Martin law attorney Maria Bermudez-Harris was appointed as Co-Chair of the 2014 Social Security Disability Committee for the Philadelphia Bar Association by the 2014 Chancellor, William Fedulo, Esq. The committee is already off to a strong start as they host their first committee meeting. Maria and her co-chair, David Chermol will honor outgoing co-chairs, Sanjuanita Gonzalez and Jeffrey Lichtman. Area Director, James Riley, III will discuss the consolidation of initial claim online with disability report and attorney Joe Huttemann will be speaking about workers’ comp and impact social security has in workers’ comp cases, Medicare set aside and a Q&A regarding any potential liability issues for SSD practitioners. Also speaking is Marc Vernet on evaluating workers’ comp issues, including offset when getting new SSD clients, what the social security administration is looking for in the 546/comp documents that must be submitted to calculate the offset and how to confirm the Social Security Administration considered workers’ comp in the NOA.
We wish the best of luck to committee for a successful year!