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Do you qualify for social security disability if you have COPD?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:17pm Written by:

 Do you qualify for social security disability if you have COPD?

Here at Bentoff & Duber in Cleveland, Ohio, we work frequently with people who are applying for social security disability or have had their benefits denied. We’re often asked whether social security disability benefits are available to people diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The short answer is yes, claimants with COPD can qualify […]

What to bring to social security disability interview?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 3:35pm Written by:

Here at Bentoff & Duber in Cleveland, Ohio, we work frequently with people who have had their social security disability benefits denied. We help them file appeals to try to get the benefits they need. But what happens earlier in this process? If you’re in the beginning stages of applying for social security disability benefits, […]

Voluntary recalls on Rohto, Abrams Royal Compounding Pharmacy products and more: Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 4:13pm Written by:

Medical Recall

In the past 30 days, the FDA has put out notices on a wide range of voluntary recalls of drugs and other products. Most of these are not reported to be associated with complaints or adverse affects in patients, but we at Bentoff & Duber want to make sure you’re aware of them in case […]

Does workers’ compensation apply to hearing loss?

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:19pm Written by:

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In order to better serve our clients and everyone who is curious about laws and topics such as workers’ compensation and social security benefits, we have been answering some frequently asked questions on this blog. Our next question is about whether or not someone with hearing loss acquired from hazardous noise levels on the job […]

Does an independent contractor need workers’ compensation?

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 1:45pm Written by:

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We’re often asked this question by independent and self-employed contractors who want to know if they’re entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured. The answer is no, independent contractors are not eligible for workers’ comp coverage and are responsible for paying their own taxes, health insurance, Social Security and other benefits including […]

Onfi & Potiga Drugs Receive FDA Warning: Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:55pm Written by:

Medical Recall

During the past month, the FDA has put out warnings about two different anti-seizure medications and Bentoff & Duber wants to make sure you are aware to help keep you safe, informed and proactive. If you or someone you know has been affected by one of these drugs, contact us. Onfi After an FDA review […]

6 tips for safe holiday and winter driving

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:08pm Written by:

Safe winter driving

It’s officially holiday season and in Northeast Ohio, that means many of us will be driving in conditions including rain, ice, sleet and snow to visit family and friends for the holidays. At Bentoff & Duber, we wish you safe travels and happy holidays, and we hope you remember these safe driving tips that can […]

Difference Between SSI and Social Security Disability

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 8:34pm Written by:

When dealing with disability benefits, it can be confusing and frustrating to sort out what all the acronyms mean and what you’re eligible to receive. Here at Bentoff & Duber in Cleveland, Ohio, we are often asked the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These are the two largest […]

What to do after a car or motorcycle accident in 8 steps

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:59pm Written by:

As we head into colder weather here in Cleveland, the road conditions will begin to worsen and increase the amount of car accidents and wrecks, and resulting injuries. Especially in the minutes immediately after an accident, it can be hard to know what you should do. To help you prepare for the worst, the personal […]

Construction Accident and Injury Facts from a Cleveland Lawyer

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 7:17pm Written by:

Construction workers continue to have one of the country’s most dangerous occupations. If you work on a construction site, you’re probably aware of the occupational hazards and frequency that people are hurt on the job, whether it is from a fall, overexertion or being struck by objects on the site. Some common construction accidents in […]

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