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Maryland State Disability Retirement

Andalman & Flynn Helps Claimant Successfully Appeal Her Application for State of Maryland Ordinary Disability Retirement Benefits

Attorneys Elliott Andalman and Michelle Amick Prikhodko represented a claimant on an appeal after her application for State of Maryland Ordinary Disability Retirement benefits was initially denied. The claimant suffered from myofascial pain, sacroilitis, and emotional impairments, including depression and anxiety. We were able to successfully help the claimant gather additional medical evidence and prove to the State of Maryland that she was unable to perform the duties of her position as a result of her medical condition.

Two Clients with MS awarded ordinary disability retirement benefits from State of Maryland

Represented by Attorney Michelle Amick Prikhodko and Elliott Andalman, two claimants suffering from the effects of Multiple Sclerosis including gait instability, muscular weakness, loss of eyesight and cognitive difficulty, were awarded ordinary disability retirement benefits from the State Retirement Agency.

Client Suffering From Depression Awarded An Ordinary Disability Retirement  from the State Retirement and Pension System

After applying on her own, a former Administrator for the Department of Public Safety was denied an ordinary disability retirement from the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland. Attorney Michelle Amick Prikhodko was able to successfully appeal the denial decision and the client’s claim was awarded on reconsideration. The claimant suffered from debilitating depression.

Teacher Suffering from a Panic Disorder Awarded Ordinary Disability Retirement Benefits

Represented by Attorney Michelle Amick Prikhodko, a public school teacher suffering from a panic disorder was awarded an ordinary disability retirement benefit as a result of his condition.

Construction Worker with Torn Meniscus in his Knee Awarded Accidental Disability Retirement Benefits From the State of Maryland

Represented by attorney Elliott Andalman, a construction worker employed by the State of Maryland was awarded an accidental disability retirement after suffering a serious knee injury on the job.  Mr. Andalman represented the client first in a trial before an Administrative Law Judge, and then in a successful appeal to the Board of Trustees. The decision of the Administrative Law Judge was overturned and the client was awarded benefits by the Board of Trustees.