Case Results

  • Disability Awarded
    Client Suffering from Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
    BRR began experiencing psoriasis of the groin/pelvic area and psoriatic arthritis of the joints in June 2009. BRR’s health quickly deteriorated and he soon found himself confined to his bed 16+ hours per day as a result of the grueling symptoms ...
  • Disability Awarded
    Disability
    A rural-carrier postal employee who suffers from several physical medical conditions, including lumbar subluxation, lumbar radiculitis, sciatica, and lumbar strain/sprain. We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire ...
  • Disability Awarded
    Disability
    A vocational rehabilitation specialist who suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-concussion syndrome. We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process (including frequent interaction ...
  • Disability Awarded
    OPM Disability Acceptance
    A Human Resources Assistant who suffers from PTSD, major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, bi-polar disorder, and adjustment disorder.
  • Disability Awarded
    OPM Disability Acceptance
    A Clinical Nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, panic disorder with agoraphobia, and social phobia.
  • Disability Awarded
    OPM Disability Acceptance
    A Social Insurance Specialist who suffers from advanced coronary artery disease.
  • Disability Awarded
    OPM Disability Acceptance
    An Occupational Safety Specialist who suffers from amblyopia.
  • Disability Awarded
    OPM Disability Acceptance
    A Community Planner who suffers from major depressive disorder, bi-polar disorder, and mood disorder.
  • Reinstated with Full Back Pay
    Pines Firm Successfully Litigates Reinstatement for VA Canteen Employee with Backpay
    Attorney Pines and AFGE 1633 were victorious in having the arbitrator find that a VA Canteen employee was wrongfully removed, and therefore should be put back to work and paid back pay for over a year and half of pay.
  • Reinstated
    Successfully Fights Alleged Violation of Last Chance Agreement
    The Law Offices of Eric L. Pines successfully represented a V.A. employee at the Washington D.C. V.A. Hospital recently who was removed for allegedly violating a Last Chance Agreement by being AWOL on three separate occasions. The firm argued before ...
  • V.A. Client's 14-Day Suspension Completely Overturned
    Mr. Pines recently represented V.A. employee who was suspended for 14 days for alleged Inappropriate Conduct on 4 separate Specification's. The situation involved 100% hearsay and the employee was accused of raising her voice to request that lights ...
  • Charges Dropped
    V.A. Title 38 Nurse Has AIB Charges Dropped and Record Cleaned
    The Pines Law Firm, led by Eric Pines, Esq. and Stephen Goldenzweig successfully represented V.A. Nurse in AIB Hearing and assisted the Nurse with having his records cleaned and charges dropped. The Nurse had been wrongfully accused of beating ...
  • Suspension Removed & Back Pay
    Win! Pines Federal Firm Overturns DAB – 14 Day Suspension with Full Back Pay
    In Re: Velena West vs. V.A, DAB Case 51 (2012), Attorney Eric L. Pines represented a Nurse at the Michael Debakey Houston VA Hospital before the VA Disciplinary Appeals Board. The case went to a three-day hearing before a board of three nurse peers. ...
  • Reinstated with Full Back Pay
    Wrongfully Terminated Veterans Administration Employee Gets Job Back
    In an exciting precedent-setting victory, The Law Office of Eric L. Pines, PLLC has successfully helped a Veterans Administration employee get her job back after being wrongfully terminated for using leave for the birth of her child and to care for ...