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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Molecules of COVID-19

VA Responds To Covid-19 Crisis

Disability Law Group is dedicated to protecting the rights of veterans throughout Michigan, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. You should know that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced steps it is taking to help veterans navigate the pandemic.   “As all Americans come together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we want Veterans to be […]

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Paralyzed veteran in a wheelchair.

Stages of a VA Disability Claim

Applying for VA disability benefits should be simple for all veterans. However, the VA disability claim process can be difficult or overwhelming for some individuals. Understanding the states of a VA disability claim can be helpful. Also, seeking advice and guidance from experienced Michigan VA disability attorneys can be beneficial for many veterans. Veterans disability […]

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Veteran applying for disability back pay

Qualifying for VA Disability Back Pay

When you apply for VA disability benefits, the VA determines your date of disability. That date may be the date of injury or a later date, such as when you filed your ‘intent to file’ or complete application for disability benefits. In many cases, veterans approved for disability benefits are also entitled to VA disability […]

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