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How to Manage SS Benefit Payments

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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Longevity of Social Security Insurance Programs

Rumor has it the current Social Security Benefit system is not one that will last forever, but we know that these benefits will not run out tomorrow. According to the latest Trustees report, the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Trust Fund will not be in danger until 2052, at which point beneficiaries might be able…

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Driverless Cars Part 2: Contributory v. Comparative Negligence

Back in March of 2018, a “driverless” Uber vehicle struck and killed a woman as she was crossing the street with her bike. The National Transportation Safety Board has reported that the vehicle spotted the victim, Elaine Herzberg, about six seconds before impact but the computer system had a hard time recognizing her as a…

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Louisville Seminar

The Law Offices of Goss & Fentress has worked tirelessly in behalf of the many victims of the Eric C. Conn mass disability fraud scheme, for which Mr. Conn and others have been sentenced to lengthy prison sentences. Over 1500 Social Security disability benefit recipients were caught up in Conn’s fraudulent representation and for the…

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Black History is American History

There is no better time than Black History Month to say that Black history is American history. It is important for us to know our history so that we know what steps to take going forward. The great thing about Black History Month is that it is a designated time for us to reflect and…

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Non-English Speaking SSDI Qualifier on Chopping Block

As we all know, the Social Security Administration has a lengthy and complex process to determine a claimant’s eligibility to receive disability benefits. They weigh many different factors, including whether or not a claimant speaks English. The purpose for this consideration is to gauge communication skills in order to determine the claimant’s employability. If the…

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Beware of Scammer Calls!

Across the country there have been reports of scam calls from the Social Security Administration. Well actually not from SSA, but from scammers posing as SSA employees. These scammers are trying to trick us into giving them our personal information, like our social security number and bank account number. Recently, these scammers have become even…

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How to Navigate the Goss and Fentress Client Portal

The Goss and Fentress Client Portal is a great way for clients to keep in touch with their legal team.   This is how the portal works, to get started: You will receive a link to the client portal via email or text message. The link will bring you to the portal where you will…

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A Good Day for Our United States Constitution

Almost four years ago, Goss & Fentress answered the call put out by the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) for volunteer attorneys to rescue disabled people in Eastern Kentucky. Decent people were caught up in a scandal that had reached epic proportions. As it turned out, one attorney, Eric C. Conn, and…

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