Soldier with PTSD talking with attorney

Disability Law Group: June Case Spotlight

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month, intended to help raise public awareness and knowledge on important issues related to PTSD, and to reduce the stigma associated with PTSD. Unfortunately, most people who suffer from PTSD do not receive the help that they need. We are doing our part to help promote resources and […]

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Soldier with PTSD.

June Is PTSD Awareness Month

June is National PTSD Awareness Month, and we feel it is critical to help raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and promote resources to help those suffering from this condition.  Many people suffer lasting trauma from horrific events, such as observing or being a victim of violence, serving in combat or during wartime, or […]

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Man getting his 3rd degree burn treated.

Disability Law Group: May Case Spotlight

In March of 2019, a terrible incident occurred in Detroit, Michigan, where an individual sustained severe 3rd degree burns to both of his arms from grease. He was immediately hospitalized for three weeks, undergoing split thickness skin grafting to his left arm and xenograft to his right arm.  Unfortunately, following the operations, he was in […]

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Veteran with prosthetic leg, waiting to discuss his disability appeal

Appeals to the Board of Veterans

If you filed a claim for benefits with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and you are not happy with the decision, you can file an appeal to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The process you will use will depend on whether you are filing a new appeal, or if you are in the […]

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Military firefighters with possible expsosure to PFAS chemicals.

Health Conditions that May Be Associated with PFAS Exposure

Service members understand that exposure to certain dangerous conditions and hazards are a part of their job. They understand that they may serve overseas or in areas that could pose a significant risk to their health and wellbeing. However, few men and women serving in the military expect exposure to hazards at the military base […]

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Unemployment & Social Security Disability Benefits

Unemployed & unable to work? Social Security Disability benefits are available for people who have a medical condition that keeps you from substantially working. Check out our video below to learn about what is considered to qualify for disability benefits, and how Unemployment factors in. Call us today to speak free grammar checker with an […]

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Erika Riggs Inducted into Marquis Who’s Who of American Women

TROY, MI, May 06, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor Erika Riggs as a Woman of Influence. An accomplished listee, Mrs. Riggs celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued […]

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Disability Law Group: April Case Spotlight

In the summer of 2019, attorney Erika Riggs met with a family in her office in Troy, Michigan, who had called her for a free consultation. They explained that they were all going through what had been the most difficult time in their life. Having suffered significant loss of their father, and tragic injuries from a […]

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