Disability Advocate in Michigan
By Disability | February 7 , 2018 | 01
Studies have shown that having an experienced Disability Advocate representing you will increase your chances for winning your Disability case. Individuals living in Michigan that are seeking to file or appeal their Social Security Disability claim should contact Disability Specialist Center, LLC
Definition of Disability used by Social Security
Disability means “the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical and/or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or has lasted or be expected to last for a continuous period of 12 months”.
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI)
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI) goes to individuals who have worked in the recent years (5 out of the last 10 years in most cases) and are now disabled.
Disabled Widow’s and Widower’s Benefits are paid to individuals who are at least 50 and become disabled within a certain amount of time after the death of their husband or wife. The individual’s spouses that have died must have worked long enough under Social Security to be insured.
Disabled Adult Child Benefits go to the disabled children of persons who are either deceased or who are drawing Social Security Disability or retirement benefits. The child must have become disabled prior to age 22.
For Disability Insurance Benefits, Disabled Widow’s or Widower’s Benefits and Disabled Adult Child benefits, benefits are paid based upon a Social Security earnings record.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are paid to individuals that have little or no financial resources and are disabled. It does not matter for SSI whether an individual has worked in the past or not.
SSI children’s disability benefits are paid to children under the age of 18 who are disabled. SSI benefits for children is determined different than SSI benefits for adults. The definition of disability for SSI disabled children is a physical and/or mental condition that results in marked or severe limitations.
Studies have shown that having an experienced Advocate representing you will increase your chances for winning your Disability case. Individuals living in Michigan that are seeking to file or appeal their Social Security Disability claim should contact Disability Specialist Center, LLC
Disability Specialist Center, LLC represents individuals in Michigan. For a free case evaluation, please call (248) 788-6840 or complete the case evaluation on our website disabilityspecialistcenter.com.