Entitlement Benefits: What are They and Will a Settlement Impact Eligibility?

There is substantial confusion about what the word “entitlement” means in the context of government benefits. The following post breaks down which programs qualify as “entitlement benefits.” We’ll also examine the impact of a settlement on entitlement benefits. What do the words “entitlement benefit” mean? The word “entitlement,” when used to describe a certain group…

What is a Trigger Trust: and Why Should Some Claimants Consider One?

When settling a personal injury case, it is not uncommon for the claimant to have unclear expectations of the true impact that an injury will have on their long-term physical and financial well-being. Claimants who aren’t currently receiving needs-based government benefits may find themselves in need of financial assistance in the future—and out of luck…