Detroit Disability Blog
Are You Eligible for COVID-19 Stimulus Checks if You Receive Disability? After the COVID-19 pandemic began hitting the United States in early 2020, shutting down businesses and causing great economic pain for millions, the federal government approved economic stimulus payments for Americans: $1,200 for each adult $500 for each child under 17 For individuals making
Imagine, after working your entire adult life, you develop lupus. You suffer chronic pain and fatigue. As the lupus becomes more difficult to control, your lupus begins to affect other organs of your body. Unable to continue working due to these symptoms, you wonder how you’re going to support your family. Now imagine the relief
Car wrecks are unexpected events that alter the course of your life. In the aftermath, you might want to call your insurance company and accept a quick settlement. But that may not be right for you. Your car wreck injuries might not heal quickly and you may face mounting bills if you are delayed returning
Once you’re hurt at work, you should call a lawyer who focuses workers’ compensation claims right away. First get any emergency medical care you need because of your injury on the job. But as soon as you can, talk to a workers’ compensation attorney. Even after you start receiving medical care for your workplace injury—even
You’re not working due to an injury or illness, and you’ve applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Jumping through the hoops and completing all the paperwork took more time than you expected. Now you’re in a waiting mode while the Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews your application. Without income from a regular job or
Whether you received long-term disability coverage as part of your employment benefits or purchased your own policy, you have the right to expect your policy to be honored if a disability keeps you from working. Unfortunately, the approval rates for disability claims are falling every year. If you are one of the growing percentage of Americans who weren’t approved, it isn’t the end of the road. LTD benefits denied or terminated by the insurance company are subject to appeal or legal action.
Just like any other insurer, it’s the job of Workers’ Compensation claim adjusters to avoid paying what injured people deserve. This means it’s usually in your best interest to hire a Workers’ Comp lawyer to secure a fair settlement. One of the main concerns you likely have, however, is the cost to hire a Workers’ Comp attorney. Understanding these costs is essential, but in most cases, you’ll find it much more affordable than anticipated.
After becoming the victim in a car wreck, you likely have many questions that need answers. One of the most common questions is whether you should accept a car wreck settlement from an insurance company. You probably have bills piling up, so taking a quick payment from an insurance adjuster might seem like the right answer. In many cases, though, this can do more harm than good.
Did you know that Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are easier to win if you’re over age 50? That’s right, the Social Security Administration (SSA) lowers its disability standard for applicants over the age of 50. If you need to file for Social Security disability and your age could be a factor, there are some