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.
Hometown Health

OBF Sponsors Hometown Health

The Law Firm of O’Brien & Feiler (“OBF”) is pleased to announce its support of Hometown Health as a Silver Business Partner.  Hometown Health provides legislative representation, best practice solutions, continuing education, and training in support network of rural hospitals, healthcare providers, and best practice business partners.  OBF was vetted […]

Courtroom

Vocational Expert Testimony at Disability Hearings

Author’s Note:  This article contains a number of defined terms used by the Social Security Administration.  If you are not familiar with disability terminology, in particular the role of a Vocational Expert, please see our list of Common Disability Definitions. For most Claimants, especially those younger than age 50, one […]