Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

SNA to Blend Family and Legal Perspectives at Autism Society Conference

By Jim Caffry, Esq., Waterbury, Vermont On July 10 in Pittsburgh, from 1:00 to 5:00, six SNA attorneys will explain the world of government benefits, adult services and special needs trusts for attendees of the Autism Society’s annual meeting. But in addition to discussing important legal issues, we’ll be sharing some personal experiences. Two of […]

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Posted: June 21st, 2013 | No Comments »

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

By Mary Andrus, Asst. Vice President, Govt. Relations, Easter Seals Office of Public Affairs   As Yogi Berra once put it, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” On May 16, 2013, the House of Representatives voted for the 37th time to repeal or defund at least part of the Affordable Care Act. Though nothing in […]

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Posted: June 15th, 2013 | No Comments »

Tax Considerations in Personal Injury Settlements

The Special Needs Alliance asked Jeremy Babener to summarize a presentation on tax issues in personal injury cases that he made at the Society of Settlement Planners Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on May 6. Babener is a tax attorney at Lane Powell PC and regularly advises on tax issues relating to lawsuits, structured settlements […]

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Posted: June 3rd, 2013 | 5 Comments »