Info and Resources

Looking for more information and resources about structured settlements and related services? You’ve come to the right place.  Here you will find legal resources, tax codes, valuable tools from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS, and resources from organizations such as NSSTA.

Arcadia Flyers

Arcadia Brochure and FAQs
Structuring Attorney Fees
The Claimant’s Perspective
Medical Malpractice and Structured Settlements
Non-Qualified Cases and Structured Settlements
Structured Settlements for Self-Insured Companies
Protecting Government Benefits by Structuring Special Needs Trusts
Workers’ Compensation and Structured Settlements
Seniors and Structured Settlements
Minors and Structured Settlements
Medicare Set-Aside Allocations and Structured Settlements: A Guide for Claimants
Medicare Set-Aside Allocations and Structured Settlements: A Guide for Claim Professionals and Companies

Arcadia Flyers in Spanish

Arcadia Brochure and FAQs
Structuring Attorney Fees
The Claimant’s Perspective 
Medical Malpractice and Structured Settlements
Non-Qualified Cases and Structured Settlements
Structured Settlements for Self-Insured Companies
Protecting Government Benefits by Structuring Special Needs Trusts
Workers’ Compensation and Structured Settlements
Seniors and Structured Settlements
Minors and Structured Settlements

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

In April 2017, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a warning to anyone considering “cashing out” their structured settlement or who has been solicited to do so.  Please refer to this important information before making any decision:  CFPB Warning on Giving Up a Structured Settlement.

Link to the Official Website of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Legal Resources

Recent Changes to States’ Structured Settlement Protection Acts (SSPA) – April 2016

American Association for Justice (Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

American Bar Association 

Health Insurance
Health Insurance Information for All 50 States

Childs Case
This is a summary provided by Tax Analysts on structured attorney fees. Future periodic  payments are not includable in current year’s income.  Click here to download the Childs case.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Guidebook 

NSSTA Resources

Financial Security For Golden Years
Safe Secure & Highly Regulated
Financial Security When Your Whole Life Is In Front Of You
Reducing Financial Risk In Your Middle Years
Financial Security After A Child’s Accident
Protecting Government Benefits With A Special Needs Trust
How Federal Tax Rules Benefit All Parties Involved
A Solution For Workers’ Compensation Claims

US House of Representatives

House of Representatives

IRS

Internal Revenue Service (IRS Forms & Publications)

IRS Code Section 104(A) (Describes what income is exempt from federal income-tax)

IRS Code Section 130 (Covers the process of transferring the future payment obligation to a 3rd party)

IRS Memorandum on Wrongful Incarceration Damages (Tax Analysis regarding the IRS position on taxation of damages for victims of Wrongful Incarceration)

IRS MSSP Audit Guide for Lawsuit Awards (Taxability of damages paid for various claims or lawsuits)

IRS Revenue Procedure 93-94 (Allows physically injured individuals receiving settlements from mass tort claims (468(B)) to structure their settlements, and allows the fund to assign its obligation to a third party)

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