The Settlement Alliance

2017

Blog Posts in 2017

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Protecting Government Benefits with a Pooled Trust Dec 28, 2017

Disabled individuals who are awarded injury settlements under $500,000 may experience financial consequences with lifelong implications. Those who receive needs-based government benefits (e.g., Medicaid, SSI) will likely lose benefit eligibility if ...

What is a Qualified Settlement Fund and Why is it Useful? Dec 18, 2017

Each individual involved in a multi-claimant case has unique medical needs, financial circumstances, and issues that could potentially delay the resolution of the settlement. A qualified settlement fund (QSF) is a financial tool that provides a ...

Answers to Your Top Attorney Fee Deferral Questions Dec 4, 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we’ve rounded up our most frequently asked questions about attorney fee deferrals. From choosing a payee to determining the tax consequences, here is everything you need to know to take advantage of a financial opportunity ...

What are ‘Entitlement Benefits’—and Will a Settlement Recovery Impact Eligibility? Dec 1, 2017

There is considerable misinformation about what the word “entitlement” means in the context of government benefits and how a settlement will impact those benefits. The following is a quick breakdown of which programs qualify as “entitlement benefits” ...

The Settlement Alliance Voted A Top Structured Settlement Provider In D.C. Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Settlement Alliance (TSA) has been recognized by readers of LegalTimes as one of the premier providers of structured settlement services in the D.C. area. TSA was chosen to receive the 2017 Best of D.C. Top 3 Structured ...

Can Structured Settlements Stand Up Against Traditional Investments? Oct 20, 2017

There is a gross misconception that structured settlements offer rates of return well below market standards, precluding them from serving as a viable settlement option. In reality, rates of return on structured settlements are very much in line with ...

The Settlement Alliance Voted PA’s Top Structured Settlement and Claims Administration Provider Oct 17, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- For the second year in a row, The Legal Intelligencer readers have ranked The Settlement Alliance (TSA) as a top provider of settlement services in Pennsylvania. TSA was chosen as the #1 structured settlement provider and ...

Can Non-Injury Settlements Be Structured? Oct 13, 2017

Structured settlements are often associated with settlements resulting from personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation cases. While the federal tax code permits income tax exclusion for structured settlements used in these types of ...

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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
  • MetLife
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life
  • Pacific Life
  • Prudential