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SSD benefits fraud punished with significant jail time

For Michigan workers who suffer debilitating injuries, it can be incredibly difficult to work. The inability to work can rob a person of the capacity to earn his wages and financially support his family. For individuals who are unable to work, government programs such as Social Security Disability exist, from which people with legitimate ailments are provided with financial assistance.

Psychological tests could improve disability determinations

Michigan residents born with a disability or who developed a disability due to an illness or injury should understand their rights regarding benefits. If a disability prevents an individual from working or completing daily tasks on their own, Social Security benefits could help them with their financial and medical care needs.

SSD benefits could be curtailed by financial constraints

People in Wayne who are having medical issues that they believe meet the federal regulations to be granted assistance from the government are often concerned with whether or not they'll be approved for benefits. There are certain federal regulations that must be met for the granting of Social Security disability benefits. However, it will do no good for those who are granted SSD benefits for their injury or illness if the U.S. government doesn't have enough money to fund the program. That issue has been hanging over the program for years and Congress is taking steps to deal with it.

How are those disabled before age 22 treated different under SSD?

Social Security Disability is a program regulated by the federal government with the goal of financially supporting those affected by mental or physical disability. Depending of the severity of the disability, different levels of support are available because the severity of the disability is directly related to the financial capabilities of the disabled. The amount of disability an individual receives is considered and granted on a case-by-case basis.

What do I do when my claim for SSD benefits is denied?

When people apply for Social Security disability, the need for financial assistance is often critical. The majority of people do not have substantial savings or other financial resources that can cover the day-to-day costs of living without earning an income. SSD benefits are intended to assist people in this situation, but it is a difficult process and many people's claims for benefits are initially denied. Fortunately, Social Security Disability appeals are possible.

Requests for reconsideration of initial denials of SSD claims

It is a situation many an individual from Michigan has found themselves in. They submitted a claim for Social Security Disability benefits after having suffered a disabling injury or developed a disabling condition that has impeded their ability to work, but their claim was denied. While receiving an initial claims denial can be disheartening, it does not mean a person has to end their quest of pursuing SSD benefits. There is an appeals process in place.

Case involving allegations of judicial bias in SSD cases settled

Having a disability can have substantial financial impacts on a person. One major financial effect that a disability can have on individuals here in Michigan is that it can greatly reduce their income by limiting or sometimes even completely eliminating their ability to work. Individuals whose ability to work has been impacted by a disability may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.

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