Disability Law Group seeks to hire a Receptionist to work in the firm’s Troy location. This role requires handling a high volume of callers while navigating a multi-line phone system with great attention to detail. Additional duties involved with this position include tracking of Social Security claims. Compassion in every communication is of utmost importance. […]

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March Case Spotlight

In July 2019, attorney Randall Mansour received a phone call from a woman who had been battling serious health problems, including chronic low back pain, diabetes, depression, anxiety, and autism. Recognizing significant health issues, she tried to continue working as a teacher but ultimately was laid-off as her employer was unable to continue providing accommodations […]

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February Case Spotlight

In November of 2019, attorney Erika Riggs was contacted by a woman from Harrison Township, Michigan, who had been referred to her from another attorney after receiving a letter from Social Security that her son’s disability benefits was reviewed and would soon end. Social Security decided to review her son’s disability case even though he […]

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Disability Law Group: January Case Spotlight

Attorney Mandy Kelly was contacted by a female veteran suffering from severe PTSD, chronic pain, and significant breathing issues which, unfortunately, rendered her unable to work. She filed for service-connected disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, but, like most veterans, she was denied.  Prior to entering the service, she was a smart, healthy […]

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Disability Law Group: 2020 Holiday Giving Program

Looking back at the trying times and challenges brought on by COVID-19 in 2020, we know that every ounce of support from the community matters.  In Michigan, we have seen growing numbers of those who have suffered and lives lost, from this terrible virus. Our law firm, Disability Law Group, remains committed to our mission […]

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Service-Connected Disability Benefits for Veterans with PTSD

What is PTSD? According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly known as PTSD, is a mental health condition that occurs after an individual experiences or witnesses a traumatic event.  People living with PTSD may include victims of natural disasters, car accidents, sexual assault, and wartime or combat.  What are […]

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Applying for Disability Benefits with COPD

The CDC estimates that nearly 16 million Americans are affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), an inflammatory lung disease-causing restricted airflow and difficulty breathing. COPD sufferers are often plagued with severe shortness of breath, respiratory infections, and chronic fatigue, rendering them unable to engage in any substantive physical activity or income-producing work.  If COPD […]

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How Does Marriage Affect Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability refers to two different programs, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Marriage affects these programs in different ways. SSDI and SSI each have different rules for eligibility and calculation of benefits. A Michigan Social Security Disability attorney can explain the two programs and advise you about your eligibility. […]

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Intake Specialist

Disability Law Group is now hiring for a full-time intake specialist. This position involves handling a high volume of phone calls, and requires compassion in every communication as well as strong attention to detail. General office work includes gathering information from prospective clients to determine the status of Social Security disability claims while ensuring proper […]

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Disability Law Group: November Case Spotlight

In October 2019, attorney Randall Mansour received a phone call from a woman who had been battling serious health problems, including severe migraines, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, deep vein thrombosis, and hypertension. She had also recently began to experience depression due to her worsening health and inability to work or function like she used to. […]

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