Disability and Insurance Law Blog

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Cobb County Social Security Disability / SSI Lawyer

At O’Brien & Feiler, we understand how challenging it is to be out of work, attempting to seek expensive medical care, and having to fight hard for badly-needed benefits. For more than two decades, O’Brien & Feiler (OBF) have been helping disabled people get their SSD and SSI benefits.

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A Marietta Disability Lawyer Can Help

Living with a disability can be a challenge, especially if you are unable to work. Sometimes an illness increases into a long term health situation, and sometimes an unexpected event or injury causes irreparable harm. If that illness or injury prevents you from working, a Marietta Disability Lawyer may be able to assist.

1.3% SSA Benefit Increase for 2021 (COLA)

From: https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/2020/#10-2020-1 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021. Increased […]

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At-Home Disability / SSI Legal Help in Georgia

As we quickly head through summer toward fall in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many changes are taking place, but the needs of our country’s disabled have not changed. Attempts to flatten the curve have considerably altered work, educational, and pleasure activities, and in many cases not for the […]

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Georgia Judicial Alert – Supreme Court Decision in Bowden III

Georgia Judicial Alert – Supreme Court Decision in Bowden III On June 29, 2020, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued an opinion in the case of Bowden v. The Medical Center (and vice versa). The decision in this case addresses the use of chargemaster rates when filing medical provider liens […]

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Georgia Legislative Alert – Surprise Medical Billing

HB 888 – The Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act OBF Attorneys Predict Impact on Billing and Hospital Liens Last week, The Georgia Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 888 – The Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act.  This bill had already passed the House and will be headed for signature by Governor Kemp, […]

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Disability News to Use – 06/05/2020

Here are a selection of headlines from around the internet that readers may find useful. If you are curious about Social Security Disability, please contact the disability lawyers at The Law Firm of O’Brien & Feiler for diligent assistance. Will the pandemic trigger the long-predicted retirement wave? Pandemic Could Impact […]