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New York State Disability Retirement

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Are you a member of NYSLRS and suffer from a disability? There are four main systems with different benefit levels that you may belong to:

Ordinary Disability: For those who have suffered a disability that may or may not relate to your job.

Performance Of Duty Disability: For individuals who have suffered from a permanent disability that occurred while performing work-related duties.

Accidental Disability: This is available if you have had an accident that led to a disability.

World Trade Center Presumption: If you assisted in the rescue, recovery, or cleanup efforts following 9/11, you may be eligible for a World Trade Center accidental disability benefit.

What are the disability benefits for NYSLRS?

Are you a New York State employee who is permanently disabled from the performance of your work duties? If so, you may be eligible for disability retirement through the New York State and Local Disability Retirement System. There are filing and minimum service requirements unique to each state position and specific eligibility depends on the tier, retirement plan and type of disability.

Why should I consider hiring a NYSLRS Attorney?

It is critical that you hire a lawyer if you are experiencing trouble securing your benefits from NYSLRS. We can file an appeal regarding the decision on your behalf. Working with an attorney who is well-versed in civil service law and who is familiar with the NYSLRS many rules, regulations, and its operations.

Do I have to pay for a Personal Injury Attorney upfront?

There is no upfront expense to you. We work on a contingent fee basis which means we don’t get paid unless you do. When you’ve been injured, you need to focus on getting well again. Let us focus on making sure you get what you deserve.

How do I know if I have a case?

That can often be a hard question; however, with our free consultation, we take the guesswork out of whether you have a claim and what you might be entitled to. Make an appointment today with our legal team to discuss your case.

Meet Our Legal Team

Let our experienced team work for you.

When you retain the firm at Carrothers & Clough, PLLC, you get the attentiveness of our entire legal team with over 60 years of combined experience. We will work together to get you the results you deserve.








Alice J. Carrothers








Molly E. Clough








Rebecca A. Simser

Let our experienced team work for you.

When you retain the firm at Carrothers & Clough, PLLC, you get the attentiveness of our entire legal team with over 60 years of combined experience. We will work together to get you the results you deserve.

We Will Be With You Every Step Of The Way

Make the first step in taking back your life. Contact us today for a free case assessment.