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How an Ohio Early Retirement Lawyer Can Help You

Posted Date: February 9, 2017 | Categories: Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

How Can I Retire Early in Ohio? Unless you launch the next Facebook or hit the lottery, you have two basic options for early retirement in Ohio. The first, disability, is unwelcome but, sadly, too common. The other, planning and investment, is primarily available to individuals who have some form of employer-funded pension plan. Anymore, […]

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Am I Qualified for OPERS Disability Benefits?

Posted Date: September 26, 2016 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) disability program exists to provide basic financial support to state and local government employees who become too injured or too sick to continue working at their public sector job before they reach the standard early retirement age of 62. Qualifying for OPERS disability requires having primary coverage through […]

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Understanding OPERS

Posted Date: August 16, 2016 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, usually shortened to OPERS (pronounced “OH-perz”), is a pension and disability program for state government workers. It replaces programs like Social Security and Medicare in some instances, and complements federal and private retirement and insurance plans in other circumstances. Fully detailing all the ins and outs of OPERS takes […]

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Your Options as a Public Employee When You Can’t Work

Posted Date: August 31, 2015 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

Public Employees have programs available to provide support and assistance when they are unable to work.  Ohio public employees who are eligible can apply for benefits from multiple sources if something prevents them from working. When the original Social Security act was created in 1935, state workers were not covered under the act.  Over the […]

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How Do I Qualify for Benefits Through the STRS?

Posted Date: June 25, 2015 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

The State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) of Ohio is widely recognized as one of the leading retirement systems in the country. In addition to providing retirement security to its membership of public educators, the system provides disability benefits during your career. To qualify for disability benefits, you must suffer from a disabling illness or condition […]

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ATTENTION: MEMBERS OF OHIO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (OPERS)

Posted Date: October 16, 2014 | Categories: Individuals, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

CALL NOW, DO NOT DELAY! Does your psychological condition prevent you from working? Have you applied and been denied disability benefits? Were you granted disability benefits but your employer certified a date much later than you actually worked, unfairly decreasing your monetary award? Are your health conditions preventing you from working and you need help […]

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