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    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments Book Release 68

    Since it was first published in 1986, "Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments" (S2P2J), has provided structured settlement stakeholders with an authoritative reference guide, consisting of 16 chapters with extensive footnotes and ...

    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments Book Release 68

    Since it was first published in 1986, "Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments" (S2P2J), has provided structured ...

    Legs & Regs

    Griffiths v. Aviva

    Perhaps it is not surprising, for a business that results from personal injury claims and lawsuits, that sometimes participants ...

    Legs & Regs

    Re-cycled Structured Settlement Payment Rights

    Historically, most investors who purchase structured settlement payment rights from factoring companies are sophisticated ...

    Non-Qualified

    Wrongfully Incarcerated Individuals

    The number of exonerations for wrongfully incarcerated individuals has increased for the third year in a row, according to The ...

    Legs & Regs

    Allocating Damages to Avoid IRC 6662 Penalties

    When a person recovers money for a tort injury committed by another person, an historic source of exclusion of that recovery from ...

    Knowledge Network

    Defining Income: IRC vs. SSA

    Every structured settlement and settlement planning professional is presumably well-familiar with the Internal Revenue Code ...

    Knowledge Network

    ABLE Accounts + Structured Settlements, Now a Possibility?

    Since The ABLE Act created IRC 529A in 2014, ABLE accounts have become popular financial and settlement planning tools for ...

    Attorney Resources

    Revisiting the Grillo Case

    The Christina Grillo medical malpractice case reached a $2,500,000 settlement in Texas in 1990 – thirty years ago. Why is the ...

    Knowledge Network

    Uniform Periodic Payments of Judgments Act: Conclusion

    In retrospect, the failure of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) to support the Uniform Periodic ...

    Knowledge Network

    Considering the Uniform Periodic Payment of Judgments Act: Part II

    For the vast majority of the 300 plus members of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) who attended the ...

    Knowledge Network

    Considering the Uniform Periodic Payment of Judgments Act: Part I

    How different might the structured settlement market be today if the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) had ...

    Knowledge Network

    Structured Settlements for Minors

    When a personal injury case involves a minor, structured settlements are frequently considered the best choice for a settlement ...

    Knowledge Network

    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments Book Release 67

    Since it was first published in 1986, "Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments" (S2P2J), has provided structured ...

    Industry News

    An Analysis of the Revised NAIC Annuity Suitability Regulation

    The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has recently voted to update its Suitability in Annuity Transactions ...

    Knowledge Network

    An Analysis of the Updated ABLE POMS Guidance

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) has published updated Program Operation Manual System (POMS) guidance for Achieving a ...

    Knowledge Network

    What is a Qualified Settlement Fund?

    IRC 468B Qualified Settlement Funds (QSFs) provide plaintiff attorneys and their clients with important advantages as a ...

    Knowledge Network

    Historical Developments Structured Settlements: Market Foundation

    This is the second article (Part II) in a four part series of articles that explore the timeline of historical developments that ...

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    Historical Developments Structured Settlements: Industry Reset & Rebuild

    This is the fourth and final article (Part IV) in a four part series of articles that explore the timeline of historical ...

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    Historical Developments Structured Settlements: Conflict, Growth, Transition

    This is the third article (Part III) in a four part series of articles that explore the timeline of historical developments that ...

    Knowledge Network

    Historical Developments Structured Settlements: Industry Formation

    This is the introduction and part I for a timeline of historical developments that highlight key events for the structured ...

    Knowledge Network

    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgement Book Release 66

    Since it was first published in 1986, "Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments" (S2P2J), has provided structured ...

    The Mraz Case

    The Mraz Case

    Author Patrick Hindert recently spoke with Mark Wahlstrom on the Speaking of Justice podcast regarding this case, listen to the ...

    Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO) Ratings

    Although the stakeholders within the structured settlement market traditionally have focused primarily on A.M. Best when ...

    Knowledge Network

    Settlement Trusts & Structured Settlements

    One of the defining differences between the “Claim Management” and the “Settlement Planning” structured settlement business ...

    Structured Settlements

    What is Settlement Planning?

    Settlement planning, a term previously avoided by the National Structured Settlement Trade Organization (NSSTA), was a buzz word ...

    Structured Settlements

    Settlement Trusts + Structured Settlements = Settlement Planning?

    Once considered a competitive product, most structured settlement professionals and settlement planners now view settlement ...

    Structured Settlements

    The Importance of Public Policy for Structured Settlements

    What is public policy and why is it important for structured settlements?

    What is a Structured Settlement?

    The legal textbook, “Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments” defines structured settlements in Section 1.01 and ...

    Knowledge: A Strategic Factor in Structured Settlement Growth

    He has demonstrated “how knowledge can function as a driver of long-term economic growth” – The Royal Swedish Academy of ...

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    ABLE Accounts: The Direct Funding Debate

    Without more specific legal authority, many plaintiff attorneys, special needs attorneys and settlement planning professionals ...

    What is the ABLE Act?

    Known as the “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014,” the