In 2010, The Plain Writing Act was passed, which requires all federal agencies to communicate with the public in a clear and simple manner. Many federal agencies tend to create their own professional jargon, acronyms, abbreviations, and procedures for communication. Their manner of communication is not always clear to those outside of those agencies. Each…

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As the 2020 Presidential race approaches the polls, here is what you need to know to ensure that your vote is cast. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020. If you plan on voting in the upcoming presidential election you will need to register by that date. If you register after…

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The Inspector General has warned Social Security benefit recipients of scam calls, but this problem is even worse during the current crisis. People posing as SSA employees may call and make threats saying that due to Coronavirus,  if you do not pay a fee your Social Security number or benefits will be cut off. Some…

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Litigating the Conn cases has been a long process so far and is still ongoing. The result of the Eric Conn scam has left thousands of Social Security claimants without benefits and without support from the Social Security Administration. Many attorneys nationwide have dedicated much of their time and skill to advocate for the Conn…

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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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