Disability Law Group: Case Spotlight

In January 2015, Attorney Randall Mansour’s client filed her claim for Social Security Disability benefits, seeking retroactive payments back to February 2013, when she was no longer able to work. She is a veteran who served in the Army for six years. Following discharge, she worked to help other veterans as a peer support specialist […]

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The Disability Law Group explains how to qualify for secondary service connection for PTSD.

What Is Secondary Service Connection for PTSD?

If you suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), research and studies have shown that it’s likely that you also suffer from secondary conditions. In other words, those with PTSD have a tendency to develop other impairments as a result of, or aggravated by, their PTSD related symptoms. For example, as explained below, people with PTSD […]

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Disability Law Group is Hiring a Paralegal

Our paralegals provide support to members of our firm’s Veteran’s Disability and Social Security Disability practice. Disability Law Group represents disabled individuals at varying stages of the application and appeals process before the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration. Paralegals work alongside the Attorneys and Case Managers to provide support and complete […]

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Attorney Mandy Kelly

Disability Law Group: Case Spotlight

Attorney Mandy Kelly recently received a decision from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) granting service-connected VA disability benefits to her client – a decision long overdue for the veteran. This decision awarded the client future monthly benefits in addition to an award of more than 30 years of back-pay benefits dating all the way […]

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The Disability Law Group discusses whether or not arthritis qualifies patients for social security disability benefits.

Does My Arthritis Qualify Me for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security disability benefits are available for individuals who are unable to work due to a qualifying medical condition. Given the fact that arthritis can be severe enough to impair a person’s ability to maintain employment, people often wonder whether this condition entitles them to benefits. Whether or not arthritis entitles one to Social Security […]

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Attorney Erika Riggs

Disability Law Group: Case Spotlight

During her hearing on May 9, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan, before a federally-appointed Social Security Administrative Law Judge, our client walked in prepared and confident – not because she had been through the process before in 2016 but in spite of that. This time around, she walked in to court alongside her attorney, Erika Riggs, […]

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Tips for a Successful Social Security Disability Claim

Whether you’re applying for Social Security disability benefits for the first time or appealing a denial, there are steps you can take to increase your chances of success. The first thing you should do before initiating either process, however, is seek the guidance of an experienced Michigan disability law attorney. With a disability law attorney […]

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Am I eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Life can be tough for people who are unable to earn a living due to a disability. Fortunately for many, there are programs in place at both the state and federal level designed to help people with disabilities to get by financially with the help of monetary benefits and insurance. In fact, disabled individuals who […]

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The Disability Law Group discusses the difference between VA benefits and social security disability benefits.

VA and Social Security Disability—What’s the Difference?

Veterans Administration (VA) disability compensation is a tax-free benefit available to veterans who incurred a disability while serving, or related to their service, in the military, such as a physical injury, chronic illness, or mental health condition. Social Security disability benefits, on the other hand, are available to disabled individuals who aren’t able to competitively […]

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