Personal Injury Settlements (for individuals with Disabilities or Special Needs):
More than 90% of all personal injury cases are settled. Whether your case settles or goes to trial, you need to For individuals disabled as a result of an accident, plan to protect your settlement by using a First-Party Special Needs Trust (First-Party SNT). With this special trust, you can continue to enjoy and use your state and federal benefits without disruption because of your win in your case.
Simply tell Social Security that you created a trust and be sure to send a copy of the trust out to the Department of Community Health for approval and then report to them on how you spent your money each year.
Medicare will often want to be reimbursed for medical coverage provided right after the accident or injury. Your attorneys can help you make sure you get paid.