October 12, 2018
The Process Of Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

Common Disability Claim Mistakes

The application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be much more imposing and challenging than many people anticipate. The Social Security Administration (SSA) places specific requirements and restrictions on applicants that are important for people to understand, as the timing of the application can also be critical. Attempts to rush through applications can often have disastrous results, including possible delays or even denials of benefits. Anybody who is seeking to ensure that his or her disability benefits application satisfies all requirements will want to make sure to retain legal counsel. Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP assists clients with […]
September 5, 2018
Disability Insurance Policies in Philadelphia

Understanding the Impact of ERISA on Disability Claims

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (more commonly known as ERISA) is the federal labor law that governs many long-term disability group plans. ERISA policies are far different from individual policies, and applying for ERISA long-term disability benefits can be extremely confusing and challenging for many people. ERISA regulates most benefits in these cases, and Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP has years of experience handling these types of claims for clients all over Pennsylvania. If you or your loved one needs assistance with any long-term disability claim, you will want to call (215) 858-8440 to schedule a free […]
August 23, 2018
long-term disability claims lawyer

Effects of Criminal Convictions on Disability Claims

Many people who find themselves in trouble with the law wonder how a conviction could affect their Social Security disability benefits. The good news is that a conviction alone does not automatically make a person ineligible for disability benefits, but there may be cases in which certain people will not be considered or may have their benefits suspended. If you are applying for Social Security disability benefits or are concerned about how a recent arrest could impact your benefits, you should not hesitate to discuss your case with an experienced attorney. Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP helps clients in Philadelphia […]