Disability Rights (page 1)


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Social Security Administration Faces Lawsuit Over Signature Policy 

Should Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applicants be allowed to sign documents electronically as part of the application process?

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  • Disability Rights
  • Jun 9, 2020
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Social Security Disability Insurance: Fighting For The Benefits You Deserve

As an American, you were promised that if you worked hard and paid your taxes, you would be taken care of if you ever suffered an injury or illness that prevented you from earning a living. 

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  • Disability Rights
  • May 19, 2020
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Morgan & Morgan Salutes Military Veterans

On Veterans Day we honor those who’ve served our country and the families who in their own way serve along with them. Joining the armed forces is one of the highest forms of sacrifice one can make, and we are forever grateful for your service, and the service of your loved ones.

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  • Disability Rights
  • Nov 11, 2019
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet: Social Security Disability Benefits Questions Answered

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be overwhelming. You need to gather all kinds of paperwork and navigate technical terms on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) website. 

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  • Disability Rights
  • Oct 3, 2019
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Top 6 Most Common Reasons You’re Denied Social Security Disability Benefits

Although there are many people who should qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, only around 30% are approved the first time they apply. 

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  • Disability Rights
  • Jul 19, 2019
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The Law That Makes Paying Workers with Disabilities As Little as ‘Pennies an Hour’ Perfectly Legal

When the Fair Labor Standards Act was established in 1938, the United States was in the midst of the worst economic and labor crisis in the nation’s history. Child labor was rampant, workers’ hours frequently reached 100 hours each week, and employers paid meager wages to workers.

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  • Labor and Employment, Disability Rights
  • Jan 30, 2018
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FL Inmates with Disabilities to Get More Accessible Prisons with Morgan & Morgan's Help

The fair treatment of prisoners is an increasingly hot topic issue in our country, with entire documentaries and TV series devoted to the debate.

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  • Disability Rights
  • Jul 11, 2017
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New Public Transit Service a Step Towards Better Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Lakeland

Lakeland’s public transit service, Citrus Connection, has launched a new service to help improve accessibility for the elderly and people with disabilities.

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  • Disability Rights
  • Nov 17, 2016
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ADA on the Go: Ridesharing and Bus Companies Face Allegations They Violated the Important Law

Uber is in the seat for not potentially complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Access Living, a Chicago-based advocacy group, alleges in an Oct. 13 lawsuit that the ridesharing company is underserving people with disabilities, according to Law360.

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  • Legal News, Disability Rights
  • Oct 19, 2016
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People with Disabilities Have a Right to Vote, too, Federal Law Says

The Americans with Disabilities Act is one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in our country’s history, as it ensures equal opportunity to all people with disabilities.

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  • Disability Rights
  • Oct 13, 2016