Federal Workers Compensation: What Do I Get And When Do I Get It, Part Two
Federal Workers Compensation: What Do I Get And When Do I Get It, Part Two As we discussed in Part One of this article, while it may take a long time to finally get a Formal Hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), once you do get your hearing, you will get your opportunity to…
Federal Workers’ Compensation Injuries – What Do You Get and When Do You Get It?
Federal Workers’ Compensation Injuries – What Do You Get and When Do You Get It? Most of our clients who suffer work-related injuries covered by the DBA (the Defense Base Act), the LHWCA (the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act) or the NAFIA (the Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentalities Act) are so relieved to have the Soloway…
Representing Injured Persons Under Federal Workers Compensation Law
The first thing we usually learn from our Federal Workers’ Compensation clients is that it has taken them a long time to find the Soloway Law Firm. This is because they have spent days, weeks and often many months looking for a law firm willing to handle their Federal Workers’ Compensation case, only to find…
DISABLED ADULT CHILD BENEFITS
Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits are a type of Title II Social Security Disability benefit available to disabled individuals who are the adult children of Social Security beneficiaries who are unable to work due to their disabilities.
Setting the (Medical) Record Straight
Setting the (Medical) Record Straight An applicant for Social Security Disability Benefits is chained to his medical records like a sailor is to his ship. And, as a sailor must work to keep all aspects of a vessel “ship shape,” an applicant for Social Security Disability Benefits is due to take steps to make his…
When A Defense Base Act Insurance Carrier Cuts Off Benefits
When an employee is injured at work and otherwise covered by the Defense Base Act, such that he or she is unable to do that job while receiving medical care, the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier is obligated to pay the employee wage loss benefits.
Federal Workers’ Compensation Claims: From Longshore To The Defense Base Act in 2021
During the 1980’s, most of the Federal Workers’ Compensation (“FWC”) Act claims handled by Mr. Soloway were cases filed by the many long shore men working at the Port of Pensacola, the Ingalls Shipyard (Huntington Ingalls Industries) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and various other ports in Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ingalls Shipyard alone,…
Winning Your Long Term Disability (LTD) Claim
And here lies the worst part of Federal Court review of your ERISA LTD claim. If the Federal Judge agrees with us that you are disabled and the insurer was wrong in finding otherwise, YOU STILL DON’T WIN!
An Introduction to Disability Benefits
Rarely is the entitlement to and collection of disability benefits a simple proposition.
Soloway Law Firm COVID-19 Updates
In response to federal and state recommendations in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the Soloway Law Firm has closed its physical office to the public except for unavoidable in person meetings and social security video hearings.
Daniel M. Soloway Featured in FSU Law Focus
Dan Soloway was recently featured as the Alum Profile in FSU Law Focus, where he talks about the first piece of advice he received upon entering the Florida State University College of Law in 1982.