April 2015

Social Security numbers to be removed from benefit cards

April 30, 2015


The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 made an important change for Medicare recipients. In Section 501, the removal of Social Security numbers on Medicare cards is mandated....

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4/29/15 – Lisa Eldridge Receives Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award

April 29, 2015


April 29, 2015 (Philadelphia) - Martin Law attorney Lisa D. Eldridge was given the Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award on April 24, 2015 at a special luncheon at The Ritz-Carlton...

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Even Tough Guys Get Hurt – Construction Workers Need to Report Injuries

April 27, 2015


[caption id="attachment_1344" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hard Hat Signs[/caption] Every major city, including Philadelphia, is marked on nearly every block by some form of large construction or renovation project. Outside of major...

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Three construction workers injured in King of Prussia mall accident

April 24, 2015


Three construction workers were hospitalized recently when a live electrical cable was cut during an expansion project at a King of Prussia mall. One of the workers was listed in...

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Earth Day: The George and Miriam Martin Foundation

April 22, 2015


Happy Earth Day! Did you know that George Martin is an environmentalist at heart? Pictured below are Martin Law attorneys at Sanibel Island in November 2014 visiting the Walkway into...

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Change in social security law could reduce auxiliary benefits

April 17, 2015


For some individuals, social security disability income is a life-long support base, but what happens to those benefits when you hit retirement age? For most people, the benefits automatically convert...

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What About Workers’ Comp In Pennsylvania?

April 13, 2015


At a time when more than 60 percent of states have decreased workers' compensation benefits or made it harder to obtain such benefits, Pennsylvania has remained constant and protected the...

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In SSI, who decides if I am disabled or blind?

April 10, 2015


Supplemental Security Income, often abbreviated as SSI, is a form of governmental financial assistance available to Americans who meet certain criteria. An application for SSI is carefully examined to ensure...

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FAQ: ARE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS TAXABLE?

April 9, 2015


[caption id="attachment_1322" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tax Time Sticky Note[/caption] With tax filing deadlines quickly approaching, Martin Law has received many inquiries asking if workers' compensation benefits are taxable. Is it different...

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Firm Update Newsletter, Spring 2015

April 1, 2015


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Awards & Accomplishments

The workers' compensation attorneys at Martin Law have received numerous honors and awards—from other lawyers, neutral third-party publications and trusted consumer organizations. The achievement we are most proud of is simply being able to help the many decent, hardworking people who have suffered the misfortune of a work injury.