Blog Posts in 2022

  • TOP TIPS FOR AVOIDING TROUBLE WITH YOUR CLAIM FOR SHORT AND/OR LONG-TERM DISABILITY One of the things we love doing at the Law Offices of Mark E. Hancock is helping disabled people obtain the short term and long term benefits they deserve and paid for and/or earned through the hard work they put in before becoming disabled. We have successfully helped people recover benefits under short term and ...
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  • MAKING A SUCCESSFUL CLAIM FOR LONG-TERM DISABILITY

    || 15-Jun-2022

    MAKING A SUCCESSFUL CLAIM FOR LONG-TERM DISABILITY by Mark E. Hancock In a prior post, I discussed the importance of obtaining long term disability coverage in light of the real possibility that one may become disabled before normal retirement age. In this article, I am going to assume that, because of an injury or sickness, you need to make a claim under that coverage. What preparations should be ...
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  • PLANNING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF DISABILITY

    || 7-Jun-2022

    Check out Attorney Hancock's latest article published in the June 2022 edition of Citations, the official publication of the VENTURA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION: https://www.hancockthelawyer.com/documents/June-Citations-2022.pdf
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  • PLANNING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF DISABILITY

    || 29-Apr-2022

    PLANNING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF DISABILITY No one intends to become disabled, but it happens. According to the Council for Disability Awareness, just over 1 in 4 of today’s 20-year-olds will become disabled before they would otherwise retire. ( chances of disability - Council for Disability Awareness: Prevention, Financial Planning, Resources and Information (disabilitycanhappen.org) ...
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  • WHEN DOES MY STATUTE EXPIRE? LET ME COUNT THE DAYS.

    || 8-Mar-2022

    WHEN DOES MY STATUTE EXPIRE? LET ME COUNT THE DAYS. by Mark E. Hancock A brief visit to legal websites like Avvo.com will demonstrate that there is some confusion among practitioners about just when a statute of limitations will expire. Two schools of thought have been: counting the days and the anniversary method. Now, thanks to the California Supreme Court and its decision in Shalabi v. City of ...
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