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What to Expect at Your SSD/SSI Appeals Hearing in Michigan

If your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) got denied, you have a right to appeal that decision. There are four levels of appeal that we specialize in here at Disability Law Group:  Request a reconsideration of the decision  Have a hearing in front of an administrative law judge […]

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Disability Law Group: July Case Spotlight

July is Mental Health Month, intended to help raise public awareness and knowledge on important issues related to mental health and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment. Unfortunately, most people who suffer from mental health conditions do not receive the help that they need. We are doing our part to […]

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Parkinson’s Disease and Social Security Disability Benefits

Approximately one million people in the United States are affected by Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a medical disorder that is characterized by symptoms like stiffness, tremors, impaired movement, and instability. Parkinson’s disease is part of a group of neurological disorders known as Parkinsonian syndrome. If you suffer from Parkinson’s disease, you may be entitled […]

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An Overview of Social Security Disability Benefits for Michigan Residents

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits to people who are unable to work due to disability. And although many people need Social Security disability benefits to survive, the process for obtaining these benefits can be confusing and difficult. Due to the complexity of the process, it is advisable that anyone seeking Social Security disability […]

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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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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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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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