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How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Social Security Claim

Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 4:49pm Written by:

We’re on day three of the government shutdown that began Tuesday, Oct. 1 after the House and the Senate did not agree on a bill to fund the government. While the term “shutdown” sounds like a complete halt on government functions, not everything has been affected. For instance, mail is still being delivered and Social […]

What do you do when you’re injured on the job?

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:39pm Written by:

Depending on your occupation, there are all kinds of ways you can accidentally be injured at work. If this happens, here are a few considerations to ensure you get the best treatment and everything you’re entitled to from your workers’ compensation claim. In addition to these general tips, you’ll also want to consider teaming with […]

How to choose a personal injury lawyer: 5 FAQs

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 8:50pm Written by:

If you’re hurt, we know you have other things on your mind than the best way to get the compensation and medical care you need. This is where a personal injury attorney can come in and help you. If you were hurt by a car accident, a workplace accident, a motorcycle accident, due to medical […]

What to do when your social security benefits are denied?

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 5:55pm Written by:

There are many reasons why the Social Security Administration (SSA) may initially deny your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). If this happens, you should not give up. We have some tips for how you can keep fighting for your benefits: If you are denied, immediately consider partnering with […]

Bentoff & Duber Medical Recall Recap

Friday, August 9, 2013 at 3:18pm Written by:

At Bentoff & Duber, we care about our clients and we want to make sure you are aware of the latest medical recalls and alerts. This new blog post series will provide you with the latest in medical recall news, keeping you safe, informed and proactive. If you’ve been affected by one of these recalls, […]

Ariel Castro to Undergo Competency Evaluation

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:15pm Written by:

Ariel Castro has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation to ensure he understands the charges against him. During a pretrial hearing today, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Russo said that he’s exercising caution in ordering the review, which will be conducted Thursday. The results are expected in a week to 10 days. […]

Lakewood Woman Accused of Cheating at Horseshoe Casino

Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:42pm Written by:

Lakewood woman, Huong Ngo, 42, has been charged with cheating the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland out of $10,000, said Karen Huey, enforcement chief for the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Ngo cheated at Four Card Poker, mostly by capping, or adding chips to bets. She saw she had winning hands, Huey said. Huey also said Ngo subtracted chips […]

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Kidnapping, Rape, and Murder

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:31pm Written by:

The man that is accused of kidnapping and raping Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight over the course of nearly a decade, pleaded not guilty to 329 separate crimes, including two charges of aggravated murder. The three women were rescued on May 6 after Berry, with help from neighbors, was able to break out […]

$8 Million of Refunds has been Issued by IRS to ex-Ohio BWC Worker, Co-Defendant, Per Indictment

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:27pm Written by:

According to a five-count indictment, a former Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation employee and an unemployed co-defendant duped the Internal Revenue Service into issuing them tax refunds totaling more than $8 million. Between Don Gooch, 64, of East Cleveland, and Gerard Scott of Cleveland, the two used some of the cash to buy a $93,000 […]

11 out of 13 Cleveland Firefighters Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Payroll Abuse Case

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 5:52pm Written by:

Eleven of Cleveland’s firefighters pleaded not guilty to theft in office and soliciting or receiving improper compensation, charges that stemmed from accusations that they illegally paid co-workers to cover most of their shifts. The firefighters were suspended without pay last week and each face up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine if […]

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