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We Can Help You File Your Initial Application

If you are disabled and think you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, your first question may be, “how do I begin the application process?” The process begins with educating yourself on the eligibility requirements. There are… Read More
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Hepatitis C and Social Security Law

The Center for Disease Control Estimates that 3.9 million (1.8%) Americans are infected with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), and of those infected, 2.7 million are chronically infected. Hepatitis C is a blood borne illness that causes liver disease and… Read More
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Epilepsy and Seizures and Social Security Law

If you suffer from Epilepsy or any Seizure Disorder, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. In order to be granted Social Security Disability or SSI benefits, the epilepsy must be affecting the claimant to the point that he or sh… Read More
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Narcolepsy Sleep Disorder and Social Security Disability

Our office today received a favorable opinion for a client from the Social Security Administration. The client suffered from narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apena and restless leg syndrome. Having the client obtain records from his doctors and the slee… Read More
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Social Security Disability Calculators

You can use this calculator from the Social Security Administration to give you a general idea of what you may receive if you are successful in collecting SSD benefits. http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/quickcalc/index.html This calculator is a little more tim… Read More
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How Long Does it Take to Have a Social Security Disability Appeal Heard?

In Michigan it can take over two years to have your Social Security Disability appeal heard. SSDC’s easy-to-use Hearing Times by State finder will quickly tell you how many days on average you will have to wait to get a disability benefits hearing… Read More
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Tips for Applying for Social Security Benefits

1. When applying for SSD or SSI benefits, list ALL of your medical conditions, not just the one that effects you the most. The Social Security Administration will look at all of your conditions together and how they affect you. A medical condition yo… Read More
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Social Security Disability and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is now a recognized medically determinable impairment by the Social Security Administration. For this reason, the Fibromyaldia claimant who has been denied should not give up on their case. Fibromyalgia is a pain disorder that has gained… Read More
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Applying for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits requires extensive information about you, your injury or illness, your medical records, and your work history. The more accurate and specific you can be in your application, the greater the chance your… Read More
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Social Security Disability and Age

If you are applying for Social Security Disability benefits, you are over 50 and can no longer work, then SSA must take your age into consideration. If you are over 50 years old and are limited to unskilled sedentary work, Social Security will presum… Read More
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