No. 20-11656.

51 F.4th 1059 (2022)

Kathleen STEELE, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Filed: October 12, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Enrique Escarraz, III , Attorney, Law Offices of Enrique Escarraz, III, Saint Petersburg, FL, Roger Plata , Law Office of Roger W. Plata, Saint Petersburg, FL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Jerome M. Albanese , Nathaniel Heber , Nadine DeLuca Elder , Brian C. Huberty , Natalie Liem , Social Security Administration, Office of the General Counsel, Atlanta, GA, U.S. Attorney Service — Middle District of Florida, U.S. Attorney's Office, Tampa, FL, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before Newsom, Branch, and Lagoa, Circuit Judges.

This case requires us to apply old statutes to new problems. Philip Steele cryopreserved several sperm samples before his death. His surviving wife, Kathleen Steele, relied on those sperm samples and in vitro fertilization to conceive a child, P.S.S. She then sought child's insurance benefits ("CIB") under the Social...

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