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Blog Posts in December, 2017

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” ...

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