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Blog Posts in Social Security Disability

Posts in Social Security Disability
  • What Does “Substantial Gainful Activity” Mean in a Social Security Disability Case?
    What Does “Substantial Gainful Activity” Mean in a Social Security Disability Case?

    The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits program was created for the purpose of supplying people with disabilities — whether temporary or permanent — with a source of income while they ...

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  • Can I Get Disability Insurance If I'm Self-Employed?
    Can I Get Disability Insurance If I'm Self-Employed?

    In most cases, as long as you are paying your taxes, you have SSDI coverage according to the Social Security Administration. It may, however, not be simple to collect. Working for yourself has several ...

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  • Am I Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?
    Am I Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    The Social Security Disability program is designed to help individuals and families who are dealing with the challenges of a serious injury or illness. Unfortunately, applying for Social Security ...

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  • Can Marriage Affect My SSDI Eligibility?
    Can Marriage Affect My SSDI Eligibility?

    If you are considering marriage, there are several things you need to consider. Marriage, or remarriage, could influence your ability to continue receiving Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) ...

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  • Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicaid?
    Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicaid?

    While Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) recipients can get Medicare coverage, they are not able to receive Medicaid coverage. Only people with Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are ...

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  • Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicare?
    Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicare?

    If you are receiving SSDI payments, can you still get Medicare benefits? The answer is yes. However, there is a waiting period involved that may hinder your ability to obtain Medicare payments right ...

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  • What Are My Disability Rights?
    What Are My Disability Rights?

    When a disability or mental impairment prevents you from working and earning a living wage, you might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a social program that provides ...

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  • How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits?
    How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits?

    Social Security Disability Insurance ( SSDI ) is the social safety net that can make the difference for individuals who are unable to engage in substantial gain activity and earn an income due to a ...

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  • How Do I Appeal My SSDI?
    How Do I Appeal My SSDI?

    Those who go through the process of applying for Social Security or SSI disability often get denied on their first try. Taking the time to appeal, however, greatly increases one’s chances of receiving ...

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  • Medicare vs. Medicaid: What's the Difference When it Comes to Social Security Disability?
    Medicare vs. Medicaid: What's the Difference When it Comes to Social Security Disability?

    When a disability leads you to apply for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental security Income (SSI), you will have the opportunity to receive monthly benefits if approved. In ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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