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    Periodic Payments After Settlement

    When Congress passed the Periodic Payment Act of 1982, the stated intent was to provide a secure and steady flow of periodic payments to claimants. At the time of settlement or judgment, the claimant foregoes immediate access to a lump sum in ...

    Periodic Payments After Settlement

    When Congress passed the Periodic Payment Act of 1982, the stated intent was to provide a secure and steady flow of periodic ...

    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments Release 70

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

    CMS WCMSA Reference Guide Version 3.3

    When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the most recent Version 3.3 of its Workers Compensation ...

    Settlement Planning

    Let's Talk About: Judges, Mediators and Settlement Planning

    Judges and mediators play important, but distinctive, roles in settlement planning. So it may have surprised some attendees that ...

    Let's Talk About: A Definition for Settlement Planning

    If you market yourself as a “settlement planner”, or even consider yourself a “settlement planner”, how do you define “settlement ...

    Knowledge Network

    Let's Talk About: Approved Lists, Rated Age and Beneficiary Protection

    During its three-day 2021 Annual Conference in late February, the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) hosted 20 separate virtual ...

    Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment Judgments Release 69

    Because settlements represent voluntary agreements, neither plaintiffs nor defendants can be forced to participate in a ...

    Industry News

    Let's Talk About Factoring

    Continuing a series of articles previewing selected topics at the upcoming Society of Settlement Planners’ (SSP’s) virtual 2021 ...

    Industry News

    Let’s Talk About: Mass Torts and Structured Settlements

    Upon reviewing the agenda for the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) 2021 Annual Conference there is one session that falls ...

    Industry News

    Let's Talk About: Suitability and Settlement Planning

    The Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) will host its virtual 2021 Annual Conference for February 23-25 and has already ...

    Industry News

    New Blog Series: Let's Talk About...

    Conference season, albeit virtual, has officially kicked off with both the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) and the National ...

    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 ...

    Industry News

    Book Review: The Art of Settlement

    Although the personal injury settlement planning profession now offers plaintiff attorneys, and its own members, an increasing ...

    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 ...

    Webinar

    SSP Webinar Review: Qualified Settlement Funds

    Since it was founded in 2000, the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) has consistently offered its expanding membership high ...

    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

    Structured Settlements for Minors

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

    Industry News

    The Gargan Case: Is the U.S. Government a Victim or a Perpetrator?

    The United States Department of Justice announced last week that Joseph E. Gargan, a scion of the Kennedy family and former Chief ...

    Structured Settlements

    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Structured Settlement Market

    How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the structured settlement market to date and what impact will it have in the future?

    Structured Settlements

    A Settlement Planning "Commencement"

    During the past month, despite the cancellation of almost all in-person graduation ceremonies, the internet has been filled with ...

    Knowledge Network

    Industry Education and Technology

    None of the 2019 educational conferences sponsored by the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) included any ...

    Knowledge Network

    Industry Education and Ethics

    The National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) Code of Ethics, more formally referred to as NSSTA’s “Statement of ...

    Industry News

    Industry Education, Financial Products and Concepts

    Should the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), and its members, be interested in education programs about ...

    Industry News

    Industry Education, Federal Laws and Regulations

    Since its formation more than 25 years ago, one of the defining characteristics of the National Structured Settlement Trade ...

    Knowledge Network

    Industry Education and Public Benefits

    From a structured settlement perspective, a key settlement planning priority is determining how best to integrate structured ...

    Knowledge Network

    Industry Education and Taxation

    Potential tax benefits represent both a fundamental advantage of structured settlements and a rationale for considering ...

    Industry News

    Industry Education and Stakeholder Perspectives

    Following the Spring 2019 National Structured Settlement Trade Association Annual Conference, The Chronicle promised a series of ...

    Industry News

    An Assessment of the Current Education for Settlement Planning

    Following the Spring 2019 National Structured Settlement Trade Association Annual Conference, The Chronicle promised a series of ...

    Industry News

    A Market Analysis of Structured Settlement Educational Programs

    Following the Spring 2019 National Structured Settlement Trade Association Annual Conference, The Chronicle promised a series of ...

    Structured Settlements

    What is Settlement Planning?

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

    Industry News

    Reviewing Structured Settlement Educational Programs - Spring 2019

    Does the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) need to re-think and re-design its educational programming and ...

    Structured Settlements

    The Importance of Public Policy for Structured Settlements

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