The Settlement Alliance

2015

Blog Posts in 2015

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Are You and Your Clients Using This New Settlement Tool? Oct 21, 2015

Last year, Pacific Life unveiled a new product, the Index-Linked Annuity Payment Adjustment Rider (ILAPA). The ILAPA product is an optional rider for claimants who choose to purchase structured settlement annuities and attorneys who structure their ...

Plaintiff Attorneys: Are You Missing Out on Deferred Fees? Oct 20, 2015

Most plaintiff attorneys are familiar with the advantages of structured settlements for their injured plaintiffs. What many attorneys don’t consider are the benefits of deferring fees. Contingency fee attorneys have the unique opportunity to use ...

Which Type of SNT is Right for Your Disabled Client? Sep 14, 2015

An individual who receives money from a personal injury settlement has a number of important considerations when it comes to how the funds will be distributed. For those on needs-based government benefits such as Medicaid and SSI, the additional ...

Are You Making Assumptions About Client Needs? Jul 20, 2015

Recently, one of our consultants met with a young widow, Kelly*. The mother of two young girls, she was blindsided by the sudden death of her husband, Mark*, as the result of medical malpractice in the state of California. Within two short weeks, ...

What Should You Expect From a Qualified Settlement Fund Administrator? Jun 8, 2015

Once a settlement is reached, it is important that each claimant has the time to make well-informed decisions about how to handle their portion of the recovery. In order for that to occur, neither the plaintiff law firm(s) nor the claimant(s) can ...

Think Your Constitutional Rights are Guaranteed? Think Again. Jan 27, 2015

For more than 200 years, the Seventh Amendment has given ordinary citizens the right to a jury trial, even when facing the most formidable of opponents. In the eyes of the courts, a young mother fighting for her child injured during delivery is ...

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  • American general Life Companies
  • Berkshire Hathaway Structured Settlements
  • Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
  • MetLife
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life
  • Pacific Life
  • Prudential