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New Barriers to Public Benefits and Related Litigation

By Vicki Gottlich, Gerald A. McIntyre, Herbert Semmel & Ethel Zelenske

Some recent Supreme Court and federal circuit court of appeals case law appears to impede the advocate's ability to litigate public benefits and related matters. Potential barriers affect the choice of forum, the issues that may be raised, who can be named as a defendant, and the relief that may be requested.

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