May 22, 2018 / 1:05 AM / 9 months ago

High court takes up Social Security disability award fee cap case

The U.S. Supreme Court will resolve a split in the federal circuits over how to interpret a statutory cap on attorneys’ fee awards in Social Security disability cases, agreeing on Monday to hear a petition brought by a Florida lawyer.

William Culbertson, who practices in Orlando, is challenging a longstanding interpretation of the Social Security Act’s cap on attorneys’ fees by 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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