Social Security rules and laws can be very complex, but there are specific regulations that also apply to Minnesota residents. Legal professionals who are well versed in federal social security laws and can guide their clients on the best filing options for their unique disability or retirement. For example, a legal expert can help you decide on closed period or long-term social security benefits. Keep reading more for more details gathered by the legal professionals at the Farrish Johnson Law Office to see how social security laws apply to your claim. What Is Social Security? Social security is a comprehensive federal benefits program designed... Read More
Yuri Jelokov of the Farrish Johnson Law Office was featured in the Madelia Times Messenger newspaper this week. Yuri practices in the areas of workers compensation, social security and disability claims. Read more about his interesting history, his family and his practice in the Madelia Times Messenger. Yuri is also a member of the Madelia Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Director. Visit him at our Madelia office on Wednesdays!
A lot of folks frequently consider if they should go on disability or even get advised to do so by their doctors. This usually happens when their medical or psychological issues become so bad that they start interfering with or make it impossible to continue working in a meaningful and productive manner. When that happens, and there is no foreseeable improvement of the health issues, it is usually a good idea to try to apply for disability. But what does it mean to be disabled? According to the Social Security Act, disability is the “…inability to engage in any substantial... Read More
When your work-related injuries or illness are too severe to go back to work, you have several options to replace your lost income. You could consider permanent total disability through work comp, long term disability through a STD/LTD insurer, and Social Security Disability Insurance. At Farrish Johnson Law Office, we routinely help our clients with their disability cases. If you are considering going on disability, give us a call to get more information about your options. As mentioned above, when you are at the point where you do not think you could go back to work in the foreseeable future... Read More