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Special Needs Trusts: Eligibility Requirements and Use Cases

One question we often get from personal injury attorneys with settling cases is: "Who is eligible for a special needs trust and who isn't? And in what situations should I worry about it?" A client receiving needs-based government benefits like Medicaid or SSI can lose...

Will Receiving Settlement Impact SSDI?

One question we often get from personal injury plaintiff attorneys is: "Does a personal injury settlement affect my client's Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)?" First, you need to ensure that your client is receiving SSDI and not Supplemental Security Income...

Is It Ethical to Outsource Lien Resolution and Bill as a Case Cost?

Most plaintiff personal injury attorneys who are handling a client's case switch at settlement from being the client’s advocates into lien resolution experts. After working up the case and getting a favorable settlement, the personal injury attorneys often than deal...

Planning Options When a Client is Not Receiving Government Benefits

One common question we receive from personal injury attorneys is: “Do we still need to call a settlement planner if the client in the case is not receiving government benefits?” Most personal injury clients fall into this category. They are not receiving government...

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