Michigan Social Security Disability Attorney

What Not to Do When Applying for Social Security Disability

Middle-aged woman looking concerned at computer April 9th, 2019

Are you thinking of applying for Social Security Disability (SSD)? Before you do, check out our list of 5 important things to avoid on the road to receiving benefits. 1) Don’t Send Incomplete or Inaccurate Forms To apply for Social Security Disability, you will need to complete a number of forms, and ensure that the…

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Why You Need an Experienced SSD Lawyer on Your Side

Lawyer working in office March 22nd, 2019

Approximately 50 million Americans live with disabilities. Unfortunately, disabilities can cause physical, emotional and financial strains that are too much to handle alone. One of the most challenging aspects is that those who were once able to work and earn a livelihood find the pain to be too much, and can no longer complete the…

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Proposed Social Monitoring Initiative to Reduce Social Security Disability Fraud

woman on computer on social media March 13th, 2019

A proposal to enable the Social Security Administration to monitor Social Security Disability (SSD) applicant and recipient social media accounts is in the works. The goal of the proposal would be to reduce fraudulent disability claims. There is opposition to this, as some advocacy groups believe that monitoring social media profiles is not a clear…

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Lives in the Balance: Doctors Paid for Quantity of SSD Case Reviews, Not Quality

Doctor reviewing documents January 8th, 2019

An investigation recently uncovered highly disturbing findings that doctors in Tennessee were paid for the quantity of federal disability program applications they reviewed, a system that creates a blatant disregard for proper procedure and attentiveness, and instead rewards efficiency motivated by greed. These doctors would hastily review disability cases, denying a majority of likely viable…

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SSA Budget Cuts: Thousands of SSD Applicants Died While Waiting for Hearings

Middle aged woman sitting on bed, looking upset December 12th, 2018

Congressional budget cuts to the Social Security Administration (SSA) over the course of the past eight years have forced the SSA to reduce staff, leading to long wait times and delays in resolving benefit issues. The impacts of the budget cuts are felt sharply by disabled and retired Americans who depend on these benefits to…

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Utah Man Denied Social Security Disability Insurance in Dispute

Middle-aged man looking upset September 25th, 2018

A former welder from Tremonton, Utah who has applied repeatedly for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has sought the assistance of local investigative television journalists after receiving multiple letters denying his claim. A detailed article on what the news crew found is available here. A History of Medical Problems Randy Thompson  said he first…

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