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Claimants’ Top 3 Settlement Questions, Answered May 19, 2017

Depending on the complexity of a claimant’s case, attorneys sometimes spend years working to achieve a positive outcome. While settlement represents the closure of one chapter, it can also bring up a host of concerns for the claimant. Here are three ...

Attorneys: Are You Minimizing Your Tax Obligations? Apr 17, 2017

Today is the deadline to file 2016 tax returns and once again, you may have found yourself stuck with a large tax obligation. Every year, thousands of attorneys pay more in taxes than they need to because they haven’t explored all of their tax ...

If an Attorney Wants to Structure Fees, Does the Claimant Also Have to Structure? Mar 28, 2017

Structured attorney fees can be an excellent strategy for an attorney who wants to spread out their tax burden over time or add a stable source of reliable income to a retirement portfolio. The ability to structure fees must be included in the ...

5 Tips for Improving Client Satisfaction in 2017 Jan 13, 2017

Whether you are a seasoned attorney or just starting out, you know how important it is to keep a steady stream of satisfied clients. Here are 5 ways your settlement planner can help increase your firm’s standard of client care this year: 1. MEDIATION ...

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 ...

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 ...

Plaintiff Attorneys: Are You Leveraging This Tax Incentive? Dec 12, 2014

Plaintiff attorneys often have unpredictable incomes—a few big cases can mean a drastic increase in income and likewise, a slower year could mean a drop in annual income. Luckily, structured fees allow attorneys to receive payments over time on a ...

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