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What is a supplemental needs trust (SNT)?

A Supplemental Needs Trust (SNT), also known as a special needs trust, is a document that’s drawn up to enable a disabled individual under the age of 65 to retain eligibility for SSI and Medicaid. SNTs are used in significant TBI cases especially where there is a likelihood of financial recovery in a lawsuit by […]

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What is SSI?

SSI (Supplemental Security Income) is a federal program that gives a cash stipend to the aged, blind and disabled who then also automatically receive Medicaid benefits.

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Damages Verdict for Pre-Death Pain and Suffering Affirmed in Yard-Work Vehicle Tragedy

October 13th, 2017

On March 11, 2007, Elias Fasolas was operating  a Bobcat S175 skid-steer loader with a bucket attachment when a limb from a nine-foot-tall tree entered the open operator cab, crushing him against the... ...

Judgment Affirmed for Motor Vehicle Passenger with Non-Surgical Herniated Lumbar Disc

October 3rd, 2017

On May 21, 2010, Elizabeth Eastman, a home health aide for Access Nursing Services, was a rear seat passenger in an ambulette that was transporting her client from a nursing home in Manhattan to her c... ...

Medical Malpractice Verdict in favor of Colonoscopy Patient Affirmed as to Liability and Damages

September 29th, 2017

On July 30, 2008 Raymond Gaspard, then 59 years old, underwent his first colonoscopy. A suspicious polyp was discovered and Mr. Gaspard was referred to a colorectal surgeon who performed a second colo... ...

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