4 Popular Questions About Michigan Social Security Disability Claims

Filing for Social Security disability can be complicated as it is, and getting approved for benefits even more so. You’re going to need all the help you can get from a Michigan Social Security disability attorney to receive the benefits you deserve, so it helps to partner with the best one you can find. Of course, it … Continue reading 4 Popular Questions About Michigan Social Security Disability Claims

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Michigan Social Security Disability: Meeting or Equaling a Listing

The Social Security Agency (SSA) acknowledges that certain medical conditions have the power to incapacitate and debilitate a suffering individual. The SSA compiled a list of these conditions in the Listing of Impairments–known also as the SSA Blue Book–wherein an individual automatically becomes eligible for disability benefits once he or she qualifies. These conditions include: Amputated leg … Continue reading Michigan Social Security Disability: Meeting or Equaling a Listing

Michigan Social Security Disability Attorneys Discuss Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a common symptom of any debilitating injury. As such, it’s not unusual for individuals applying for Social Security disability benefits to have chronic pain problems. Plenty of medical conditions can cause such symptoms, from diseases such as diabetes and interstitial pneumonia to physical injuries such as an amputated arm. Unfortunately, not all causes of … Continue reading Michigan Social Security Disability Attorneys Discuss Chronic Pain

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

How to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim in Michigan

  Only about one-third of Social Security (SS) disability claims get approved at the initial stage. If you get denied, take heart—you can still appeal. You have options that let you continue to seek the benefits that can be the lifeline that helps you meet your monthly financial obligations. Should I appeal or apply again? … Continue reading How to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim in Michigan