Lorraine Netter

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Lorraine Netter graduated from Albany Law School and Union Graduate College with a joint JD/MBA in Healthcare. During her graduate studies, she worked in a health law clinic where she represented clients at Social Security Disability benefit denial hearings and advised clients with complex health issues on the different legal tools that can be used to plan for the future. Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Netter worked in the health care industry as a case manager at a brain injury rehabilitation center. She graduated from Providence College with a Bachelors of Science in Health Policy and Management.

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Articles By Lorraine Netter

New York Short-Term Disability Benefits (DBL)
If you are injured or you become ill while not on the job, you may be eligible for New York State Short-Term Disability Benefits.
Appealing a Denied Disability Claim for Developmental Delay
Children who have developmental delays, which can include learning disabilities, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and other impairments that prevent a child from developing at a rate equal to ot
New York Disability Benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI
If you become disabled and live in New York, you may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits.
Getting Disability Benefits for Panic Disorder
Individuals who suffer from panic attacks that affect their ability to function normally at work or home are sometimes eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits.
How Are Social Security Disability (and SSI) Backpayments Calculated?
Most people who are approved for Social Security disability benefits receive a substantial amount of backpay.
Getting Disability Benefits for Spina Bifida
Spina bifida is a disease that affects children and can be very disabling. If your child has spina bifida, he or she may qualify for SSI disability benefits by applying through Social Security.
How Can My Child Qualify for Social Security Disability?
If your child has a disability that greatly affects their ability to function, they may qualify to receive