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Don’t Hesitate to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney From the Start

May 15th, 2017

Filing for Social Security Disability benefits can be complicated and time consuming. People often ask themselves, “Should I hire an experienced disability attorney?” It is never too early to have an experienced disability attorney help you navigate through the system. Those who have a qualified attorney handling their Social Security disability claim have a much…

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We’ve Launched Our New Website Focused on Helping The Disabled of Michigan

May 4th, 2017

Disability Attorneys of Michigan is proud to announce the launch of our new website which coincides with our expanding role as a leader in protecting the rights of the disabled. Our new website provides a clear message of who we are, what we stand for and where our value lies when fighting for the rights…

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know to Increase Your Chances for SSD Application Approval

April 28th, 2017

Do you suffer from an injury or illness that prevents you from working like you did before or this injury keeps you from adjusting to a new line of work? Are you worried about your eligibility of qualifying for Social Security Disability benefits? If so, chances are you are not alone. The Social Security Administration…

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Top 3 Ways Veterans and Social Security Disability Applicants Can Start the 2017 New Year in Michigan

April 10th, 2017

When a new year starts, we all make resolutions. We set goals and think of ways we can improve our health and our financial security. A year from now, we want to look back on 2017 with a feeling of satisfaction, knowing we did the best we could do. If you suffer from a disability,…

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TWO REASONS TO CELEBRATE PRESIDENTS’ DAY FOR MICHIGAN VETERANS

January 28th, 2017

The third Monday of February marks Presidents’ Day. It is a federal holiday and, in Michigan, a state holiday as well. Do you know why we celebrate Presidents’ Day? We suggest that you check out this interesting article by USA Today. As the article notes, the answer to that question is actually the subject of…

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Social Security Disability: The Ultimate Waiting Game

November 22nd, 2016

The process for Social Security Disability is not an easy one, and it certainly is not fast. At the initial application level there are very low approval rates, extremely over-worked Social Security employees, and incredible hardships faced by the claimants. All of this mixed together results in a frustrating experience for the person who is…

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What The Camp Lejuene Rule Change Means For Veterans

September 16th, 2016

An upcoming rule change from the Department of Veterans Affairs is a major step in the right direction for thousands of our veterans. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina was found to have had a water contamination between 1953 and 1987. This has led to many veterans suffering from debilitating diseases. The…

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Could a ‘Compassionate Allowance’ Help You Get SSD Benefits Sooner?

June 3rd, 2016

If you have a disability that prevents you from working, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits may provide the lifeline you need to help pay your bills. Unfortunately, the process of applying for and being approved for SSD often means a lengthy wait time that could delay receiving the help you need for months or even years. The…

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Should SSD Recipients with Mental Illness Lose Their Guns?

May 20th, 2016

In light of increasing reports of gun violence, the right to own a gun and the requirements for carrying a lethal weapon have been fiercely debated throughout the nation. Proponents for stricter gun licensing often advocate taking steps to prevent those with a history of mental illness from obtaining a weapon as one of the…

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How to Increase Your Chance of Being Approved for SSD

October 27th, 2015

The application and appeal process for Social Security Disability benefits in Michigan can be both complex and lengthy, making the experience especially overwhelming when going through the steps alone. However, there are many factors to keep in mind that could increase your chances of being approved, even at the initial application stage. At the very least, these factors could…

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