Disability pensions for public employees have very particular requirements that must be met. Each system has a different board of trustees that will vote on matters. To make certain you receive the benefits to which you are entitled, working with a highly experienced lawyer is necessary. Law Offices of Feeley & LaRocca offers the experience and proven track record your situation deserves.
Experience, Knowledge and Advocacy
A former police officer and deputy fire chief for the city of Orange, attorney John Feeley has worked extensively in the area of public employee disability pension matters for more than 15 years. He has handled cases on the Supreme Court level such as Russo v. Police and Fire Pension System Board of Trustees. He has lectured on various topics involving disability pensions and the implications of simultaneous applications for workers' compensation benefits.
When you apply for a disability pension, workers' comp benefits are simultaneously affected. Both types of benefits play a part in what you can and cannot receive. John Feeley knows about the legal issues that arise and the consequences in applying for disability pension and workers' compensation benefits simultaneously. He will assist you through the process and work to maximize the benefits you deserve.
Mr. Feeley can assist with all issues involving disability pensions, including:
- Accidental Disability Retirement
- Ordinary Disability Retirement
- Involuntary Disability Retirement
- Deferred Retirement
Pension Disability Requirements in New Jersey
Every public employee position has a different set of pension rights, which are very different from Social Security Disability rights. The lawyers at Law Offices of Feeley & LaRocca are knowledgeable of the various systems and disability requirements for public employees in New Jersey and New York. The firm has experience working with clients who have legal issues involving:
- Police and firefighter pensions
- State police pensions
- Teachers pensions
- Judges pensions
Other issues involved in disability pensions may include failure to promote, removal from an active list, disciplinary hearings, fighting disciplinary charges and more. The lawyers at Law Offices of Feeley & LaRocca can assist with all types of issues that may arise.
Contact an Essex County Public Employee Pension Attorney
To schedule a free 45-minute consultation with a New Jersey public employee disability pensions attorney, please contact the firm at 973-821-4393 or 888-808-2798. The firm offers flexible office hours and is located in South Orange, New Jersey.