An individual received SSDI,(not SSI) along with back pay, after a long struggle with the Social Security Adm., in mid-spring of '18. Upon receiving the back pay, this person, who doesn't have a 401k, nest egg, family support...etc., decided to invest a percentage of the money into stocks & such,... Read more »
THANK you for an excellent question. I believe you and I would get along great. The situation of which you speak is one of the more ridiculous scenarios of SSI in my opinion. However I am sure it makes sense to those that wrote the law. SSI benefits are based on need so if the person that receives...Read more »
My daughter's father passed before she was born. My son receives the social security survivors benefits. Social security told me to get a legal sibling DNA test and to send them the sealed document. They rejected her application because I did not amend her birth certificate. I was told to contact... Read more »
Received LTD benefits from Liberty Mutual Ins. for 2 years. During that time, I started receiving VA disability benefits. LTD benefits were "offset" by Liberty Mutual to the tune of $62,400. The issue is the vague language used to justify the offset which did not specifically mention veterans... Read more »
Wow, it looks as though you have done your homework! This is one of those areas where I like to shout from the rooftops. My opinion; carriers should not be allowed to sell LTD because when a person qualifies for LTD the carrier has a provision in its policy allowing its' self to take a credit for...Read more »
Their insurance may fight back regardless of what you do. Read your fee agreement. If it is a contingent fee, the "contingent" is the lawyer succeeding.
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