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…

201910.28
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Understanding Spousal Security Disability Benefits

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You may be eligible for SSDI, but what about your family? Could your spouse, or even an ex-spouse, receive partial benefits? Depending on your situation, your husband or wife may be eligible. See the qualifications for SSDI spousal benefits and learn how much they can collect. QualificationsIf you have been married for over a year…

201908.29
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Social Security Disability vs. Supplemental Security Income

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If you are thinking of applying for Social Security Disability, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Social Security Income (SSI) are two of the most common programs for which to apply. The main difference between these two is that SSDI is for injured workers, while SSI is for low-income individuals who haven’t worked long enough…

201905.20
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What information do you need to apply for SSD?

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The process of applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be complicated. That being said, you can make it easier on yourself by having all of your correct information gathered and organized. After you’ve decided to apply, your first step should be getting all this necessary information together as to avoid any unnecessary headaches….