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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?

    Working for yourself has several advantages, but it can be tricky to ensure your benefits when you don’t have the protection of an employer. As a self-employed individual, you might be concerned about ...

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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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  • Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview
    Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview

    In order to better understand which vehicles are represented here, the following are included when referring to motorcycles: Two- or three-wheeled motorcycles Off-road motorcycles Mopeds Scooters ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?

    Michigan’s overhaul of their no-fault system is taking effect July 1, impacting all local drivers and their insurance policies. One of the many areas of insurance that will be affected is the ...

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  • Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Starting in July, all Michigan drivers will be affected by a new auto insurance reform law, which will bring about a number of new changes. Because drivers will no longer be required to have unlimited ...

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  • Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Michigan’s new no-fault law, which will go into effect starting July 1, will affect all motorists, including motorcyclists. However, many motorcyclists are concerned that the law will pose new ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?

    While Michigan’s new auto insurance law, which will officially be enacted on July 1, impacts all drivers when it comes to insurance policies, pedestrians will be affected, too. Under Michigan’s ...

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  • Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?
    Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?

    Though Michigan’s new auto insurance law will affect all car drivers and their insurance policies starting July 1, it will also play a role in the lives of bicyclists who are injured in accidents. ...

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  • What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    On July 1, 2020, Michigan’s new no-fault auto insurance reform law is going into effect, granting motorists new coverage options. Our Detroit car accident attorneys explain what you need to know about ...

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  • Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    On July 2, 2020, Michigan’s new auto insurance law will go into effect, resulting in a number of significant changes for motorists in the state. But what if you’re visiting Michigan as an out-of-state ...

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  • Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?
    Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?

    On July 1, 2020, a new state law will come into effect that changes how motorists are able to receive coverage for no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance. Whereas prior to July 1 PIP ...

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  • New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours
    New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours

    On July 1, 2020, a new law will go into effect that allows drivers in Michigan to choose their own no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance plan, which was previously fixed. While many ...

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