Tag: Social Security Disability

April 13, 2018

Court rules that award of SSD benefits 20 years prior to crash doesn’t stop a car accident lawsuit from being filed for injury victim; SSD benefits awarded on different basis than claim from auto accident

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October 1, 2015

Yesterday, I wrote about the deliberate misinformation campaign we’re seeing by those who wish to cap No Fault insurance in Michigan, especially when it comes to medical payouts for people seriously hurt in automobile accidents. I explained that many of the people who are pushing for these No Fault medical caps are related to the …

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April 15, 2015

The long-awaited Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed into law in late December, making big news for people with disabilities. The Act allows people with disabilities another way to set aside funds to better their quality of life. In special ABLE accounts, people with disabilities can save up to $100,000 without risking …

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January 6, 2015

President Obama signs the ABLE Act, which allows those with disabilities to open tax-free savings accounts without putting benefits like Medicaid and SSD in jeopardy President Obama has signed the ABLE Act. This is big news for people with disabilities who are receiving government benefits like Medicaid and Social Security and need peace of mind …

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June 8, 2010

How people with significant pre-existing medical conditions and Social Security Disability can still recover after a car accident in Michigan I am thrilled for Jeff and Lisa Chase. Jeff is my client, and he just achieved an important victory for all auto accident victims with his recent win in the Michigan Court of Appeals. Just …

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June 16, 2009

Almost never. In an effort to save as much money as possible on auto insurance premiums, many people elect coordinated/excess wage loss on their personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, because it’s cheaper than primary wage loss. PIP coverage provides no-fault benefits (medical expenses/mileage, wage loss, household replacement services and attendant care) after someone has been …

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February 24, 2009

Top Mistakes Accident Victims Make: No. 5 People injured car accidents and collecting no-fault insurance benefits are frequently told by their insurance companies and claims adjusters that they must apply for Social Security Disability (SSD). But it’s a big mistake for an auto accident victim to consider a Social Security Disability application or SSD claim …

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April 22, 2008

On April 1st, 2008 the New York Times reported on the practice of automobile and disability insurance companies overloading the Social Security Administration by forcing people to apply for Social Security Disability. It is a practice that Michigan social security disability lawyers and lawyers who help people injured in car accidents already know too well. …

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