Lorraine Netter

J.D. · Albany Law School

Lorraine Netter graduated from Albany Law School and Union Graduate College with a joint JD/MBA in Healthcare. During her graduate studies, she worked in a health law clinic where she represented clients at Social Security Disability benefit denial hearings and advised clients with complex health issues on the different legal tools that can be used to plan for the future.

Before attending graduate school, Ms. Netter worked in the health care industry as a case manager at a brain injury rehabilitation center. She graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Management.

Articles By Lorraine Netter

Can I Get Disability if Piriformis Syndrome Makes It Impossible for Me to Do My Job?
Piriformis syndrome can cause a lot of pain and difficulty sitting for long periods. If your doctor has limited the amount of time you can sit or stand, you have a chance of getting disability benefits for piriformis syndrome.
Filing for Disability Benefits in Hawaii
Hawaii's Social Security hearing approval rate is much higher than other states, and Hawaii has a temporary disability program.
Filing for Social Security Disability in Iowa
Iowa disability benefits, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), are provided through federal programs for those who are disabled and are unable to work.
Can You Get SSDI Disability Benefits for Scoliosis?
Social Security disability applicants with scoliosis may qualify for benefits if they are physically limited in standing, walking, or lifting, pushing, or pulling items.
Social Security Survivors Benefits After the Death of a Disabled Worker
If a disabled individual dies, his or her spouse and dependents may get Social Security survivors benefits.
Getting Disability Benefits for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Ehlers-Danlos can affect your skin, joints, and blood vessel walls; the syndrome is characterized by extremely flexible joints and very stretchy, fragile skin.
Getting Disability Benefits for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
If you're limited in the use of your hands, arms, or fingers due to ulnar nerve problems, you may be able to get Social Security disability benefits.
Disability Benefits for Severe TMJ
Temporomandibular disorders don’t usually prevent someone from working, but when particularly severe cases do, disability benefits might be available.
Can I Get Disability Benefits After a Car Accident FAQ?
Here are some frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability benefits from those who have been in car accidents.
If I'm Approved for Disability, Will My Children Get Benefits?
Whether your child or children will get Social Security benefits depends on which disability benefits you've been approved for (SSDI or SSI).