Yesterday, Jordan Weissman’s excellent article, “Disability Insurance: America’s $124 Billion Secret Welfare Program,” published March 25, 2013 in The Atlantic,  explains how the number of former workers enrolled in Social Security Disability has doubled in 20 years.  He states:

“Since the early 1990s, the number of former workers receiving payments under it has more

You already know that ERISA disability payments can often be reduced or offset by disability payments the beneficiary receives from the Social Security Administration.


 Can the ERISA Plan offset Veterans Administration (VA) disability benefits as “other income?”  

 It depends on what the “other income” ERISA plan language says.

 AND, courts may conclude the issue