December 8, 2018
“These long wait times are devastating to people with severe health impairments,” says Lisa Ekman, director of government affairs for the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, a group of lawyers that handles disability cases. “Sometimes they exhaust their savings and declare bankruptcy, and sometimes they lose their homes. Or, they can’t afford their medical treatment and get sicker — sometimes they die.”
November 29, 2018
On December 4th, the Supreme Court will hear Biestek v. Berryhill. The arguments will help the Court decide whether the testimony of a vocational expert (VE)
November 27, 2018
The Law Office of Kathryn M Kirsch is helping out The Haven House this holiday season. We would welcome anyone else that works or lives downtown to drop off an unwrapped gift to our office.
November 22, 2018
Today and every day, I am thankful for the hard working people who place their trust and confidence in our office when life throws them a curve ball.
November 14, 2018
Amanda Zafur joins the Law Office of Kathryn M. Kirsch as an associate attorney in the areas of Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability. Ms. Zafur graduated from the SUNY at Buffalo Law School in 2012.
July 12, 2018
Emergency Regulations Effective Immediately Temporary ID Cards Will be Available for Certified Patients to Purchase Products More Quickly ALBANY, NY (July 12, 2018) - The New York State Department of Health today announced the filing of emergency regulations adding any condition for which an opioid could be prescribed as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Effective immediately, registered practitioners may certify patients to use medical marijuana as a replacement for opioids,…