The Settlement Alliance

2016

Blog Posts in 2016

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When Should You Consider an Attorney Fee Deferral? Dec 30, 2016

As the year winds down, we all begin to look at our finances—what we made this year, what we spent, and what will be waiting for us when we do our taxes in a couple of months. For contingency fee attorneys, tax time can provide an unwanted reality ...

Can a Structured Settlement Provide More Income Than a Lump Sum? Dec 28, 2016

If you have been awarded a settlement in a personal injury, wrongful death, or workers’ compensation case, you have a few options for how to handle your settlement proceeds. On one hand, you can accept the money as a lump sum, relying on your own ...

What is the Difference Between a Mass Tort and a Class Action? Dec 20, 2016

When a large number of individuals (claimants) experience physical or financial harm resulting from the actions of the same defendant(s), it may make sense to group all of their lawsuits together. Mass torts and class action lawsuits are two of the ...

Medicare and Medicaid Liens Dec 19, 2016

When you or your loved one is injured, the last thing you want to think about is how to pay your medical bills. Unfortunately, if you received Medicare or Medicaid benefits, your settlement may be affected. It’s important to make sure that any liens ...

What Happens to Trusts for Minors? Dec 14, 2016

When money is reserved for a minor—whether as the result of a settlement or an inheritance—the primary goal is to make sure that they money is there when it’s needed. A trust is one of the best ways to protect funds for a minor. Here are the basics ...

Settlement Planner Spotlight: Roland Gonzalez, Jr. Dec 9, 2016

Primary Office: McAllen, Texas What line of work were you in before you became a settlement planner? Prior to joining the amazing team at TSA, I was a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Putting clients first, doing the right ...

Everything You Need to Know About QSF Administration Dec 8, 2016

When there are thousands of claimants involved in a case, it can be a challenge to manage the settlement proceeds. A Qualified Settlement Fund (QSF) is an account that holds the settlement proceeds, providing both the plaintiffs and the defendant ...

The Settlement Alliance Wins Structured Settlement Awards in Texas and Pennsylvania Dec 5, 2016

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Settlement Alliance has been selected as the #1 structured settlement company in Houston, Austin, and Dallas/Fort Worth by Texas Lawyer . In addition to the honors in Texas, The Legal Intelligencer named The Settlement Alliance ...

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We are proud to partner with the highest rated structured settlement providers in the industry:

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