The Trump administration is proposing changes to Social Security disability requirements that could affect the disability payments of thousands of Americans. This proposition would change the rules of the disability review process. Disability reviews is the method that the Social Security Administration uses to determine whether a person continues to qualify for benefits. Typically, Americans…

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There have been many failures of the current SSA under the direction of Commissioner Andrew Saul. The cessation of benefits to thousands of recipients because of the criminal actions of Eric Conn was an issue inherited by Commissioner Saul, but he has been slow to rectify it. SSA has now rolled out a new rule…

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The Health app for iPhone has many features such as tracking steps and monitoring abnormal heartbeats. There is also a Health Records option that allows users to download health records to their iPhone. This option allows users to add their medical facilities to the app and use their patient login information to gain access to…

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Eric C. Conn once directed one of the most lucrative law firms in all of America, making him one the most successful lawyers this nation has ever seen. However, similar to the medical evidence he commonly used in his cases, his success was actually a complete sham. Conn clawed his way to status and wealth…

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The National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR) is hosting its 40th Anniversary Conference in September 2019. Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Goss and Fentress are members of NOSSCR, and this organization continues to be a great resource for information, networking, and even referrals for the firm. The members of NOSSCR are…

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If you have been fighting for social security disability benefits and are finally awarded, you may find that you are entitled to a substantial back award. This back award will be given in one lump sum in addition to the monthly payments. We recently shared a post on Facebook from SS about how monthly payment…

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Mental health impacts every aspect of our lives, and it is important to monitor our mental health so that we know when we need assistance or should seek assistance for a family member or friend. We all experience times of stress, depression and anxiety, and there are healthy ways to cope with these feelings, but…

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Many SSI and SSDI claimants want to find a social security disability advocate to assist them with their claim. Having a social security disability advocate who specializes in Social Security claims assist throughout the process of a claim is helpful. However, advocates differ from social security disability attorneys. The social security disability advocate appointed may…

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In January, 2019, Robert H. Silberman and John O. Goss made a presentation at the Maryland Association for Justice’s annual seminar for Social Security disability attorneys practicing in the state of Maryland. The one-day continuing education seminar was titled “Disability Benefits Seminar, Perspectives on Social Security”. The presentation was similar to one John O. Goss…

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