May 22, 2018 / 1:05 AM / 5 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.

To read the full story on Westlaw Practitioner Insights, click here: bit.ly/2LeTkel

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below