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Navigating Medicare: Plaintiff Attorney Obligations When Settling a Case

One common question we get is about Medicare and plaintiff attorneys’ obligations to Medicare when they're settling a case.  There are two parts to consider in Medicare's interests. First is the Medicare conditional lien, which is Medicare's right of recovery...

Other Annuity Options Aside from Structured Settlement Annuities

In a settlement situation, typically when annuities are discussed, the focus is on structured settlement annuities. A structured settlement annuity is a very basic product: Money is placed into the annuity, clients and attorneys decide at the time of settlement the...

Setting Up a Settlement Trust for a Competent Adult

In most competent adult settlement situations, it is common for attorneys to feel that competent adults can make decisions for themselves, so they settle a case, give the client the money, and hope for the best.  In some cases, clients are savvy enough to find a...

Issues to Consider Before Terminating a Special Needs Trust

If you set up a special needs trust for a disabled minor who is receiving Medicaid and SSI, what happens to the money inside the special needs trust if that minor gets to the point where he/she is well enough to work and generate income, and therefore lose his/her...

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