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A Minor and Structured Settlements

Minors and Structured Settlements A personal injury plaintiff that is a minor in a lawsuit can face challenges with the right figures on how to be compensated before and after childhood. Personal injury cases that include minors such as product liability, wrongful death, medical malpractice, or negligence claims will usually end up as a structured […]

Personal Injury Settlements

Let’s talk about Personal Injury. In a civil case such as personal injury where a person has been harmed and now seeking compensation from the responsible party. Periodic payments from a structured settlement can help with medical expenses and unforeseen long term costs. Individuals that seek this monetary compensation do so in various types of […]

Structured Settlement and Divorce

Structured Settlements and Divorce can vary. Factors depend on where you live and specifics to the settlement agreement. What happens to your structured settlement during divorce? During this hard time in your life you want to make sure your assets are as protected as possible. Unfortunately this subject is complex due to each state setting […]

Structured Settlements and Inheritance

Whether or not a Structured Settlement can be inherited all depends on the annuity contract specifying “life contingent payments” or “guaranteed payments”. It may be a sensitive subject to think of these things, however, with the amount of money that could be at stake it is a reasonable question to contemplate. When you have loved […]

Great Things About Structured Settlements and Annuities

• Structured settlement annuity payments, received on account of a personal physical injury, do not count as income for tax purposes. This exemption applies to both the original amount invested in the structured settlement annuity and any interest earned on it over time. • Income from structured settlement payments also does not affect your eligibility […]

What is the Difference Between Fixed Annuities and Variable Annuities

This is a question that is often perplexing to the average individual. A variable annuity differs from a fixed annuity because it does not in any way guarantee an interest yield from investments made. The value of a variable annuity is primarily based upon the performance of underlying investment portfolios. There is a way to […]

What is an Annuity?

An annuity is an equal distribution of payments made over an agreed period of time. It is typically used by investors to delay the payment of income taxes on income or save tax deferred. Annuities can also help replace a paycheck in retirement. There are two main types of annuities including variable annuities and income […]

What is a Structured Settlement?

Do you know exactly what a Structured Settlement is? It is an agreed upon through negotiation compensation either financial or an insurance arrangement where a claimant settles on to resolve a personal injury claim by receiving a partial or full payments periodically by payments on an agreed schedule instead of receiving a lump sum. A […]