Rafel, a Hardworking, Caring Lawyer Wins My Disability Case

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Rebecca from Newark, DE sent me this kind note and asked that I post it in our blog.
July 7, 2010
I could not find a lawyer in Delaware to take my case for short term disability, although they would take it for Social Security and long term disability. I was referred to Bonny by a lawyer that would not take my case. By the time I contacted her it was the last day for my appeal. She was not going to take my case because she did not have time file for the appeal but told me she would help me with the letter to the State requesting an extension for the appeal. I knew from her staff she was to attend an award ceremony that evening and was heavily involved in other case deadlines. However, as she helped me write the letter she reviewed the reason I was denied and short time period I was given for the appeal and it angered her so much she decided to take my case because I was unfairly denied benefits. She called the OMB for the State of Delaware and got a verbal extension for my appeal. I do not think she made it to her dinner that night because she was on the phone with me until after 5 preparing the case. Some lawyers state they are a voice for the disabled but she really is a caring, hard working person and without her I had no chance of winning against one of the largest insurance companies. She worked tirelessly, for over a year with no money, using the resources of her staff and firm. She has a wonderful staff that is very knowledgeable and helpful. When I got the call we had won I was so surprised because I had given up. How do you thank someone who gave you back your financial security?