Workers' Compensation 101: What You Should Know

By Norman Homen | February 27, 2018

You’ve probably heard the term “workers’ compensation” numerous times in your life. But what exactly does it mean? As workers’ compensation lawyers in Anaheim, we wanted to break it down as simply as possible, so everyone can understand what it is. Basic Purposes Most states require workers’ compensation programs that essentially require employees to purchase…

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Does Social Security Disability Approve Mental Health Claims?

By Norman Homen | January 25, 2018

The short answer to this questions is, “Yes, it does.” But it’s really more complicated than that. The requirements for qualifying for a Social Security Disability mental health claim are stringent, and your chances of having your application approved can be greatly improved with the assistance of the law offices of Norman J. Homen. We…

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Injured At Work?

By Norman Homen | December 29, 2017

No one wants to get hurt while on the job. However, if one does there are protections in place to make sure the injured person receives the fair compensation they deserve. If you have been injured at work and need a workers’ compensation lawyer in Orange contact the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen right…

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What To Consider When Planning Your Estate

By Norman Homen | November 29, 2017

Estate planning is an often neglected part of financial planning. Most people are more concerned with organizing and planning their current finances than preparing for their future, and inevitable mortality. In fact, according to a study conducted by, only 4 in 10 American adults have a will or living trust. Hiring an estate planning…

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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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