Practice Areas

Social Security Disability

Whether due to a sudden injury, debilitating illness or chronic condition, inability to work almost always creates a pressing need for income from some other source. For many people in these circumstances, the primary source of financial support is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The Social Security Administration (SSA) is the federal agency responsible for evaluating disability claims and distributing benefit payments to people who meet established, detailed criteria. While this government program helps millions of Americans and their families, the steps required and hurdles to clear can be very imposing. Do You Need to Apply for …
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Veterans Disability Claims

If you have a medical condition related to your service in any branch of U.S. military service, you may be eligible for disability compensation benefits available through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (“the VA”). You may also be eligible for dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits as the surviving spouse of a military veteran who had a service-related disability or disease. If you have applied and been denied, that does not have to be the end of your quest. Applications for veterans compensation and pension benefits can be completed online or in person at any …
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Corporate Counsel

Insurance Company Counsel We have been advising life insurance companies and their agents since 1975 about Advanced Sales cases and compliance. We are retained as National Counsel for Estate and Business Planning to advise agents in the design and sale of advanced estate planning and business planning cases. This includes determining liquidity needs and planning techniques based on fact-finders whenever possible; but more often based on limited information available to an agent about a prospect. Business markets include key man, buy-sell, non-qualified deferred compensation, employer qualified plans, individual retirement accounts, split-dollar, 412(e) and other markets. We author articles …
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