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How to Apply for Michigan Social Security Disability Benefits

Filing an Initial Application for Social Security Disability Benefits If you are disabled and unable to work, you may think about filing an application for Social Security disability benefits in Michigan. As discussed here, there are different benefit programs you may apply for provided you have eligibility. Below is a list of basic information the [...]

By |2018-10-03T14:32:14+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

How Can a Social Security Disability Attorney Help You Get Benefits?

Social Security Disability Attorneys Are you or your family member thinking about applying for social security disability benefits?  If so, we are here to help.  The application process can be strenuous and confusing and you need to contact an experienced attorney to guide you through the process.  Here are some things you need to think [...]

By |2018-08-31T16:56:39+00:00August 31st, 2018|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Medicaid Work Requirement Legislation Creates Void For Many Disabled

Michigan Social Security Disability Lawyers The Michigan State senate passed a controversial bill last month that would require Medicaid recipients who are considered “able bodied” to work at least 29 hours per-week to continue receiving health care benefits. The Senate bill contains a number of onerous provisions that make it difficult for well-meaning people to [...]

You May Be Eligible to Fast-Track Your Social Security Claims

Some May Receive Social Security Benefits Faster Through Compassionate Allowance Program People most often apply to receive disability benefits after they have been diagnosed with a disabling condition that affects their ability to work. This disability can often leave both individuals and their family members without financial support. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently reported that [...]

By |2018-02-12T19:05:48+00:00February 12th, 2018|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

What Do You Need to Do to Prepare for Your Social Security Disability Hearing?

How To Prepare For A Social Security Administrative Law Judge Hearing If your initial application for social security disability (SSD) is denied, you can request a hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) within 60 days. At the ALJ hearing, you will have the opportunity to provide personal testimony and your medical evidence of disability. [...]

By |2017-11-27T19:12:37+00:00November 27th, 2017|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Wait Times for Michigan Social Security Disability Among Longest in Nation

Michigan Ranks In Top 10 For Long Waits in Social Security Disability Backlog Data compiled by the Social Security Administration (SSA) say more than 1.1 million Americans who have applied for Social Security Disability (SSDI) are waiting out an approval they may never see. According to SSA quarterly data, average wait times are nearly 600 days [...]

By |2017-11-22T21:03:14+00:00November 20th, 2017|Insurance, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Michigan Asthma Patients Can Qualify for Disability

Asthma Diagnosis and Applying for Social Security Benefits Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in the U.S., 19 million adults and 7 million children have asthma, showing an increased trend from 7.3% to 8.4% from 2001 to 2010. The condition makes it difficult for a person to breath when the bronchial tubes abnormally [...]

Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Detroit Social Security Lawyers Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is not an easy task. The application is long and you are required to provide documentation, most notably medical documentation showing your disabilities and in some cases wage information and asset information. However, there are now multiple ways to apply. One way is to go to your [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:08+00:00November 20th, 2015|Social Security Disability, Tips|Comments Off on Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

What Do I Do If My Social Security Case Is Denied

So you have filed for Social Security Disability and received a denial letter. What do you do now? The answer is to appeal. Most initial applications are denied by the Social Security Administration. However, the success rate upon appealing the initial denial is much higher. Therefore it is important to contact a law firm that [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:09+00:00September 8th, 2015|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on What Do I Do If My Social Security Case Is Denied

How Long Does It Take To Be Approved for Social Security Disability or SSI?

Michigan Disability Lawyers There is not a set time frame for how long it takes to be approved for Social Security Disability benefits. The length of time depends on whether the applicant is approved at the initial claim stage or later on during the appeal process after a hearing. Each level of the process takes [...]

By |2018-07-16T12:24:07+00:00June 10th, 2015|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on How Long Does It Take To Be Approved for Social Security Disability or SSI?