Social Security Disability benefits are only awarded to people who suffer from long-term disabling conditions and, as a result, cannot work gainfully....more
I asked attorney Gerald Welt, Esq., if he would provide me with a guest blog post on how workers' compensation interacts with the receipt of Social Security Disability benefits, and his office sent me the following general...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court Update: Where Plan Reimbursement Or Recovery Terms Are Ambiguous Or Silent,Equitable Doctrines May Fill The Gaps:
US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen, 569 U.S. ___ (2013).
What happens when an ERISA claimant submits contradictory statements to the Social Security Administration and the ERISA plan administrator? Can these contradictory statements be used to deny the ERISA claim? YES....more
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