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Applying for Social Security Disability and Covid-19: What You Should Know

Since the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic began back in March of 2020, there have been some changes to the process of how the Social Security Administration (SSA) determines eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Indeed, these changes in this process may seem overwhelming to individuals who are considering applying for […]

Have You Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits? We Can Help.

The Lee Steinberg Law Firm helps individuals applying for Social Security Disability throughout Michigan. Our team of Social Security Disability lawyers can walk you through the process from beginning to end. We take on all kinds of cases, even the tough ones. Lee Steinberg Law Firm Case Review: Individual Was Denied Benefits Multiple Times Before […]

What Can I Do If I Was Denied Social Security Disability In Michigan?

Key Points of This Article: Suppose you live in Michigan and cannot work for at least one year due to illness or injury. In that case, you could qualify for federal Social Security disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in the form of monthly cash payments. Applying to receive Social Security Disability benefits […]

4 Reasons You Need to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney

Synopsis About 8.8 million Americans depend on Social Security Disability support, but the wait to be approved can be too long for some Michiganders, and applicants sometimes won’t receive their decision until it is too late. The Social Security Administration has seen a considerable increase in the amount of initial and reconsideration disability claims since 2016. Those denied Social […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Work Status

Can I get disability benefits if I have never worked? You may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits if you have limited income and resources.  This is a cash assistance program for disabled adults and children with limited incomes, as well as person over 65 without disabilities. The attorneys at The Lee Steinberg […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Work Rules

Can I work and file a claim for SSDI? Yes, you can work and file a claim for benefits. However, you cannot engage in substantial gainful activity (SGA). Simply put, if you work part time and your wages do not exceed the federal income limit, then you can qualify for disability benefits if you meet […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Waiting Periods

Do I have to wait 12 months before I can apply for disability? No.  An individual is not required to wait 12 months prior to filing a claim for disability.  If you anticipate yourself being out of work for at least 12 months or longer or if your condition is terminal (may result in death), […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Programs

What types of disability programs pay benefits to disabled people? Supplemental Security Income (SSI), payable under Title XVI of the Social Security Act is a disability program for people who are disabled or blind (or 65 of age) who have limited income and resources. Benefits may be reduced based on an individual’s income and resources. […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Income & Assets

Can my family’s income and assets affect my social security benefits? Since Supplemental Security Income benefits have limitations, a spouse’s income and assets will be used to determine your eligibility for SSI benefits. On the other hand, Social Security Disability Insurance is a benefit program based on your work history and contribution to the system […]

Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – Filing an Application

How can I file an application for disability benefits? You can file an application for SSI, or both at your local social security field office.  In order to maximize your chances of being approved at the initial application, please contact us at the Lee Steinberg Law Firm and we will assist you in filing the […]