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Using Structured Settlements to Resolve Workers’ Compensation Claims May 10, 2017

If you have ever been injured on the job, you know how overwhelming it feels to try and replace your income while you and your family try to adjust to a new normal. Workers’ compensation rules vary by state and often provide only limited assistance ...

Big News for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs) May 5, 2017

Over the past several years, requirements for Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides (WCMSAs) have been somewhat well-established. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now routinely update their WCMSA Reference Guide , providing ...

What Purpose Does a Medicare Set-Aside Serve? Apr 4, 2017

Claimants who are currently on or expect to be on Medicare in the near future need to pay special attention to how their injury-related medical expenses are handled. Medicare Secondary Payer laws stipulate that Medicare’s interests must be adequately ...

Does a Personal Injury Settlement Affect Medicaid? Jan 24, 2017

When you are injured, the last thing you want to think about is losing money that provides for your medical needs. Did you know that accepting a personal injury settlement could jeopardize your Medicaid benefits, or that you may have to reimburse ...

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 ...

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 ...

Medicare, Lawsuits, and Future Medical Expenses Dec 1, 2016

For claimants who are on Medicare or who expect to be on Medicare in the near future, paying for medical bills related to their settlement can become confusing. If the claimant already has insurance that can adequately cover their future medical ...

Stop! Make Sure You Answer These 5 Questions Before Settling Your Case Oct 24, 2016

It’s tempting to wrap up your client’s settlement as quickly as possible. If you move too quickly, though, there are several issues that can derail the settlement before the money is in your client’s hands. Here are five questions to answer before ...

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