FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – More than a thousand former clients of disgraced attorney Eric Conn have received notices their disability benefits are under review.
Now, another lawyer is hoping to answer their questions, as those clients get ready to plead their case to the Social Security Administration.
Floyd County attorney Ned Pillersdorf, who represents many of Conn’s victims, announced on his Facebook page there will be an informational open meeting to address how to deal with the 1,950 additional notices sent out to Conn’s former clients by the Social Security Administration.
Many of his clients received letters, warning them the Social Security Administration plans to put them through the process of re-determining their eligibility for disability benefits.
Conn, a former disability lawyer, was convicted for his involvement in defrauding the federal government to secure social disability payments and is serving a 12-year-sentence.
Pillersdorf advises those receiving notices to send in their medical records within 30 days or ask for an extension.
He also says he trying to recruit attorneys and law students to help with the caseload.
The informational meeting will be held in the Fiscal Courtroom in the old Pike County Courthouse on Thursday, March 15 at 3 p.m.