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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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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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