Structured Settlements

The Mechanics of Setting Up a Settlement Trust

Here at Amicus Settlement Planners, settlement trust is a topic that we often get asked about. People usually want to know: "What are the mechanics of setting up a settlement trust, and how do we actually go about doing it? Does the defendant have to pay directly to...

Why Plaintiff Attorneys Haven’t Heard About Deferred Compensation Plans

In the past several months, we have spoken with over two hundred personal injury attorneys and contingency fee-based attorneys from all over the country about our deferred compensation program. One of the most common questions that we get is: “Why haven’t I heard...

The “4-Bucket” Approach to Settlement Proceeds Planning

Many people often ask us, "What do you mean when you say settlement planning?" Basically, settlement planning is the process of deciding how to allocate a plaintiff's settlement. The 4-bucket approach to settlement proceeds planning involves allocating the funds...

How to Reduce Your Personal Injury Client’s Tax Bill

As most plaintiff attorneys are aware, using a traditional structured settlement annuity in a personal injury case can significantly reduce your personal injury client’s tax bill because the principal and interest in the annuity are tax-free. However, in instances...

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