Protecting Personal Injury Recoveries for Persons on Public Benefits
NYSBA Member: $175
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.
Who Should Attend
Attorneys in the practice of elder and special needs law and personal injury.
Sponsored by the Elder Law & Special Needs Section, Torts Insurance & Compensation Law Section, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Live CLE Program and Webcast
Friday, March 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This program is being recorded and streamed as a live webcast.
Convene Conference Center
810 Seventh Ave (between 52nd and 53rd Streets), 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
6.5 MCLE Credits: 6.5 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $150
- 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
Jay Robert, Esq., Kassoff Robert & Lerner, LLP, Rockville Centre
Martin Hersh, Esq., Martin Hersh Law Offices, Liberty
David Goldfarb, Esq., Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP, NYC
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
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
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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