You may be familiar with Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), or the federal social security disability benefits program that offers disability income for disabled and injured workers. But what is Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and who is it for?
If you become disabled, you may require funding from multiple sources to cover your medical treatment, long-term care and life expenses. These funds can include settlements from your Michigan employer, workers' compensation benefits, Social Security disability or numerous other sources. But you are likely quite aware that certain income sources, such as part-time jobs, can affect the amount you are granted under Social Security disability. So just how do certain payment sources affect your benefits?
Identity theft is a very common fear, but can be even more prevalent among those on Social Security disability. Unscrupulous persons may attempt to defraud you of your disability benefits by stealing your identity and data, including the data needed to access your benefits payouts. Even if they do not steal your identity, they may attempt to solicit payments under fraudulent pretenses. While your first instinct in the case of social security fraud may be to contact the local police or Michigan Office of the Attorney General, you have other, better options. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC understand the distress you are facing, and are here to help.
When you already struggle with mental health issues impacting your daily quality of life and capacity to function, it can be exhausting to think of dealing with the red tape and hassles involved with obtaining Social Security disability. Mental health issues can often be far more difficult to prove against requirements for disability, yet when disability benefits are essential to your capacity to survive it can help to know exactly how the federal government measures criteria for mental health related Social Security benefits. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand the frustration inherent in pursuing the benefits you deserve.
One of the biggest concerns when you receive Social Security disability benefits is how your ability to work may impact your benefits, particularly if your income from disability benefits does not account adequately for your life expenses or other costs you may incur during treatment or rehabilitation. You rely on your benefits to survive, but also need the supplemental income of a job that accommodates for your disability. Are there provisions in the state of Michigan that allow you to work while still receiving Social Security disability?
When your disability becomes catastrophic and life-changing, Social Security disability benefits may be your only option for a living income. When applying for Social Security benefits, you must meet certain criteria for disability or your request will be denied. These requirements are set out not by the state of Michigan, but by the United States Social Security Administration. States have little to no determination in Social Security disability benefits cases.
You know that when your child has a hematological disorder, your life can quickly become complicated. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand that this disorder can affect your child's life in profound ways and that it is important for you to know when your child can receive Social Security disability.
When Michigan residents apply for Social Security Disability, they do not always think about the documentation needed to receive these benefits. While some people may find it easy to provide these documents, other people may have more difficulty with this part of the application.
Individuals in Michigan who have certain medical conditions may be eligible for social security benefits if these conditions impair the ability to work. In order to apply for these disability benefits, the impairments must be documented correctly by a medical professional and approved by the social security administration.
When you suffer from severe migraines in Michigan, you may feel that your only option is to take medication and push through the pain. However, migraines may sometimes be so intense that you are able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand that sometimes it is difficult to know if you qualify for these benefits or not.