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Michael T Warshaw

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  • How can this effect my ssi and what do i do in this case

    i made a civil rights complaint about a mcdonlads agencey for discrimation i am on ssi and the mcdonalds sent a release form for me to sign a settlement threw the civil rights agency there lawyer wrote something like the compliantant meaning ...

    Michael’s Answer

    This is why you need an attorney to represent your interests. There is a danger to your SSI benefits if you take the settlement proceeds, if it is not done in a manner designed to protect those benefits. Talk to a lawyer.

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  • What are my options? It looks like a scam to me. please help

    I was involved in an accident last month. I was crossing a signal on yellow light, going straight, other driver made left turn on the last minute. I had no chance to react, my car hit the rear end of the other car. I told the cop exact same thing ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Let insurance deal with it and talk to your own lawyer.

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  • Does this argument have any place in a Summary Judgment brief?

    My sister intends to testify that my father disapproved of my lifestyle, and that this proves that he intended as a matter of principle that under no circumstances would trust distributions to my children become mandatory before my actual death. ...

    Michael’s Answer

    There is too much missing information to be able to answer your question. YOu need to speak to a lawyer who can, if not hand.e, at least help and advise you, based upon full knowledge of the case.

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  • When a social security claim goes to federal court, what effect does it have on a attorney's pay?

    Does it go from 6% to 25%. Can deals be made with courts? Like for a closed period or some other deal?

    Michael’s Answer

    Ms. Kellman's explanation is spot on. Lawyer's fees in District Court are not included in your original fee agreement.

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  • Do I file state temporary disability on taxes? If so, where does this information come from?

    I was on NJ state temporary disability in the last three months of last year. I want to file my taxes but I unsure where the information comes from. I was told different things. I was told it isn't taxable and does not be reported. I was told it i...

    Michael’s Answer

    Talk to your tax preparer. Statement should come from state.

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  • Do I have to pay taxes for an llc i never made any money from?

    I registered an LLC in new jersey late 2014, but ended up applying for a certificate of dissolution just a few months later. I finally terminated the business in January of this year, and received my certificate of Termination. I spoke with my acc...

    Michael’s Answer

    Your CPA gave you an answer. This site does not second guess other professionals.

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  • Subrogation determined other driver 100% liable. Other driver try to sue now over two years later stating I had some fault.

    If during subrogation (relating to a car accident) the investigation determined the other driver was 100% at fault/liability. Can they still sue me/my insurance company almost 3 years later?

    Michael’s Answer

    For property damage, yes. for personal injury, no. Turn over to your insurance company and don't worry about it.

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  • When a social security case proceeds to federal court, when a complaint is drafted, what does it entail?

    Is it the same argument used in appeals council?

    Michael’s Answer

    It Is Not A Repeat Of Appeals Council submission. Need record below, transcript, decisions, complaint and brief. Pretty complex. Talk to a lawyer.

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  • Should I contact a lawyer?

    I fell out of my rental apartment's shower due to a faulty shower mat, I went to the ER and had a head CST, used my own insurance but shouldn't the shower mat company or rental apartment insurance reimburse me? And if yes, which one?

    Michael’s Answer

    Who knew the mat was defective? How prove it? Didn'T you control it? Mr. Ferrari is correct.

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  • Any ideas about disability percentage

    I am in a workman's comp case moving towards MMI I have permenent disability from neck injury - surgical disectomy, spinal surg and then fusion of cervical disc spaces 5-7 with plate. I have continual pain and will have - pain management has exh...

    Michael’s Answer

    Your lawyer will send you for an evaluatio, and so will respondent. If not agree on number, case is tried and Judge calls it. There is no magic formula. Each case is evaluated on its own merits. Talk to your own lawyer.

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