Case Spotlight – June 2022

Earlier this month, Disability Law Group secured benefits for a young man struggling to cope with his mental health conditions.  He had spent the better part of the last two years homeless and in and out of jobs that, due to his mental illness, he simply was not able to maintain.  Winning his disability case […]

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Understanding the Dangers of Forever Chemicals

What Are Forever Chemicals? PFAS, better known as “forever chemicals” are dangerous chemicals that stay in the environment and in your body forever. These chemicals were mainly used in a certain foam that was used to fight fires with on military installations around the country. Once spilled onto the ground, they contaminate the surface and […]

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June is PTSD Awareness Month!

June is PTSD Awareness Month and here at Disability Law Group, we are going to do everything we can to help spread awareness on this critical topic and help end the stigma surrounding treatment. What is PTSD? Let’s first dive into what PTSD is. PTSD is a mental health condition that is caused by exposure […]

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How to Obtain VA Medical Records

You can request your Veterans Administration (VA) medical records online. Also, the VA offers several ways to get help or get answers to your questions.  A Michigan VA Disability attorney can help you go after the disability benefits you deserve. Here is a quick overview of how to obtain VA medical records: How to Get […]

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Case Spotlight – May 2022

In May of 2021, attorney Randall Mansour spoke to a woman who was fighting for her Social Security benefits since 2005. She was currently receiving SSI benefits as of 2015, however there was numerous records that would later indicate that her conditions and impairments started at least 10 years prior. Originally, she had applied for […]

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Different Stages in the Disability Appeals Process

If your application for Social Security disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits got denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you might want to file an appeal. Since the vast majority of applications for disability benefits get denied the first time, most people who end up getting the benefits they deserve have to go through […]

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Case Spotlight – April 2022

In December 2021 Partner Mandy Kelly received a long overdue win for one of her clients. The Veteran came to Mandy Kelly in 2019 after tirelessly fighting the VA since 2011. When the Veteran reached out to Mandy Kelly he felt defeated after recently receiving a confusing BVA decision.  This decision from November 2018 granting […]

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Can a VA Disability Claim Be Garnished?

The short answer to the question of whether a person’s Veterans Administration (VA) disability benefits can be garnished is a qualification sometimes. When a veteran falls behind on paying child support or spousal support, the court or the state might issue an order to garnish the veteran’s VA benefits. Sometimes those benefits can get garnished, […]

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What You Should Know About the SSI Restoration Act

The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2021 (SSI Restoration Act) is an attempt to patch holes in the SSI program. The purpose of SSI is to provide a safety net so that people living in poverty do not become destitute. Current economic conditions make it harder than ever for people who rely on SSI […]

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