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Why Structuring SMALL Settlements Can Mean BIG Benefits: Case Examples Feb 23, 2018

It is understood that structured settlements are a safe financial vehicle widely used for injury victims receiving large settlements. As settlement planners, we are frequently asked if it is also appropriate to structure smaller settlements. The ...

Are Structured Settlements Beneficial for Claimants of Any Age? Feb 1, 2018

Structured settlements are an excellent tool for preserving settlement proceeds in a tax-favored financial vehicle. With their flexible design, the injured claimant can select a plan to provide monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual payments, and ...

Are You Failing to Retain your Own Settlement Planning Expert? Jan 19, 2018

When it comes to settlement, each side should engage their own experts. The claimant is entitled to representation by a plaintiff-loyal settlement professional, rather than relying solely on a defense broker engaged by the liability insurer or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Settlement Alliance Voted #1 Claims Administration and Structured Settlement Provider Oct 2, 2017

HOUSTON, TEXAS- For the second year in a row, Texas Lawyer readers have ranked The Settlement Alliance (TSA) #1 in Houston, Austin, and Dallas/Fort Worth. TSA was chosen as the 2017 best structured settlement provider and best claims administrator. ...

The New Liability MSA Policy: What You Need to Know Sep 20, 2017

For years, plaintiff attorneys and settlement planning professionals have operated under a set of unclear assumptions when it came to liability settlements and future medicals for Medicare beneficiaries. While the rules are still unclear, the Centers ...

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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
  • Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
  • MetLife
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life
  • Pacific Life
  • Prudential