Do You Know Your Real Rate of Return?

As settlement professionals, we often encounter resistance to structured settlements because there is a belief that a higher rate of return can be achieved through private investments.  When considering investment alternatives, one must look at four influential factors that affect the real rate of return:  income tax bracket, inflation rate, management fees and regular distribution… read more →

Mythbusting Structured Settlements – Misconceptions Abound, So What Do Claims Professionals Need to Know?

Today’s settlement negotiation landscape has changed dramatically from the 1980s and early 1990s.  With Medicare compliance issues, the Affordable Care Act, and needs-based governmental benefits — to name a few of the many variables at play–it is wise to look beyond the traditional cash settlement approach to resolving personal injury disputes. Read More… read more →