Settlement Planning Articles


Before Settling a Personal Injury Claim, Consider a Special Needs Trust

If a person with special needs receives a large personal injury award, paying for health insurance could become an unaffordable ex...

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Do I Need Special Documents To Set Up a Medicare Set Aside Trust?

What documents are needed to set up a Medicare Set-Aside?

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Medicare Set-Asides: Not Required by New Reporting Law, But . . .

The advent of stringent reporting obligations for claimants entitled to Medicare has triggered a discussion among legal profession...

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MMSEA: New Teeth for the Medicare Secondary Payer Act

Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) adds new mandatory reporting requirements for insur...

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Medicare Change Means Those with Small Personal Injury Claims Can Settle Cases Quickly

Beginning on October 1, 2014, Medicare will no longer attempt to obtain reimbursement from personal injury plaintiffs with claims worth less than $1,000.  This means that these cases can be settled much more quickly.

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Special Needs Planning Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Attorneys who focus on special needs planning have dedicated their practices to helping families with a wide variety of legal issu...

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