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Michigan Super Lawyer

Josh Ben was named as a Michigan Super Lawyer for the second time. Read More
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Social Security Disability Victory

The client was 18 years old. She was diagnosed with Polio when she was younger. She suffered from atrophy of her left leg and posterior ankle contracture. The judge found her medical problmes to cause her significant limitations in her ability to per… Read More
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Long-Term Disability: 4 tips before you apply for LTD Benefits

Four tips that you should remember in the long term disability claims application process: a. Always remind your physician that you are applying for long term disability benefits and that they should provide the long term disability carrier with a co… Read More
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Social Security Disability and Lupus

The other day I had a Social Security Disability hearing for a client who suffers from lupus. It is also called or systemic lupus erythmatosus. Lupus is a chronic disorder that involves exacerbations and remissions and involves multiple body systems.… Read More
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Social Security Disability Question - How Much Will I Get Paid?

Often after winning a case or even while a case is pending, a client will ask how much will I get paid monthly from the social security administration? The dollar amount Social Security Disability or SSi benefits an individual will get depends on how… Read More
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Long-Term Disability Appeal

Today, I received notice that my client’s long-term disability benefits have been reinstated after our office filed an appeal on her behalf. Our client was working for Western Michigan University when she became disabled. The client had been re… Read More
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What Happens when Social Security Disability Claimant Dies While Case is Pending?

From start to finish, Social Security Disability claims can take from one to two years in Michigan. Unfortunately, during this time it is possible for a claimant to pass away while his/her case is pending. This has happened twice in the past few mont… Read More
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Social Security Disability - Favorable Decision

Today I received a favorable decision from ALJ Roshak in an SSI case. The Client had heart problems, depression and history of stroke. The ALJ determined the Client could not work based on her age, education and medical conditions. Her doctors were v… Read More
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Social Security Disability - Favorable Decision

Today I received a favorable decision on an SSI case. The Client was suffering from hypertension, diabetes, raynaud’s disease and osteoarthritis. He had tingling in his fingers and toes. Judge Hall-Keith determined that the Client was not able… Read More
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Favorable Decision in Social Security Disability Case

Today, I received a favorable decision from ALJ Blum on an SSI case. The Client had minimal education. She was diagnosed with adjustment disorder. She had severe back pain which was caused by disc herniations. She had tried steriod injections and ph… Read More
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