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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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Two Mesothelioma Cases Addressed by Appellate Courts

December 2nd, 2017

For many years in the 1970’s Walter Miller had worked at automobile service shops grinding automotive brakes that contained asbestos. In late 2013, Mr. Miller, then 61 years old, began getting tired... ...

Passenger in City Bus Falls and Injures Both Shoulders

November 22nd, 2017

On October 20, 2011, at about 6:20 p.m., Estelle Peterson boarded a city bus at the Gateway Mall in Brooklyn. After she sat down in a single seat facing forward by the back door, the bus made a sharp... ...

Crane Collapse Case Wrongful Death Awards Modified

November 7th, 2017

On May 30, 2008, crane operator Donald Leo and laborer Ramadan Kurtaj were working at a building construction site in Manhattan. Mr. Leo was inside a crane’s cab 14 stories above East 91st Stree... ...

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