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Social Security Disability and Obesity

By Norman Homen | October 31, 2017

Early this year the Social Security Administration published the final rules in the “Federal Register” which revised the rules of how medical evidence is evaluated in obesity-related disability claims. These evaluations come 18 years after the SSA removed obesity from its Listing of Impairments in 1999. Today the SSA will consider obesity under the impairment…

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What To Expect When Filing Your Medical Evidence For SSDI

By Norman Homen | September 28, 2017

If you have a medical condition that prevents you from working you may be entitled to Social Security disability insurance. Individuals who have a disability and meet certain medical criteria may qualify for Social Security disability insurance. Applying and getting approved for disability is a complicated process that requires a great deal of evidence, attention…

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Social Security Benefits For Family Members

By Norman Homen | August 23, 2017

82 years ago this month, the Social Security Act was signed by President Roosevelt to help people meet their basic needs during vulnerable times in their lives when they cannot provide for themselves. But social security disability benefits aren’t only for those who are injured or disabled, family members are eligible as well. The family…

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Estate Planning: Most Common Mistakes When Making a Will

By Norman Homen | July 31, 2017

After a loved one has passed away, the grief alone for a family is overwhelming. Adding legal and property issues on top of that grief can be very stressful for many families—which is why it is important to connect with an estate planning lawyer in Anaheim to create a legitimate will. Without a proper estate…

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Avoid Estate Planning Mistakes by Executing 3 Essential Documents

By Norman Homen | June 16, 2017

With all the paperwork involved in planning your estate, it’s easy to make mistakes. It’s even easier to put estate planning off. But if you’re willing to spend the time, it’s not too difficult to nail down the basics. We’ll cover the most important estate planning documents you’ll need to ensure your wishes are carried…

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Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Disorders

By Norman Homen | May 8, 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness month and as such it’s important to recognize that the Social Security Administration provides disability benefits to people who suffer from select mental disorders. Conditions that qualify for Social Security disability insurance are often (and mistakenly) thought of in strict physical terms. However, severe mental disorders often prevent people from…

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Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Anaheim

By Norman Homen | April 14, 2017

In every state, employers are required to provide their employees a reasonably safe and healthy work environment. Sometimes employers do not fulfill this duty, and employees are injured on the job. And on occasion, employees can still be injured even when every effort has been made to make the workplace safe. These injuries may include…

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Estate Planning Attorney in Orange

By Norman Homen | March 17, 2017

No one wants to think about his or her own passing, let alone what will happen to the people they love when they are gone. However, for this very reason it’s important to have a plan in place for when you’re gone so those that you love are well taken care of. This is called…

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Legal Services

By Norman Homen | January 24, 2017

The Law Offices of Norman J. Homen is dedicated to providing aggressive representation for all our clients with a variety of legal issues. For over 26 years we have remained as one of Southern California’s top trial attorneys, fighting for the rights of our clients to the very end. Our breadth of knowledge on a…

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Employment Law

By Norman Homen | December 22, 2016

As an employee you are entitled to certain rights under the law. It’s easy to assume that your employer knows and understands employment law, but employers regularly violate the law with or without their own knowledge. Regardless of whether or not you think your employer is intentionally taking advantage of you, it’s important to know…

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