Fibromyalgia May Qualify You For Social Security Disability

In a recent decision by the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, the court expressly held that fibromyalgia is a “disabling impairment” recognized by a growing number of courts, even though there is “no objective test which can conclusively confirm the disease.” Sublette v. Astrue, 2012 WL 1252631 (WDNY 2012), citing Green-Younger v.… Read More

Looking At Your Case From Every Angle – Part 1: Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, or Personal Injury?

At Segar & Sciortino, we help injured people get the compensation they deserve, whether that is through workers’ compensation, social security disability, or a personal injury lawsuit. This post will discuss in some depth the difference between these areas of law. Workers’ Compensation is a benefits system established by law that provides coverage to employees… Read More

Introducing the Blog

Welcome to the first installment of Segar & Sciortino’s blog. To begin, I want to introduce the firm. Segar & Sciortino is a Rochester-based law firm that provides legal services to injured and disabled individuals in Western New York. Our practice concentrates on Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury (Accident Law). By focusing our practice on these… Read More

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