Category: Blog

Happy New Year from Social Security Justice

We’ve had a successful 2014 helping our clients here at Social Security Justice, and we look forward to serving many more in 2015, as well. We’ll have more of a presence in the coming year via an informative commericial we more »

Now Hiring: A Compassionate Attorney

Detroit Legal Services has an opening in our Northwest Detroit office for a staff attorney, but before applying, first take a look at what we’re all about. We’re a different kind of law firm. We do not just say that more »

DLS needs your vote!

Detroit Legal Services is in the business of helping others, but today we are asking for your help. As you know, DLS advocates for the disabled, the indigent, and those who have been discriminated against. We are major donors to more »

Michigan unfairly targets pregnant HIV-positive women

Todd Heywood with The American Independent recently reported that a new study reveals that local health departments have been applying state HIV disclosure laws in ways that jeopardize reproductive freedom and personal privacy. Detroit Legal Services runs the National HIV/AIDS more »

What is World AIDS Day?

Each year on Dec. 1 people worldwide unite to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS. It is a day to remember those we have lost to this disease and to show support to those who are still battling it. World AIDS day more »

Keys to winning a Social Security case

I am often asked what is important for a successful Social Security claim. Please check out my top three suggestions for applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI): 1. Seek mental health treatment: Being disabled is more »