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How to Reap Long-Term Financial Benefits in a Taxable Damages Case: The Latest Options for Settlements Outside of the Realm of Physical Injury, Physical Sickness, or Wrongful Death Jun 17, 2018

Most attorneys know that when it comes to physical injury settlements, traditional financial vehicles such as structured settlements are available to help preserve a client’s recovery. What about non-physical injury settlements when the proceeds are ...

Structured Settlements for Non-Injury Cases Apr 19, 2018

A structured settlement annuity is often the favored option for preserving proceeds from personal injury, wrongful death, or workers’ compensation settlements. A structured settlement annuity (“structured settlement”) can also serve as an excellent ...

Settlement Options for Minors: Case Examples Apr 13, 2018

When handling a minor’s case, contact The Settlement Alliance early in the process to explore the settlement options. Courts favor a conservative approach that protects the funds until the minor reaches the age of majority. Our settlement planners ...

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 ...

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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