social security disability lawyers

Oregon Couple Claims SSA Seeks Repayment of Benefits

Disabled man stressed out after SSD benefits were denied. August 24th, 2018

An older Oregon couple—he with a degenerative muscle disease and she with a rare form of cancer—claim they are now entangled in a battle with the Social Security Administration (SSA) as they battle for their lives. A detailed article on the couple’s claims is available here. Last year, the SSA sent the couple a letter…

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What Kind of Evidence Will Be Used to Evaluate and Decide My Disability Benefits Claim?

August 8th, 2017

Applying for social security disability benefits is a complex process that requires multiple forms of evidence to prove you are disabled, and the severity of your disability. The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a five-step process in order to determine whether or not you are disabled. By evaluating ones symptoms, whether or not one can…

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How Does Social Security Determine If I Am Disabled?

July 28th, 2017

In order to meet the Social Security Administrations (SSA) definition of disabled you must not be able to engage in any substantial gainful activity (work) due to a medically-determined physical or mental impairments, that can result in death or has lasted or is expected to last for a period of 12 months or longer. How…

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Disability Attorneys of Michigan Help Local Fork-Lift Operator Get The Disability Benefits He Needed

July 6th, 2017

John worked as a forklift operator for many years until he got sick and needed heart surgery. He was unable to work for over a year and had mounting medical bills. John applied for social security disability benefits on his own, but was denied twice. He was very discouraged, and didn’t know what he was…

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Disability Attorneys of Michigan Attend Annual National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives Conference in Washington DC!

June 9th, 2017

This week attorneys Adam Banton and Patrick Cahill are attending a Social Security disability conference hosted by the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. The conference addresses a wide variety of topics, including discussions on recent regulatory changes concerning the Social Security Administration. One such change mandates that for all Social Security disability hearings…

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