/or your ongoing monthly benefits in certain circumstances. This can happen if you receive income from other sources or if your spouse earns income. New York State does not tax SSDI benefits.…

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  • Bethany Nicoletti and Christopher Stringham Promoted to Partnership at MCV Law

    Bethany Nicoletti and Christopher Stringham Promoted to Partnership at MCV Law

    MCV Law is pleased to announce that attorneys Bethany Nicoletti and Christopher Stringham have been elected as partners of the firm.…

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  • MCV Law Grace Nichols Headshot Image for Delivery Drivers Blog Post

    Delivery Drivers & Workers’ Compensation in New York State

    As we approach the peak of the holiday season, delivery drivers are seeing increases in the already unusually high number of deliveries needed. While more deliveries mean more money for the delivery drivers, it also means drivers are at greater risk of getting hurt.…

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  • How Much is My Workers Compensation Case Worth? | NY Workers Comp blog image of William Crossett

    How Much is My Workers Compensation Case Worth? | NY Workers Comp

    The outcome of a Workers’ Compensation claim — and the amount of award received — can vary significantly from case to case. It is crucial to select the right attorney who understands your worth and will fight for the benefits you deserve.…

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  • Gary Valerino Image for MCV Law Blog Post on Estate Planning During the Holidays

    Estate Planning During the Holidays

    The holiday season is here, and most of us are getting ready to get together and spend time with family and friends. While it might seem like an uncomfortable subject to bring up, it is a good time to discuss the importance of estate planning with loved ones.…

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  • How to Safely Approach a Dog or Cat image for MCV Law Blog Post

    How to Safely Approach a Dog or Cat

    We all love our dogs and cats, but unfortunately, not every pet is friendly.…

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  • MCV Law Co-founder James A. Meggesto Takes on New Role headshot of James Meggesto from MCV Law

    MCV Law Co-founder James A. Meggesto Takes on New Role

    James A. Meggesto, one of the founders of Meggesto, Crossett & Valerino, LLP (MCV Law), is pleased to share that he has taken on a new role as corporate counsel to C.A.S. Industries, Inc. C.A.S. Industries, Inc. does business locally as The Art Store and corporate counsel to National Art Supply (a related Florida corporation), which is a national online provider of art supplies.…

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