Legal Blog

The third Monday of February marks Presidents’ Day. It is a federal holiday and, in Michigan, a state holiday as well. Do you know why we celebrate Presidents’ Day? We suggest that you check out this interesting article by USA Today. As the article notes, the answer to that question"..."

When a new year starts, we all make resolutions. We set goals and think of ways we can improve our health and our financial security. A year from now, we want to look back on 2017 with a feeling of satisfaction, knowing we did the best we could do. If"..."

SEE OUR INFOGRAPHIC GUIDE Do you suffer from an injury or illness that prevents you from working like you did before or keeps you from adjusting to a new line of work? If so, you are not alone. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that: Fortunately, you may be eligible"..."

The process for Social Security Disability is not an easy one, and it certainly is not fast. At the initial application level there are very low approval rates, extremely over-worked Social Security employees, and incredible hardships faced by the claimants. All of this mixed together results in a frustrating experience"..."

An upcoming rule change from the Department of Veterans Affairs is a major step in the right direction for thousands of our veterans. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina was found to have had a water contamination between 1953 and 1987. This has led to many veterans"..."

As we near the end of summer, we can’t help but reminisce about the client successes and growth we have achieved this year so far. Every day, we, at Disability Attorneys of Michigan, strive to hold our firm to a higher level of service and commitment to our clients and"..."

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In light of increasing reports of gun violence, the right to own a gun and the requirements for carrying a lethal weapon have been fiercely debated throughout the nation. Proponents for stricter gun licensing often advocate taking steps to prevent those with a history of mental illness from obtaining a"..."

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If you have a disability that prevents you from working, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits may provide the lifeline you need to help pay your bills. Unfortunately, the process of applying for and being approved for SSD often means a lengthy wait time that could delay receiving the help you"..."

When you work with the Disability Attorneys of Michigan, you get personalized service from your individual attorney and his or her team.

The application and appeal process for Social Security Disability benefits in Michigan can be both complex and lengthy, making the experience especially overwhelming when going through the steps alone. However, there are many factors to keep in mind that could increase your chances of being approved, even at the initial"..."

When you work with the Disability Attorneys of Michigan, you get personalized service from your individual attorney and his or her team.

In Detroit, veterans of the U.S. military face many challenges each day. From acclimating to civilian life after lengthy deployments to applying for and receiving disability benefits, navigating the world of veterans’ assistance programs can be complicated. What are some of the most significant challenges facing veterans in Detroit today?"..."