President’s Ill Advised Executive Order Eliminates Requirements to Be a Federal Social Security Judge

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Judges should be selected from the best, brightest and experienced lawyers. Having someone sitting in judgment in a Federal court who has never actually tried the kinds of cases he or she is deciding is a recipe for disaster. However, President Trump’s executive order upends the system put in place to ensure that Federal Administrative

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How Do I Know If I Meet a Social Security Disability “Listing”?

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Most people may assume that if their doctors, therapists or other health care professionals write that they are “disabled from work,” they should automatically win their Social Security Disability (“SSDI”) case right off the bat. “Most people, unfortunately, are wrong,” notes Herndon disability lawyer Doug Landau, “as the Federal Government does not simply accept conclusory

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Black Letter Law: How to Prepare for Your Case

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One of the first things the Abrams Landau law team looks at when developing case strategy is to look at the “black letter law” applicable to the particular case. The Herndon, Virginia injury firm looks to see what evidence and testimony will be necessary to prove negligence in the car crash, unsafe product, trip and

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Police Promote Bike Helmet Safety

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While cheering on training partners at the US Triathlon National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, bike injury lawyer Doug Landau compared notes with local law enforcement regarding helmet and bicycle safety. Attorney Landau learned that there are programs in Ohio to educate children about the importance of using head protection when riding their bicycles, similar to

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