Last year, Miller Cohen PLC attorneys were proud to have represented teachers, staff, and students who were exposed to deplorable conditions at DPS schools. Miller Cohen filed a lawsuit that brought public and legal attention to the suffering of so many. Schools were infested with rodents and insects; faculty and students were exposed to black mold and falling debris; classrooms were either freezing cold or sweltering; and other hazards to the safety, health, and well-being of our educators and students were being left un-remediated.
Many people need to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance benefits to make ends meet when they are no longer able to work. SSDI benefits are available for certain individuals who have a qualifying disability and are unable to work. These benefits can be a lifeline for those people who cannot afford their basic necessities.
Individuals throughout the country may find themselves waiting for much-needed Social Security disability benefits. In fact, disabled individuals wading through the disability application process may wait for a considerable period of time. The current discussion centers on the frustration that many disabled individuals experience when applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits.
One of the major areas of focus of the Social Security Administration in recent times has been the prevention of Social Security Disability fraud. In connection to these efforts, the agency recently made an announcement regarding Michigan.