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Social Security Disability

What is Social Security Disability Benefits Fraud?

In the United States, over 8 million people receive social security disability benefits (SSDI). Individuals who receive benefits due to a disability account for about 13% of the total benefits paid from the Social Security Administration (SSA).  While an extremely high percentage of benefits paid are legitimately for individuals who need them, there are cases… Read more

Veteran's Disability

Can You Make Too Much Money to Get VA Benefits?

We all owe a debt of gratitude to United States veterans. When many of us were at home, making a living and enjoying daily tasks, these brave men and women were often overseas protecting our freedoms.  Yet, with all that being said, veterans are often some of the most humble people that you will meet… Read more

Social Security Disability

2022 Social Security Checks Likely to See Biggest Increase in Decades

The cost associated with daily living increases every year due to inflation. This typically creates adjustments to otherwise static payments, including social security disability benefits payments. In 2022, it is expected that the dollar amount of the monthly checks could see their most significant increase in decades.  2022 Social Security Disability Check Amounts Individuals who… Read more

Veteran's Disability

What Veteran’s Conditions are Most Commonly Approved for Benefits?

Many different possible conditions could cause a veteran to be approved for benefits. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs often referred to as the VA, has criteria that it goes by to determine eligibility for benefits. If approved, a veteran will receive disability compensation every month. The amount received will be determined by the percentage of… Read more

Workers Compensation

Can I Get Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin if I Use Marijuana?

The laws in the country surrounding the use of marijuana are rapidly changing. Currently, there is legislation in Wisconsin proposed to legalize the use of the substance. While it is unknown if this will pass, Wisconsin wouldn’t be the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.  When it comes to worker’s compensation benefits, things… Read more

Local Events

Labor Day Weekend Activities in Milwaukee 2021

It happens every year. The summer goes by too quickly, and before you know it, it’s Labor Day weekend. And while this weekend typically packs some fun in the sun, you know that it’s the last big weekend of summer. All good things must come to an end.  But before we say goodbye to summer,… Read more

Social Security Disability

Does Having Long COVID Qualify Me for SSDI?

If there’s anything that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, it’s that we can’t accurately predict the future. Just when the country appeared to be easing out of the pandemic, the Delta variant has brought the virus back to the forefront.  But for many Americans, COVID never did wane. For a small percentage of the… Read more

Veteran's Disability

Wisconsin Burn Pit Veterans with Asthma, Rhinitis, and Sinusitis May Get Benefits

Veterans who served in Southeast Asia – primarily referred to as Iraq and Afghanistan veterans – and other surrounding areas may now be approved for veteran’s benefits if they are suffering from specific conditions. The VA has announced that it has begun processing claims as early as Aug. 2 for veterans dealing with asthma, rhinitis,… Read more

Social Security Disability

Conditions that Qualify for Disability in Wisconsin

Being unable to work due to a physical or mental limitation makes life even more difficult than it has to be. It’s one thing to be limited due to an injury or something else, but losing income that you and your family rely on puts a severe strain on everyone.  Social security disability benefits (SSDI)… Read more