Don’t Fall for These 6 Structured Settlement Myths

  Structured settlements provide claimants involved in certain types of cases with a valuable tool for financial stability. Unfortunately, there are a number of myths that may prevent claimants from considering this approach or worse, may prevent their attorneys from even recommending a structured settlement in the first place. MYTH #1: Only minors, disabled adults,…

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Are You and Your Clients Using This New Settlement Tool?

Last year, Pacific Life unveiled a new product, the Index-Linked Annuity Payment Adjustment Rider (ILAPA). The ILAPA product is an optional rider for claimants who choose to purchase structured settlement annuities and attorneys who structure their fees through Pacific Life. Individuals who select the ILAPA product will see a tax-free increase in structured annuity payments…

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Plaintiff Attorneys: Are You Missing Out on Deferred Fees?

  Most plaintiff attorneys are familiar with the advantages of structured settlements for their injured plaintiffs. What many attorneys don’t consider are the benefits of deferring fees. Contingency fee attorneys have the unique opportunity to use attorney fee deferrals as a building block for a successful estate planning strategy. In order to reap the benefits…

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TANIS KELLY Joins The Settlement Alliance-WEST

Tanis Kelly is dedicated to helping plaintiffs and their families make the most of their settlements. Tanis joined The Settlement Alliance-WEST after attending U.C. Hastings College of the Law and practicing law for a number of years in San Francisco. During her legal career, Tanis litigated personal injury cases and saw firsthand how important it was for plaintiffs to have…

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