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Social Security Disability

What is the Lowest SSDI Payment?

If you don’t have an extended work history, you may be concerned if you will be eligible for benefits should you become disabled. It is true that the amount that someone who is approved for benefits can expect to receive per month is directly related to their work history.  Contrary to what many people believe,… Read more

Veteran's Disability

Philips Respironics Device Recall Information for Veterans

A recall has been issued for several versions of a ventilator used by many people in the United States. These specific Phillips Respironics ventilators have been known to be issued to veterans in large quantities.  Specifically, the recall lists the following ventilators manufactured before April 26, 2021, on the recall:  Continuous Ventilator Trilogy 100 Trilogy… Read more

Workers Compensation

Workers’ Compensation Payment Amounts for 2022 in Wisconsin

If you are injured on the job in Wisconsin, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits include payments that help supplement the money that you are missing out on from your job. This may also include coverage of medical treatment and rehabilitation, depending on your situation.  To receive workers’ compensation benefits, you… Read more

Social Security Disability

Will Social Security Disability Benefits Increase in 2022?

For someone receiving social security disability (SSDI) benefits, every dollar received monthly matters. Disability benefits exist to help those who cannot work a regular job provide for their daily, weekly, monthly needs – in addition to the needs of their families. It is nearly impossible to increase the general percentage for benefits you are receiving,… Read more

Local Events

Tabak Law Partners with 101.7 The Truth to Celebrate Juneteenth Week

June 19 is a monumental holiday in the United States. Officially known as Juneteenth National Independence Day, the holiday celebrates the emancipation of individuals who had been enslaved in this country. Juneteenth is also often referred to as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day. The date of June 19 recognizes the anniversary… Read more

Local Events

2021 Milwaukee Fourth of July Fireworks and Parades

Following a year of limited activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been nice to see things start to open up again as we enter the summer of 2021. And one of our favorite traditions in the Milwaukee area – the Fourth of July Fireworks and Parades – are kicking off again after missing 2020. … Read more

Veteran's Disability

Will There Be an Increase in VA Benefit Amounts in 2022?

There isn’t much we can do to properly repay the veterans who have served our country so proudly. For those who are unable to work due to their service, there are benefits available from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These benefits are often a lifesaver for veterans and their families with little to no… Read more

Social Security Disability

Can You Go on Disability for Anxiety?

An alarming number of Americans suffer from anxiety – many of them dealing with it in private. Anxiety affects 40 million adults in the United States, equating to approximately 18% of the population.  For many, anxiety can affect their daily lives by making it harder to do even elemental tasks. This may also include essential… Read more

Social Security Disability

How Hard is it to Get on SSDI?

In the United States, millions of people currently receive social security disability insurance (SSDI). The benefits for SSDI exist for individuals who are no longer able to work due to a physical or mental disability. While this seems like a cut and dried process on the surface, there are quite a few stipulations that go… Read more