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ERISA Attorney on LTD Policy and Taxes

Clients who I represent in ERISA cases who are able to win their benefits often ask if taxes will be taken out. It depends on who was paying the premiums. If you pay your own premiums, the benefit will not be taxable if it is ever paid out. If your e… Read More
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Why apply for Social Security Disability while receving LTD benefits

Getting Social Security Disability May Protect Your Continued Receipt of LTD Benefits Almost all ERISA long term disability plans will offset (decrease) your LTD benefit by any amount you receive from Social Security for your disability. If you win y… Read More
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Social Security Disability Benefits and Compassionate Allowances

Social Security has an obligation to provide benefits quickly to applicants whose medical conditions are so serious that their conditions obviously meet disability standards. Compassionate allowances are a way of quickly identifying diseases and othe… Read More
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Favorable SSI Decision

Today Bingham Farms, MI Social Security attorney Josh Ben received a favorable decision on a SSI case from ALJ Freedman from the Oak Park ODAR office. The Client was suffering from degenerative osteoarthritis of the thoracic spine, arthritis in her… Read More
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Social Security Disability - Decision in Favor of Client

Today Michigan Social Security Disability attorney Josh Ben received a favorable disability decision today from ALJ Withum. The Client suffered fro arthritic knee pain and depression. She was unable to walk long distances, squat, kneel or bend becuas… Read More
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Favorable SSI Appeal

I received a favorable decision today in a SSI appeal. The client was 49 years old. She has Asthma, Arthritis, Depression and pain in her legs. She was limited in sitting and standing for periods of 10 minutes or less. The Client’s depression w… Read More
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Social Security Disability

I received a favorable decision today from the SSA. My client was a child who suffers from hip dysplasia that resulted in her inability to ambulate properly. She had difficulty with physical activities because of her disability. Read More
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Social Security Disability - Client Granted Benefits

Today I received a favorable decision from ALJ Wurm on my client’s claim for Social Security Disability benefits. Judge Wurm was sitting in San Antonio, Texas when we did this video hearing. My Client had been diagnosed with lumbar degenerative… Read More
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Social Security Disability - Client with Depresion

Today I received a favorable decision on a Client who suffered from severe depression. She also suffered from obessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety. The  key to winning this case was the Client continued to treat with her therapist and psy… Read More
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ERISA Lawyer on Surveillance

A lot of people call and say – what am I supposed to do, sit home all day? I can’t live a life, I can’t do any activities because they will put me on video. Can I go to the gym, can I go grocery shopping? And there is a quote here from a recent… Read More
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