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Governor Newsom Announces Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Workers who Contract COVID-19 During Stay at Home Order

By pcdev | May 6, 2020

Benefit will be available for diagnosed workers working outside their homes Presumption will be workers contracted the virus at work; employers will have chance to rebut Governor also signed executive order waiving penalties on property taxes for residents and small businesses experiencing economic hardship based on COVID-19; order also extends deadline for filing property tax…

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Can You Work Part-Time and Receive Disability Benefits?

By Norman Homen | April 22, 2020

The Social Security Administration (SSA) grants disability benefits to individuals who are deemed unable to work and support themselves due to certain disabling conditions. However, what if you are able to work part-time to supplement your disability benefits? Will that put your disability benefits at risk? The truth is that some people are able to…

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Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim if You Contracted COVID-19 on the Job?

By Norman Homen | April 3, 2020

Workers’ compensation not only provides benefits after job-related injuries, but also job-related illnesses. People who get sick because they are exposed to toxins at work are able to have their medical care covered and obtain partial wage replacement for missed work. During our current pandemic, it is expected that workers might wonder whether they can…

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Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workers’ Compensation Case

By Norman Homen | March 28, 2019

It doesn’t matter what type of work you do or where there is always a risk of getting hurt on the job. If you have been injured on the job or have gotten sick from doing your job, you are probably wondering what steps you should take next. It’s understandable that you might want to…

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Don’t Wait too Long to File Your Disability Claim

By Norman Homen | February 20, 2019

Waiting too long to apply for benefits is one of the most common mistakes that people make regarding Social Security Disability. If you have a disability that prevents you from working full time or working at all, our Social Security lawyer in Orange advises that you act fast. Medical Information One problem with waiting too…

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When Will I Receive My Back Pay for Disability?

By Norman Homen | January 21, 2019

If you have recently received your first disability payment, you may be wondering when you will receive your back pay. During the application process, your lawyer may have mentioned back pay, but didn’t fully clarify to you what it was. Our Social Security lawyers in Fountain Valley want to help you understand back pay and…

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Different Between an Advocate and Social Security Attorney

By Norman Homen | December 11, 2018

When you are in the process of filing for Social Security, you are told that there are Social Security advocates available for free. At first, this is exciting news, legal help and for free! But, in reality, they are not as good as lawyers and they are focused on too many clients at once. Social…

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Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By Norman Homen | October 17, 2018

Medical Workers’ compensation covers all medical costs for injured workers and will pay cash benefits for lost work time. Medical only cases are very common in workers’ compensation, but they only represent a small share of overall payments. According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance, medical-only cases account for 75 percent of worker’s compensation…

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Everything You Need to Know About A Living Trust

By Norman Homen | September 12, 2018

Thinking about what happens to your assets after your passing is not something that many people want to think about. Make sure to meet with an estate planning lawyer near Anaheim to create a Living Trust so that your loved ones aren’t left with chaos after you’re gone. At the Law Offices of Norman J.…

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Estate Planning Myths

By Norman Homen | August 13, 2018

If you don’t know much about estate planning, it can be intimidating to get started. However, don’t underestimate the importance of estate planning, as it can help your loved ones divvy up your assets once you pass away. Estate planning is the process of setting up arrangements for your finances, health and assets once you…

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