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John Bair

The Ahlborn Decision: Then and Now

In 2006, the case Arkansas Dept. of Health & Human Services v. Ahlborn established that a state’s Medicaid department would be limited to reimbursement from only the portion of one’s judgment or settlement that represents payment for medical expenses. The […]

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How the Republicans’ New Tax Bill May Hurt Sexual Abuse Victims

Earlier this month, former Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting gymnasts and other athletes. It’s a victory for the courageous victims who stepped up and held Nassar accountable in court. […]

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Year End Tax Planning?

At the end of every year, we often take time to measure our successes, reward our staff and teams for the amazing work during the year. It is also time to make sure you are staying organized on your taxes, […]

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Supercharge Your Giving!

As we give thanks, those of us fortunate enough to have more than we need, are often motivated in the giving season to have an impact. What is the greatest way to make an impact? Is giving through your church […]

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Can Attorneys Defer Class Action Fees?: A Myth Debunked

Without a doubt, there are multiple fundamental financial disparities between class action lawsuits and individual cases. For one, class action lawyer fees do not come from a contingency agreement and are instead ordered by the court. Because of these and […]

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Freezing Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

In this tech-savvy era, our clients at Milestone Consulting and our wealth management clients at Monolith Advisors are increasingly expressing their concerns about the security of their financial data. High-profile security hacks like the recent Equifax breach are even more […]

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Army-Navy to play in NJ in 2021- Philadelphia 4 more times

Getting on a bus at 5am might have been the best experience to see a football game. The trip to Veterans memorial stadium took about 6 hours. As freshman or plebes, we wore our uniform on the bus, watched the […]

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Choosing A Trustee To Administer Your Child’s Special Needs Trust

Selecting a trustee to administer your child’s special needs trust is one of the most consequential, and difficult, choices a parent can face. Many parents hope to designate themselves as trustee, a natural choice when your own child’s welfare is […]

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The Basics & Benefits Of Third-Party Special Needs Trusts

In a previous post, we went in-depth on first-party special needs trusts, which can be funded using the beneficiary’s assets, including the proceeds from a legal settlement or an inheritance. Today, we’ll discuss the second main form of special needs […]

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Will Push For School Choice Leave Students With Disabilities Behind?

In laying out its plan for American education, the Trump Administration has put particular emphasis on school choice, signaling ambitions to expand publicly-funded voucher programs that give parents the ability to send their children to charter, magnet and private schools. […]