Structured Settlements

ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts: What You Need to Know

ABLE accounts and special needs trusts are settlement planning options for personal injury clients who are disabled. ABLE Accounts ABLE Accounts were made possible by the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013. This relatively new option is another option for...

The Mechanics of How to Set Up a Structured Settlement Annuity

The process of setting up a structured settlement annuity is different than when your clients take a simple cash settlement. There are a few things you need to keep in mind to avoid a situation where it's either too late to do a structured annuity or you’ve done...

Interest Rates on Structured Settlement Annuities

One question we often get from attorneys is this: what are the current structured settlement annuity interest rates like currently? This is a great question — and it’s one that is hard to answer without additional information. The short answer is: not very much. The...

When to Consider a Special Needs Trust When Settling a Case

If you have a client who is disabled and receives Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), some planning needs to be done before settlement to make sure the client maintains eligibility for those benefits. One of the most popular settlement planning options for...

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