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9th May, '16

What if I am a 1099 Contractor and I get injured?

2016-05-09T21:53:21-07:00 May 9th, 2016|Blog, Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

Many people go to work with the assumption that workers compensation will be there for them if they become injured. But what if you are an independent contractor rather than a permanent employee? In most cases, true independent contractors are not able to qualify for workers compensation. However, if you are a 1099 contractor and [...]

18th Apr, '16

Have You Worked Enough to Qualify for Disability?

2016-04-18T21:28:13-07:00 April 18th, 2016|Blog, Disability|

Getting social security disability insurance depends on how much you have worked, as this determines your insured status. The social security administration (SSA) will look at the number of quarters of coverage you have earned from your work in the years before filing to determine if you have contributed enough to the system to draw benefits from [...]

15th Feb, '16

How to Choose the Right Onset Date for Your Disability Claim

2016-02-15T11:19:41-07:00 February 15th, 2016|Disability|

The onset date for your social security disability claim is very important. This date indicates when your disability began, for the purposes of your claim. When considering the date, you should factor in issues like back benefits and medical evidence. A Phoenix accident attorney can be a big help in determining this date. Getting legal [...]

8th Feb, '16

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Social Security Disability Claim

2016-02-08T17:20:19-07:00 February 8th, 2016|Blog, Social Security|

Acquiring legal help dramatically improves your chances of winning your social security disability claim. At the hearing level, the social security disability claim of an applicant represented by a social security disability attorney is more likely to be approved than the claim of an unrepresented individual.  We have been more successful than the national average for claims [...]

1st Feb, '16

When To Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

2016-02-01T16:40:32-07:00 February 1st, 2016|Blog, Social Security|

Be sure to contact a social security disability attorney as soon as possible in regard to a disability claim, because the benefits of legal help far outweigh the costs. Even if you are only thinking about filing for disability, you can avail yourself of legal help in the form of a free consultation. A social [...]

18th Jan, '16

Questions about Disability Lawyers and Hiring a Disability Lawyer

2016-01-18T16:08:43-07:00 January 18th, 2016|Blog, Disability, Social Security|

At Schiffman Law Office, P.C., we have the experience to help you on your social security disability claim if you live in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Read on for answers to the most common questions regarding social security disability lawyers and the legal help they provide. Q: What can social security disability lawyers do for my [...]

4th Jan, '16

I was denied Social Security Disability … What Can I Do?

2016-01-04T14:07:50-07:00 January 4th, 2016|Disability, Social Security|

If you are denied Social Security Disability or SSI benefits your first step is to request an appeal. If you are in this situation, seriously consider the benefits of acquiring legal help from an experienced social security disability attorney in Phoenix AZ. Requesting an appeal must be done within 60 days of the date of receipt of [...]