MCV Law Blog

  • disabled workers

    Social Security Disability Lawyer Serving Oswego, NY

    If you have a disability that is severe enough to keep you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Over the course of your career, you have automatically paid into the Social Security system through a dedicated payroll tax. Now that you have developed a condition that prevents you from being able to continue working, some of that money can come back to you in the form of regular payments from the Social Security Administration. Even if you have a physical,

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  • injured medical professional

    Medical Professionals Injured on the Job - Apply for New York Workers' Compensation Benefits

    Injuries at work can happen to anyone. They are not unique to any specific occupation, and can happen at any time to workers in any industry. This includes medical professionals (i.e. doctors, nurses, hospice workers, EMTs, physician assistants, radiographers, laboratory scientists, veterinarians, physical therapists, etc). Hospital workers and those working in a health care setting are subject to significant job risks. Whether from a stressful environment, exposure to contagious patients or

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  • injured construction worker

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Serving Oswego, NY

    Very few people expect to have a serious work-related injury or illness, but unfortunately, they are a common occurrence, especially in local industries like metalworking, manufacturing, healthcare, and energy. If you have been injured on the job, or experienced an illness due to your work conditions, we know how difficult your situation can feel. You may be wondering how to pursue compensation, and what your first steps should be. If your condition is severe enough to keep you out of work, yo

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  • medical provider explaining autoimmune disorder

    Can I Get Disability Benefits if I Suffer From an Autoimmune Disorder?

    Yes. Autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, ankylosing spondylitis, and scleroderma present some of the most medically complex disability cases. If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder that prevents you from working you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. MCV Law can help you to apply for these benefits or handle your appeal if your claim has been denied. Our Social Security Disability lawyers help disabled workers and their families t

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  • Doctor assessing disability and functional limitations

    How to Improve Your Chances of Winning Your SSD Case

    If you decide to handle your disability case on your own, here are some tips to help increase your chances of having your claim approved: 1. Be as thorough as possible with your initial application. List all your doctors, medications, medical conditions, and background. Sometimes you may or may not realize that all your conditions combine to make you unable to work, in the eyes of Social Security. 2. Immediately appeal if your case is denied. Most cases are initially denied. This does not

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