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Personal Injury Settlements/Person with Public Benefits (2019)

Personal Injury Settlements/Person with Public Benefits (2019)

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This program will present an in-depth application of the eligibility rules for public benefits to a lawsuit recovery. A judicial panel will discuss the coordination between a trial part and a guardianship part when the plaintiff is an infant or incapacitated person. Learn planning options for clients in order to preserve public benefits after having received a lawsuit recovery and gain skills assessing whether public benefit providers may make a claim against a lawsuit recovery. Attain techniques designed to properly structure settlements and understand their role in preserving ongoing eligibility for benefits. Gain knowledge about the special rules for actions against nursing homes and the interrelationship among trusts, incapacitated plaintiffs and guardianships.


Agenda Topics

  • Overview of Eligibility for Government Benefits Based on Need
  • Planning to Retain Ongoing Eligibility tor Public Benefits
  • Lawsuit Recoveries for the Medicare Beneficiary
  • Structured Settlements
  • Nursing Home Torts   
  • Judicial Panel: Coordination Between Trial Part and Guardianship Part When Plaintiff Is an Infant or Incapacitated Person


Valerie Bogart, Esq., New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), NYC

Alan J. Fuchsberg, Esq., The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm, NYC

Paul K. Isaac, Esq., Paramount Settlement Planning, LLC, Buffalo

Ellyn Kravitz, Esq., Abrams Fensterman, LLP, Brooklyn

Walter Osuna, Esq., Sinel & Associates, PLLC, NYC 

Joan L. Robert, Esq., Kassoff, Robert & Lerner, LLP, Rockville Centre

John M. Tomsky, Esq. , Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C., NYC

Judicial Panel

Hon. Richard Horowitz, Suffolk County Supreme Court, Central Islip

Hon. Eileen Rakower, New York County Supreme Court, NYC

Hon. Bernice D. Siegal, Queens County Supreme Court, Jamaica

Hon. Ellen M. Spodek, Kings County Supreme Court, Brooklyn

Hon. Charles M. Troia , Richmond County Supreme Court, Staten Island 

Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • March 15, 2019
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VFW54
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 6.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.5
Recorded Date:
  • 7hr