MCV Law Blog

  • Wills Lawyer in Syracuse

    How to Protect Your Family Members' Income-Based Benefits and Disability Benefits With a Will

    Did you know that if you have a family member receiving income-based or disability benefits, you need a Will to protect their benefits? Do you have a Special Needs Child? Is your parent in a nursing home on Medicaid?  Does your sibling receive disability benefits or SNAP? If your next of kin is receiving disability benefits, Medicaid, and/or SNAP, they could instantly stop receiving these benefits if they inherit from your estate. You can protect your loved one by providing for them in your Wil

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  • Broken Leg Injury - Workers' Compensation

    Can I Sue a Coworker Who Caused My Work Injury?

    Can I Sue a Coworker Who Caused My Work Injury? If you’ve been injured on the job in New York State, you may be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits through your employer’s insurance carrier. You generally cannot sue a coworker "in the same employ”.  That means if someone also employed by your same employer is the cause of your injury, your only legal remedy is typically Workers’ Compensation. However, in circumstances where your employer intentionally caused you harm, you may then be ab

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  • MCV Law Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyer Bethany Nicoletti

    Personal Injury Lawyers in Syracuse, NY – Why MCV Law Should Be Your First Call

    If you have been injured due to the negligence of another party and are looking to pursue compensation, MCV Law’s Personal Injury attorneys should be your first call. Our experienced team has years of experience handling complex cases involving labor injuries, car accidents, and slip and falls.  MCV Law’s Personal Injury attorneys also have the knowledge and experience to identify your potential eligibility for additional claims and benefits through New York Workers’ Compensation, Labor Law, and

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  • Social Security Disability Neck Pain Blog

    Can I Get Social Security Disability for Neck Pain?

    Can I Get Social Security Disability for Neck Pain? In order to qualify for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits for neck pain or neck problems, you must either meet the requirements of one of Social Security's official disability listings or prove that they don't have the capacity to return to work because of their neck pain or doctors' restrictions. Meeting a Musculoskeletal Disability Listing for Neck Problems The Social Security disability listings for musculoskeletal diso

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  • How Do I Prove My Car Accident Was Caused by Another Driver?

    If you’ve been in a car accident and suffered serious injuries in New York State, you may be able to pursue a claim against the other driver. But how do you prove your car accident was caused by the other driver? You will need to demonstrate that the other person acted negligently which caused the accident and your resulting injuries. The facts and circumstances are different for every accident. However, some commonly used evidence to prove fault in a serious injury accident includes: The Po

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