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structuredsettlements
Stamford, CT USA/ New York City Metro Area
John Darer is a Structured Settlement Expert, Master Structured Settlement Consultant, Registered Settlement Planner, Certified Financial Transitionist, Settlement Planner and Sudden Money Advisor
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Heretick's "legislative privilege" gun is running out of bullets. Time is counting down for Portsmouth, Norfolk and Chesapeake delegate Steve Heretick who lost to 26 year old Nadarious Clark in Virginia's 79th District Democratic primary. Continue reading
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A deep dive into just how settlement planners have marketed other people's structured settlement payments as investments, to trial lawyers, their injured clients, conservators, trustees and the Courts has revealed some pretty scary stuff that should give judges, fiduciaries and lawyers pause. Continue reading
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A deep dive into just how settlement planners have marketed other people's structured settlement payments as investments, to trial lawyers, their injured clients, conservators, trustees and the Courts has revealed some pretty scary stuff that should give judges, fiduciaries and lawyers pause. Continue reading
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Isn't JG Wentworth engaging in similar conduct to that which led to JG Wentworth filing a lawsuit against Peachtree and the alleged cause of its alleged irreparable harm? Continue reading
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Annuity contracts are issued by insurance companies and sold to consumers by licensed insurance agents or brokers. Funding is a term used to describe the financial consideration paid to a structured settlement payee in exchange for the rights to certain structured settlement payments. Continue reading
How Do Structured Settlement Purchasing Companies Work? Seems like a simple enough question, but not so straightforward for Annuity.org who again flatter to deceive. Continue reading
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The Trojan Horse translated "Don't Just Dream About Selling Your Structured Settlement For Pennies on the Dollar to remodel your home". Wow , just wow. Continue reading
by Structured Settlement Watchdog UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh has compiled information on phony anti-libel takedown injuctions in an aptly named Shenanigans (Internet Takedown Edition), which will published in the forthcoming Utah Law Review, 2020. Professor Volokh's informative 55 page treatise can be... Continue reading
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Richart Ruddie of JRR Funding and Profile Defenders (NuProfile) was sued in August 2012 by Las Vegas sports betting giant Bill Walters in litigation against companies and individuals that Walters said put up phony websites to trick gamblers into thinking they were buying betting tips from him. Continue reading
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CBC Settlement Funding shill Annuity.Org published bogus information about structured settlements that was purportedly fact checked and financially by a PhD only last month. Here are 5 ways that the Annuity.org and its "fact checkers" got it horribly wrong Continue reading
The Court quashed an appeal of denied motions to dissolve an injunction involving a 1/31/2020 order requiring all (structured settlement) annuity payments to Zachary Barber provided for in its 2005 Settlement Order be paid into court until allegation of statutory violations, forum shopping and fraud presented in the underlying proceeding had been determined. Continue reading
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The "greatest gift" by the structured settlement consulting firm is to demonstrate an unfortunate lack of familiarity with the roles of Congress, the power granted to Congress to levy taxes by the United States Constitution and the role of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Oy yoy yoy.l Continue reading
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But can these pennies on the dollar merchants truly be considered structured settlement brokers? The pennies on the dollar has to do with the purchase of factored structured settlement payment rights, not structured settlements or structured settlement annuities. Continue reading
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Did a search engine optimization firm for a Florida structured settlement factoring company prey on a criminal defense law firm? Or is a criminal defense firm shilling for the Florida structured settlement factoring company? Continue reading
Judge Charles Maxfield, who is from Fairfax Virginia and brought in after a pair of recusals in the Portsmouth Circuit, expressed concerns about being able to complete the 384 mile round trip under the circumstances. So the Terrence Taylor saga continues. Continue reading
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In a shocking discovery, twice bankrupt JG Wentworth and its sister company Peachtree Financial are now apparently each identifying as a " Settlement Consultant" as this screenshot shows. It is not clear how long the Chesterbrook PA companies' secondary market "dysphoria" has been building. Continue reading
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Wouldn't it be less confusing and more accurate if they answered the phone "Annuity Payment Freedom for Pennies on the Dollar"? Isn't that the reality of the end product? Liquidity at a big cost. Freedom tastes of reality, eh? Continue reading
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Court scraping is the process of searching court records for personal identifiable information about individuals, with whom the scraper has no direct relationship, whose settlements involve structured settlements. Continue reading
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It's bad enough that certain stand alone structured settlement factoring companies and their shills "misgender" settlements as awards, but a settlement purchaser associated with a settlement planning firm is joining in the "poopsmithery". Continue reading
The Annuity.org ruse has been up for a long time. Saying something is fact checked and displaying the fact checker and his/her credentials isn't believable as documented critiques provided. When it comes to structured settlements, theirs is a brand that generates leads for a factoring company or companies that pay pennies on the dollar. Continue reading
Volokh's informative treatise features, among other things, the shenanigans of "reputation manager" and AnnuitySold fraud Richart Ruddie, mentioned 14 times, in conjunction with a multi state de-indexing scam tied to Ruddie's "reputation management" company, that was uncovered in 2016 Continue reading
The Proposed Nevada Act would also give a court the power to (1) Revoke the registration of the settlement purchasing company; (2) Suspend the registration; or (3) Enjoin the structured settlement purchasing company from filing new structured settlement transfer proceedings in Nevada, if the there is a determination that the structured settlement purchasing company is in violation of the Act Continue reading
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The reason that We Pay More Funding is misleading consumers with the statement is that they will never ever EVER give you a "full settlement payout".. When your business model involves paying pennies on the dollar, their statement makes no sense and could never be true. Continue reading