An MSS is a letter or form filled out by your doctor that describes your medical condition and how it affects your ability to work or function.
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.
The ABLE AGE ADJUSTMENT ACT is a new law that becomes effective in January of 2026 and which expands the availability of ABLE accounts to people with disabilities who became disabled between the ages of 26 and 46. ABLE (or as they are known in Georgia) STABLE accounts are tax-advantaged […]
In October, the Social Security Administration will announce the 2023 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). The COLA is the percentage by which monthly retirement and disability benefits will increase from current levels. Early indications suggest an increase between 8%-9%, with some observers suggesting that the number may even exceed 9%, […]
A disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge represents a chance to communicate your conditions and functional limitations in a way that is personalized and clear. Proper planning for this court appearance is vital.
The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to in excess of 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2022. Increased payments to nearly 8 million SSI beneficiaries will start on December 30, 2021.
An article discussing whether long lasting residual COVID symptoms qualify as a disabling condition under Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) rules.
At O’Brien & Feiler (OBF), we address every important detail of your claim for Social Security Disability and SSI Benefits.
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 […]
Back pain may be caused by any number of issues, and claiming disability as a result of back pain can be a challenge. Back pain may be created by degenerative disc disease, muscle and disc issues, congenital malformations, or even hip or knee issues that change how people carry themselves. […]