Category Archives: Disability

Does One Family Member’s Receipt of Social Security Disability Make Another Family Member’s Case Harder?

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Does a wife’s receipt of Social Security Disability make her husband’s Disability benefit case harder? How about her son or daughter’s claims? The short answer is “one family member’s receipt of Social Security Disability Income (“SSDI”) based upon their own medical and earnings record, should have no impact on another’s application for benefits. And, if

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Copper-Infused Products Can Reduce C-Difficile, Hospital Bacteria & Other Multidrug-Resistant Organisms

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With a court date looming for an ABRAMS LANDAU client who contracted C-Difficile while working in the maintenance department of a Northern Virginia retirement facility, attorney Doug Landau was intrigued by an article in a recent issue of VIRGINIA BUSINESS. Titled, “Study shows effect of copper infused products,” it examined the results of the world’s

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Preparing for Your Social Security Disability Hearing

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Social Security Disability Hearings are different than court hearings in that the judge will question the disabled claimant as well as witnesses. In that way they are similar to Judge Judy, Judge Joe Brown, and Judge Alex, which you may have seen on television. But that’s where the similarity ends. They do not render their

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