I have dedicated my life to helping those who need help. Professionally, this means that since 1980, I have been helping the working men and women of California who have been injured on the job. The California workers' compensation system is ext...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Arbitration, Employment & Labor
Review: “I knew Mr. Shaffer for two years, he is a wonderful person and a terrific attorney. He always answer my calls and respond to my emails immediately. He is also so patient and smart. Without his deft skill, warm style and ...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Workers Compensation
Review: “He was excellent and knew exactly what to say. Had everything laid out and knew exactly what to say at exactly the right time. I was amazed the judge issued a bench ruling in my favor - very unusual.”
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury
Social security law involves the intricacies of the American public benefits system that provides social security income. Social security is funded by taxes you pay when you are working. Once you stop working and meet the eligibility requirements, you receive monthly benefits. This occurs when you retire, have a recognized social security disability, or are the surviving spouse or child of a person entitled to social security. There are many social security laws and policies to determine eligibility, benefit amounts, and benefit duration. A social security lawyer can help if you are unfairly denied social security benefits, or if you feel the amount you receive is not enough.