82-year-old man with severe dementia was wrongfully retained in an assisted living facility rather than transferred to a higher level of care. Failure to provide proper care led to his fall, broken hip, and eventual death.
59-year-old man originally applied for Social Security Disability Benefits in December of 2007 after suffering a stroke in September of 2007. The stroke rendered him permanently injured and he had been denied disability benefits by the SSA multiple times. His case even went to federal district court. He and RSH Legal did not give up. After his third different Administrative Law Judge hearing he was approved for benefits. He was awarded $74,370 in past due disability benefits and ongoing monthly disability payments.
28-year-old man suffering from chronic pain requiring a spinal cord stimulator implant due to his severely deteriorated back, and permanent digestive system conditions requiring use of an ostomy bag the remainder of his life was approved after an Administrative Law Judge hearing. He received his back benefits owed to him by the SSA of $22,627. Since he has a minor child as well, his son also received back benefits from the SSA and both receive ongoing monthly payments.
21-year-old woman diagnosed with learning disabilities and other mental health impairments since childhood was approved to receive benefits from her parent’s work record after an Administrative Law Judge hearing. She received her back benefits of $12,874. She continues to receive monthly benefits and medical insurance coverage.
56-year-old woman diagnosed with stage 3 cancer was approved at the reconsideration level of appeal after the SSA originally told her that her condition had not lasted long enough to be approved for benefits. She received the back pay owed to her by the SSA of $6,139 and receives ongoing monthly payments that allow her to provide for her own food, clothing, and shelter. She also has ongoing medical coverage to help cover her ongoing medical treatment.
37-year-old wife and mother dies after accidental overdose of prescription medication wrongfully prescribed by doctor
26-year-old construction worker is struck in head with chain from crane; blow results in brain damage resulting in disability and need for lifetime of medication.
49-year-old railroad car worker is killed after entering a tank car filled with nitrogen; owner of car had failed to properly inspect or mark tank car before sending it in for repairs
45-year-old motorcyclist is killed on his way to work when tractor-trailer fails to yield and turns into cyclist’s path.
35-year-old plumber suffers multiple fractures after being crushed from waist down in trench collapse; those in control of construction site had not informed plumber he was working in abandoned septic field
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