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Qualified Settlement Funds: A Favorable Option for Both Sides Jan 12, 2018

Qualified Settlement Funds (also referred to as “QSFs” or 468B trusts ) are often the preferred option for resolving settlements involving multiple claimants. While QSFs provide many benefits for claimants, there are also certain characteristics that ...

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 ...

The Rita’s Cool Alerts Settlement: Choosing the Wrong Claims Administrator Can Cost You Sep 25, 2017

The decision to choose a claims administrator to manage a mass tort or a class action settlement may seem routine, but as is the case with any other line of business, the service quality differs with each company. As attorneys in Pennsylvania ...

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 ...

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 Top 5 Reasons to Use a QSF Jan 18, 2016

A Qualified Settlement Fund (sometimes referred to as a 468B Trust or a “QSF”) is a tool for resolving mass tort settlements and other types of cases involving multiple claimants. There are a number of reasons why both plaintiffs and defendants favor ...

What Should You Expect From a Qualified Settlement Fund Administrator? Jun 8, 2015

Once a settlement is reached, it is important that each claimant has the time to make well-informed decisions about how to handle their portion of the recovery. In order for that to occur, neither the plaintiff law firm(s) nor the claimant(s) can ...

What is a Non-Qualified Settlement? Oct 29, 2014

Most people have heard of structured settlements—many even know that structures purchased with the proceeds from personal injury and wrongful death settlements provide tax-free, long-term income. What is less well-known, though, is the potential tax ...

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