202010.09
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The Basics of Personal Injury Law

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If you’ve been injured and believe you may have a personal injury case, it’s important to move quickly to obtain legal representation. Your attorney will want to get started preparing a thorough investigation of your injury as quickly as possible. An experienced personal injury attorney will know which laws apply, and what compensation you’re entitled…

202009.02
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What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

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Vocational rehabilitation is a free federal program to help those collecting disability to find employment that properly accommodates their needs. This process varies by state, but is generally best suited for individuals nearing recovery and looking to reenter the workforce. If you receive social security benefits, you may be wondering whether or not vocational rehabilitation…

202007.14
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At What Age Should You Begin Estate Planning?

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One of the pitfalls of estate planning is that many people believe it does not apply to them. Many say they “are not old enough” or “don’t have enough money.” However, estate planning is something that should be discussed at every stage of life. An estate plan is like wearing a seatbelt. It gives the…

202005.26
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2020 Update to SSDI and SSI Applications

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For those in the process of applying for social security disability or supplemental security income, a new update may impact ESL or English as Second Language applicants. Starting April 27, 2020 the Social Security Administration has ruled that the inability to communicate in English is no longer a factor in awarding benefits. What Does This…

202004.06
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An Update on the COVID-19 Situation

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If you are considering or in the process of applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may want to know how recent matters will affect your case. Understand how Michigan’s Stay Home, Stay Safe Order will affect your legal case. Current SSA Appointments Social Security public offices are currently closed…

202003.18
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Legal Actions Against Aggressive Dogs

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Perhaps you are not too sure about your neighbor’s new dog, or have noticed aggressive behavior in someone’s backyard while walking around the block. Either way, dog bites are a very serious matter. If you believe a neighborhood dog is at risk of biting others, learn what steps you can take to protect yourself and…

202003.02
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What Happens After Your Social Security Claim is Approved?

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If your claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) has been approved – congratulations! You have completed the long and arduous process of filing your claim. Now that the hardest part is over, what do you need to know? Learn how to manage your benefits and handle the next steps in the process. Collecting BenefitsAfter your…

202002.05
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Cancer and SSDI Benefits

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Many of those with cancer may not consider themselves disabled. However, the fact of the matter is that many diagnoses and radiation treatments prevent you from working. Additionally, the cost of treatment can be overwhelming to handle on your own. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, does it make sense to try and claim…

201912.27
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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Your Child

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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the type of social security disability for those with little or no income and assets who are disabled, blind or over 65. If you do not have enough work hours to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI), this is an ideal method to help support yourself. Often, this is also…

201912.27
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Social Security Scams: What You Need to Know While Applying

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When applying for social security benefits, you may become vulnerable to online or phone scams trying to steal your personal information or benefits. Ladas & Hoopes wants to keep you informed and help protect against any threats to your information. While applying for SSD, you should never give any personal information to anyone over the…