August 23, 2012Comments Off on Social Security claimant ineligible due to alcoholism
A Social Security claimant was ineligible for benefits because she was unable to show that her alcoholism and drug addiction were not material, contributing factors to her disability, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
February 21, 2012Comments Off on Debit card charge didn’t violate Social Security Act
A television service provider did not violate federal law by charging an early termination fee against a Social Security recipient’s debit card account, the 7th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
July 1, 2011Comments Off on State can impose Medicaid liens
A state can impose liens on the property of a Medicaid beneficiary for the purpose of recovering its medical costs from personal injury settlements and awards, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.