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    Settlement Nation Episode 19: Inside 30 Years as a Civil Rights Trial Lawyer with James DeSimone

    In this episode of Settlement Nation I chat with James DeSimone,  the founder of V. James DeSimone Law.

    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 ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 18: Leading Billion Dollar Trials with Mass Tort Trial Lawyer Aimee Wagstaff

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Aimee Wagstaff, the founding partner of Andrus Wagstaff.

    Knowledge Network

    Let's Talk About: Approved Lists, Rated Ages, Beneficiary Protection and Co-Brokering

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

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    Settlement Nation Episode 17: Trial Tactics & Trusting the Jury with Trial Lawyer Brett Turnbull

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we sit down with Brett Turnbull, the Founding partner of The Turnbull Law Firm, with offices ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 16: Why the Work Always Wins with Trial Lawyer Olivier Taillieu

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we sit down with Olivier Taillieu, a partner of The Dominguez Firm and a distinguished and ...

    Let's Talk About: Privacy of Medical Records and Personal Data

    During a discussion of “Life Company Basics” featured as part of the recent Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) virtual 2021 ...

    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: Adding Value & Protecting an Attorney's Practice

    One of the more intriguing panel discussions scheduled later this week during the Society of Settlement Planners’ (SSP) 2021 ...

    Industry News

    Let's Talk About: Structuring Attorney Fees

    Plaintiff attorneys are continuing to gain an understanding of the benefits of structuring their attorney fees, a unique tool, ...

    Press Release

    Independent Insurance Group LLC Announces the Signing of Agreement for Investment by Kilter Finance

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Insurance Group LLC ("Independent Group") announced today the ...

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    Let's Talk About Factoring

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

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    Settlement Nation Episode 15: Bethany Schneider

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Bethany Schneider, a trial attorney and the founder of Schneider Injury Law.

    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 ...

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    Independent Insurance Group LLC Announces the Signing of a Definitive Agreement for the Acquisition of Sterling National Life Insurance Company

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Insurance Group LLC ("Independent Group") today announced that it ...

    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 ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 14: Greyson Goody

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we sit down with Greyson Goody, a partner and senior trial attorney at The Simon Law Group, ...

    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 ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 13: Jason Neville & Jakob Norman

    In the final episode of this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, we chat with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm and ...

    Knowledge Network

    Society of Actuaries Structured Settlement Mortality Studies

    Every structured settlement professional is familiar with the term “substandard age rating” as well as the important role more ...

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    Independent Life Insurance Company Announces Reinsurance Agreement with Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America

    DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Life Insurance Company ("Independent Life") announced today it has entered into ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 12: Jason Neville & Jakob Norman

    In part two of this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, Courtney Barber chats with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 11: Jason Neville & Jakob Norman

    In this multiple part series of Settlement Nation, Courtney Barber chats with Jason Neville from the Spence Law Firm and Jakob ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 10: Arash Homampour

    In this episode of Settlement Nation  we chat with Arash Homampour, a trial attorney and the owner of the Homampour Firm in ...

    ABLE Accounts

    IRS Publishes Final ABLE Regulations (Part 2)

    Since The ABLE Act created IRC 529A in 2014, 49 states have passed legislation to implement ABLE and ABLE accounts have become ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 9: Jim Avery

    In this episode of Settlement Nation we chat with Jim Avery, a plaintiff attorney and the owner of Avery Injury Law in Missouri. ...

    ABLE Accounts

    IRS Publishes Final ABLE Regulations

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published final regulations that provide guidance regarding programs under the Stephen ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 8: Dan Schaar

    In this episode of Settlement Nation, we chat with Dan Schaar, a trial attorney with Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley (CZ&R) and ...

    NSSTA

    NSSTA Virtual Business Meeting and Fall Educational Conference 2020

    A five star success! Awesome! Amazing! Blown away!

    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 ...

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    Settlement Nation Episode 7: Keith Bruno Part 2

    We continue our chat with Keith Bruno, a trial attorney with Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley (CZ&R) out of Orange County, ...