Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits If I Have A Pre-Existing Condition?
August 31, 2015
One of the top questions that we are asked is "does a pre-existing condition prevent me from getting workers' compensation benefits?" The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act specifically addresses this...
Learn About Social Security Benefits
August 30, 2015
Having to apply for benefits through the Social Security Agency is something that many people hope they will never have to do. If the time comes when you need to...
I Was Offered A Light Duty Job. Should I Take It?
August 28, 2015
"Do I have to take a light duty job?" When you've suffered a work injury and are unable to perform your regular duties, you may eventually be offered to chance...
Can My Attorney Loan Me Money While I Wait For A Workers’ Comp Settlement?
August 26, 2015
The time between suffering a work injury and receiving workers' comp benefits can be difficult, especially from a financial standpoint. Your paycheck stops coming in because you aren't working, but...
What should I know about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
August 23, 2015
Many people realize that Supplemental Security Income provides people who meet certain criteria with a monthly income. SSI is only for people who have limited resources and little to no...
More FAQ Videos – Get The Answers You Need!
August 22, 2015
We recently added some new workers' compensation FAQs to our YouTube channel. Check out the workers' compensation video playlist for answers to questions such as: Can my attorney loan me...
Martin Law Helps Clarify Independent Contractor Law In Pennsylvania
August 21, 2015
[caption id="attachment_1270" align="alignnone" width="300"] judge hammer and worker helmet[/caption] In Pennsylvania, employees can receive workers' compensation benefits, while independent contractors typically cannot. While this seems like a straightforward issue, in...
Internal controls fail to prevent Social Security overpayments
August 15, 2015
Recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance have probably been following the news closely since it was announced that the SSDI trust fund will likely go broke by late 2016. In...
Seeking financial assistance after a cancer diagnosis
August 13, 2015
When you learn that you have cancer, uncertainty is one of the ruling factors in your life. You might wonder how you are going to make ends meet if you...
8/11/15 – Amit Shah Named Committee Member for Diversity and Inclusion
August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Amit Shah, has been named a committee member of the newly-formed Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee of the Workers' Compensation Section, along...
8/11/15 – Robert DiSandro Joins Martin Law
(Philadelphia, PA) - Robert DiSandro has joined Martin Law as an associate in the Workers' Compensation department. Mr. DiSandro received his undergraduate degree in finance from Saint Joseph's University in...
8/11/15 – Amit Shah Named Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section
(Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Amit Shah, has been named Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section for 2017. Shah will act as Co-Chair elect in 2016,...
Know which Social Security program is right for your situation
August 3, 2015
Applying for Social Security benefits can be a real challenge. Just trying to wade through the eligibility qualifications for Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability can be frustrating. Many...