Structured settlements provide tax-free, guaranteed payments and are often an attractive vehicle for injury settlements.
Structured Attorney Fees
Structured attorney fees provide a valuable opportunity to defer taxes and more!
Taxable Settlement Planning
Structuring taxable settlements provides golden opportunity for tax savings!
Qualified Settlement Funds
QSF’s can be a very powerful weapon in the plaintiff attorney’s toolbox – and defense knows it!
Settlement Preservation Trusts
SPT’s are another helpful tool used to protect cash settlements when a structured settlement is not possible or desired.
Special Needs Trusts
SNT’s allow injury victims to retain their needs-based governmental benefits and are often funded with a combination of seed money and structured settlement payments.
MSA’s are becoming much more commonplace in liability settlements. Funding MSA’s with structured settlements can often reduce the cost of the MSA which frees up more money for the claimant.
Rated ages can dramatically increase the performance of a structured settlement annuity and should always be explored. Ignoring the rated age possibility can come at great risk.
Life Care Plan Evaluations
Life Care Plans often lay the financial framework for proving future medical needs but you don’t always need to hire/pay an economist.
Having a structured settlement specialist with 30+ years of attending mediations provides valuable insight into myriad defense tricks and tendencies.