Filling out a claim for for social security disability

How to Expedite Your SS Disability Claim

The SS disability claim process is known for being a long and difficult process that can be overwhelming. Many people do not know that there is also a five-month waiting period from your disability onset date once disability benefits are approved. However, the wait can become even longer if the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies […]

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PTSD rating for veterans

How to Increase a PTSD Rating to 100%

Over the last few decades, additional attention has been given to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental health condition often arises because of trauma that people experience while in military combat. When PTSD affects a veteran’s ability to function normally and work, the veteran may qualify for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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DIC/COVID and Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the world, and it has affected many veterans who have honorably served their country. If a veteran has died of COVID-19 and suffered from service-connected mental health issues like PTSD or anxiety prior to their death, their surviving family members may be eligible for Dependency and […]

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Why You Need a VA Attorney to Get TDIU

If you are a disabled veteran and are unable to work due to service-connected disabilities, you may be eligible for Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits. However, obtaining TDIU benefits can be a challenging and complex process, and it is often in your best interest to work with a Veterans Affairs attorney to help you […]

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Nexus Letters for the VA

As a veteran, you have sacrificed so much for your country, and you deserve to receive the benefits that you have earned. Unfortunately, the process of obtaining service-connected benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be difficult and time-consuming. This is where Disability Law Group can help. Our team of experienced Michigan attorneys […]

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November Case Spotlight

Case Spotlight – March 2023

Partner Mandy Kelly wins service-connected disability claim for veteran suffering from Parkinson’s disease due to exposure at Fort Eustis Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. While the exact cause of Parkinson’s disease is still unknown, research has shown that exposure to certain chemicals, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), can […]

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Case Spotlight – February 2023

John Leverenz, a veteran, came to Disability Law Group with an August 2021 Rating Decision, wanting to appeal claims related to finger numbness which has been present since a deep cut to several fingers from concertina wire in 1980. When he first filed for this in 2004, he also filed for hearing loss due to […]

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Elderly woman with back pain seeks help from DLG SSD attorneys.

Case Spotlight – January 2023

Disability Law Group (DLG) recently received a decision approving benefits for a client from Harper Woods, Michigan, after she had waited more than five years with a different firm. Prior to coming to our firm, she had gone through multiple appeals, including a triple remand from the Appeals Council after the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) […]

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2022 year end recap. Happy new year 2023!

2022: A Year of Growth and Community Support

Without a doubt, 2022 was a standout year for Disability Law Group. We were able to achieve record highs and surpass our goals, thanks to the support of our community, the trust of our clients, and the dedication of our team. Our mission has always been improving lives, and we were able to help thousands […]

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Attorney Erika A. Riggs Receives AV Preeminent Recognition

Disability Law Group is proud to congratulate Attorney Erika A. Riggs for recently receiving the AV preeminent recognition by the attorney evaluator Martindale-Hubbell.  Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for their legal abilities and ethical standards for more than 130 years. They are the most trusted source for attorney evaluations. They use a Peer Review Rating […]

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