Winning the case is only the first step in creating a satisfactory outcome for an injured elderly or disabled individual. Myriad rules pertain to the distribution of the award and distribution arrangements may affect current and future eligibility for programs such as Medicaid and SSI.
Mitchell, Cheryl C. and Mitchell, Ferd H.
"Handling Tort Recoveries for Persons Over and Under Age 65,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
2, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss2/9