Michigan Social Security Disability: The Importance of Your ADL Form

When applying for Social Security benefits for a disability in Michigan, you will be asked to fill out an ADL or ‘activities of daily living’ form. Basically, ADL consists of activities that you perform on a regular daily basis. These include everything you would normally do in a single day, such as bathing, brushing, grooming, … Continue reading Michigan Social Security Disability: The Importance of Your ADL Form

Michigan Social Security Disability Attorneys—Appealing a Denied Claim

Denied Social Security disability claims are not uncommon. In fact, a large percentage of disability claims are denied on the first try, with reasons ranging from incomplete claim forms, lack of medical evidence, and failure to comply with the requirements of a consultative exam, among other things. You may choose to accept the SSA’s rejection, … Continue reading Michigan Social Security Disability Attorneys—Appealing a Denied Claim

Michigan Social Security Disability: Difference Between SSDI and SSI

The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages two federal benefit programs that provide monetary assistance to those who have permanent or extended disabilities that prevent them from being able to work. These two benefit programs are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Many first-time disability applicants are not aware of the difference … Continue reading Michigan Social Security Disability: Difference Between SSDI and SSI

Several Reasons Social Security Disability Claims Get Denied the First Time

When people get injured or have a severe medical or mental condition and they contemplate applying for social security disability, they generally think about reasons why they deserve such benefits. However, you may be better served thinking about why you might get declined in the interest of saving time and energy. Disability Is Not Severe … Continue reading Several Reasons Social Security Disability Claims Get Denied the First Time

Obtaining Social Security Disability: How You can Improve Your Odds

If you’re injured and can’t go back to work, there’s a glimmer of hope with social security disability benefits. Unfortunately, most people get denied the first time they apply. It happens to roughly 65% of all initial disability claims. Fortunately, there are ways you can improve your odds of getting accepted, even if it’s your … Continue reading Obtaining Social Security Disability: How You can Improve Your Odds

Everything You Need to Discuss When Talking to Social Security Disability Attorneys

When you’re disabled, not being able to earn a living takes a toll on your finances as well as your emotional state. That’s why social security disability exists: to give you the opportunity to maintain a normal life and pay for the essentials. Know what this process entails so you can clear up any confusion. … Continue reading Everything You Need to Discuss When Talking to Social Security Disability Attorneys

Social Security Disability Hearings and Vocational Expert Testimonies

The determination of whether an individual is eligible for social security disability benefits may require thorough deliberation through hearings, especially in appeals cases. Since the court of law decides that a fact is only a fact when proved beyond reasonable doubt, there are instances when a vocational expert also known as an “expert witness” is … Continue reading Social Security Disability Hearings and Vocational Expert Testimonies