Articles in Structured Settlement Alerts
Extra planning is particularly needed by parents of children receiving a financial settlement due to injury and who are approaching college age.
Structuring attorney fees for later cash flow; comparison of after-tax cash flow from structured attorney’s fee vs. income from taxable investment accounts showed higher net income with structured fees.
Structures are used in a variety of injury cases. The most common involve wrongful death, (especially if a surviving spouse or children need income), temporary or permanent disability and severe injuries with shortened life expectancy.
If you’re like most Americans, what’s in your wallet isn’t nearly enough to get you through retirement. Not surprisingly, a Well Fargo Retirement Survey found that most of us severely underestimate how much savings are needed for our senior years.
The SMART Act was signed by President Obama on January 10, 2013 after it had passed in both branches of Congress. The act amends portions of the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute and is intended to simplify portions of the statute that have been considered onerous to beneficiaries.
For 31 years, I’ve had the privilege of knowing the Hon. H. Warren Knight. After retiring from the bench in 1979, Judge Knight began what was to become JAMS–at the time, a one-man operation. His …
Around this time, reality is starting to sink in for the two Powerball winners who are splitting the astronomical $587 million jackpot. While they know they’ll never have to work at a job another day in their lives, the real work of managing such an enormous sum of money is just beginning.
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