Thomas O.

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Thomas C. O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A, practices law in the fields of disability and insurance law. He is the President of The Law Firm of O'Brien & Feiler (OBF), which is headquartered in Marietta, Georgia. He and his team assist the disabled as they seek Social Security Disability and SSI benefits. OBF also represents medical providers with securing medical claim payments from Medicaid, Workers Compensation, and liability insurers. Thomas and his legal team represent the disabled before Social Security at application and all levels of appeal. Additionally, they are frequently called upon to secure retroactive Medicaid coverage for disabled individuals. Thomas regularly teaches CLEs, medical support groups, and medical facilities about Social Security Disability/SSI, Medicaid Eligibility, and related subjects. He is regularly called upon by other legal specialists such as Personal Injury Attorneys, Workers Compensation Attorneys, and Estate Planners to discuss the impact of their efforts on a Claimant's Social Security status. The OBF website provides a comprehensive set of tools and resources for disability applicants and their counsel, and his work has been featured on Fox-5 Atlanta, the Augusta Chronicle, and Stars and Stripes. He is AV Rated by Martindale, rated Superior by Avvo, Lead Counsel Certified, and is a Superlawyer.

Social Security Announces 3.2% COLA for 2024

The Social Security Administration announced today that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will increase 3.2 percent in 2024. Social Security retirement benefits will increase by an average of more than $50 per month starting in January 2024. Other adjustments that take effect in January 2024 are based […]

How to Choose the Best North Georgia Social Security Disability Lawyer

Applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits can be a long and complicated process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has strict eligibility requirements, and the application process can be overwhelming for people who are already struggling with a disability. That’s why it’s important to have an experienced North Georgia Social Security Disability Lawyer on your side.

Guest Post: Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities

According to the Social Security Administration, there are over 8 million disabled workers in the United States. These workers often face challenges such as stereotyping, discrimination, and a lack of accomodations. Thankfully, there are a variety of legal protections and employment resources available that help people with disabilities overcome these challenges and advance their careers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) runs a program that is known as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). This program is available to those whose household income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This program is also available to you if someone in your household participates in certain government assistance programs.