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Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston Announces Exit from the Structured Settlement Annuity Market

Structured Settlements on January 19, 2018 | Posted by Kimberly Wiswell

Our structured settlement department received word this morning that Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston is being sold to Lincoln Financial Group. As a result of the sale, Liberty Life will be discontinuing the sale of structured settlement annuities.  This news comes on the back of their exit from the non-qualified structured settlements market.  While […] Continue

Guaranteeing the Uncertain: Reversions and the ROI on a Structured Annuity

CMS, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Structured Settlements on April 3, 2017 | Posted by Laura Johnson

The concept of reversions is a topic that surfaces frequently in our structured settlement department.  These clauses can seem confusing, sometimes made more complicated by uncertain futures; however, they are actually straightforward with tangible benefits associated with them.  There are two primary questions we hear the most when clients are asking how they can recover […] Continue

Structure of MSA Negotiation Provides Insurer with Rare Windfall

Commentary, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Medicare Set-Asides, MSP Litigation, Structured Settlements on December 4, 2013 | Posted by Jennifer Jordan, JD, MSCC

The way MSAs are arranged these days, carriers generally have no benefit in unused funds upon a claimant’s premature death. Absent a custodial situation, carriers retain no rights in funds ultimately not needed for future medical expenses. MSA funds are actually completely unencumbered upon settlement and claimants’ use unrestricted with the exception of the possible […] Continue