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Livingston County Residents – Come on Down to the 11th Annual Livingston County’s Community Connect!

Community Connect January 26th, 2018

The 11th Annual Community Connect will be held on Saturday, February 3rd.  This important community event provides a one-stop-shop for social services, legal and utility assistance/information, health screenings, free clothing and baby items, books, food, personal care products, and more. This is open to anyone in Livingston County. The event is hosted by the Homeless Continuum of…

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Can You Receive Financial Assistance While Waiting for a SSD or SSI Decision?

SSD application January 22nd, 2018

Applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a lengthy process that can take months even years before you begin to receive any type of financial assistance. Making ends meet while waiting for a decision to be made can be challenging and stressful on you and your family. The average…

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Disability Attorneys of Michigan Has Opening For an Entry Level Position!

December 27th, 2017

Position Available Now:  Entry Level Position Disability Attorneys of Michigan seeks a team member with a desire to serve and inspire both clients and coworkers. This position involves answering phones, ordering and following up on medical records requests, logging and scanning incoming medical records, and working directly with case managers and attorneys to provide our clients…

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Tips to Remember When Applying for Social Security Disability

December 19th, 2017

Applying for Social Security Disability is a hard and stressful process millions of Americans endure each year in hopes to get the benefits they need. It is a complex process that requires multiple forms of evidence, mountains of paperwork and deadlines that must be met. Below are eight tips to help assist individuals who have…

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Please Help us Bring Christmas Gifts for Friends of Foster Care Foster Children today!

December 7th, 2017

Disability Attorneys of Michigan is Working with Friends of Foster Care this Holiday Season! Each year thousands of children are placed in foster care and do not get to experience the joy of receiving a gift at Christmas. This year we will be collecting donations in hopes to fulfill each child’s need and wishes. Donations…

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How Far Back Will Social Security Pay Benefits If I am Found Disabled?

December 5th, 2017

Millions of American’s wait months even years for a hearing in order to determine if they qualify for disability benefits. The average wait time is almost two years and in some cases longer than some will live. The wait process is a long and brutal one for those suffering from a disability and in need…

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Erika Riggs Named “Notable Women Lawyer in Michigan”

November 16th, 2017

We are excited to let you know that our very own Erika Riggs has been named a Notable Women Lawyer in Michigan. Erika works hard every day to fight for those in need of Social Security Disability Benefits and Veterans Disability Benefits. Erika founded the 313 Project, which is a non-profit dedicated to public service,…

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The Social Security Disability Administration has Added Three New Compassionate Allowances Conditions

Social Security papers October 30th, 2017

The Social Security Administration put the Compassionate Allowance Program in place to properly identify claims where the applicant’s disease clearly meets the administrations standard of disability. Acting commissioner of Social Security, Nancy Berryhill, recently announced the addition of three new Compassionate Allowances conditions to the current list. These conditions include: Vanishing White Matter Disease Congenital…

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What is a Social Security Disability Hearing Really Like?

October 17th, 2017

The social security disability process is a long and stressful one. Many who are going through this process are vulnerable and don’t know what to expect when placed in front of a Judge. A question many have is, “What is a Social Security Disability hearing really like?” A social security hearing for disability purposes is…

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How Long of a Wait is Too Long for Those in Need of Social Security Disability Benefits?

September 29th, 2017

Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits is a long and stressful process that millions of Americans endure each year. The majority of cases are denied the first time around resulting in applicants needing to begin the appeal process all over again. Each year more than 1 million Americans await a hearing in hopes they will…

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