Court Of Appeals Reverses Controversial Fresno, California Decisions

The California Fifth Appellate District Court Of Appeal Has Reversed Highly Publicized Decisions By Two Superior Court Judges In Fresno County, California Involving 321 Henderson Receivables, An Affiliate Of J.g. Wentworth. In These Cases, The Superior Court Judges In Fresno Issued Quite Lengthy, An ...

Casting A Bad Light: Allstate V. Rapid Settlements

On March 9, 2009 The Washington Post Picked Up On A Story About The Structured Settlement Factoring Business. That Story Concerned A Recent Us 3rd Circuit Court Of Appeals Decision Deciding A Dispute Between Rapid Settlements And Allstate Over Rapid's Use Of Arbitration Clauses In Structured Settlem ...

Factoring 101: The Process

This Second Article On Factoring Basics Features A Video Discussion With Matt Bracy, General Counsel Of Settlement Capital Corporation, And Scott Drake Of The Legal Broadcast Network. Matt And Scott Go Over The Step-by-step Process Involved In A Structured Settlement Factoring Transaction From A Sel ...

Part 2 On Attorney's Fee Loans -- But Not Just For Attorneys

As Mentioned In The Last Posting, Settlement Capital Is Now Able To Make Loans To Attorneys With Structured Fees. In The Video Interview, I Mention In Passing That This Product Is Not Limited To Attorneys, But Really Is Open To Anyone Who Has A "non-qualified" Structure -- That Is, Anyone Who Receiv ...

Loans To Attorneys With Structured Fees

More And More Attorneys Are Taking Advantage Of A New Product Available Through Structured Settlement Brokers And Settlement Planners – The Structured Attorney’s Fee. In A Nutshell, Attorneys Are Able To Take Large Fees Over Time Instead Of In A Lump Sum. Done Correctly, This Structuring Will Provide ...

"it’s The Interest Rate, Stupid" – An Outside Counsel’s Perspective

We Are Pleased To Have Another Article From Guest Author Mike Green, An Attorney From Philadelphia. Mike Represents Several Structured Settlement Factoring Companies In Pennsylvania And New Jersey. The Views Expressed Herein Are Solely Those Of The Author.

Guest Speakers And Record Attendance Make The 4th Annual Nasp Conference The Best ...

The National Association Of Settlement Purchasers (“nasp”) Held Its 2008 Annual Conference In Late October In Las Vegas. By Most Estimates This Was The Best Conference Yet, And Certainly The Best Attended With Around 110 Attorneys And Business Professionals At The 2 Day Conference.

Let's Be Careful Out There

One Of My Favorite Tv Shows From The 80s, Or Ever Really, Was “hill Street Blues.” If You're Old Enough To Remember It, You May Recall Sgt. Esterhaus At The End Of Each Day’s Briefing Sternly But Grandfatherly Telling All The Cops "let's Be Careful Out There." As We All Try To Figure Out How The Curr ...

Don’t Mess With Taxes: Inaccuracies Abound In Structured Settlement Reporting

I Don’t Know What It Is About Structured Settlements And Structured Settlement Factoring, But For Some Reason Blatant Inaccuracies Seem More Prevalent Than Truth In Reporting On These Topics. Personally I Don’t Think The Facts Are All That Hard To Get Right, But Maybe I’ve Just Been Around Too Long.

Part 3 Of "a Critical View Of Factoring"

In This Third And Final Installment Of My Video Interview With Jan Schlichtmann, Mr. Schlichtmann Concludes His "cross-examination." As Always, I Look Forward To Your Comments. You Can Reach Me At Mbracy@setcap.com.

Part 2 Of "a Critical View Of Factoring"

Click Below For Part 2 Of Jan Schlichtmann's "cross-examination" Of Me On Factoring Issues. As Always, I Look Forward To Your Comments And Questions. You Can Reach Me Directly At Mbracy@setcap.com

Video: A Critical View Of Factoring With Jan Schlichtmann (part 1)

Late Last Year Renowned Plaintiff’s Attorney Jan Schlichtmann (of “a Civil Action” Fame) Presented Me With An Interesting Opportunity. He Said He Really Didn’t Like Structured Settlement Factoring And Had Lots Of Questions About How It Works And Problems With The Practice. I Suggested That He “cross- ...