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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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Disability Attorneys of Michigan Helps a Local Bar Manager Get Disability Benefits

September 15th, 2017

Michelle was managing a successful bar when she suffered a serious head injury resulting in daily migraines and memory loss. She had to stop receiving treatment because her insurance was cancelled. We fought to get Michelle the social security disability benefits she needed. If you are unable to work due to a physical or mental…

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Remembering 9/11

September 11th, 2017

As we begin our Monday morning, it is important to take a moment to remember this historic day that changed so many American lives. Today we remember all of the victims and families of victims from the September 11th attacks. Today there will be 9/11 Memorial services around the country to pay tribute to those we…

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What Factors Are Used When Deciding If I Am “Disabled”?

August 30th, 2017

Social Security looks at multiple factors when deciding if someone is disabled or not. These factors include your work history, medical records, medical violation rules and compares all of this to the disability guidebook which has a list of impairments defined as disabled. Who makes the final decision if you are disabled or not? The…

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Southwest Solutions is Completing 28 New Multi-Family Townhomes in Detroit for Veterans and Their Families

August 21st, 2017

Monsignor Clement Kern a pastor of Most Holy Trinity in southwest Detroit founded Southwest Solutions in 1970. He was known to many as the “conscience of Detroit” due to his passion and commitment to helping those in need throughout the community. Southwest Solutions main goal was to help the mentally ill live in the community…

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