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structuredsettlements
Stamford, CT USA/ New York City Metro Area
John Darer is a Structured Settlement Expert,Master Structured Settlement Consultant, Certified Financial Transitionist, Settlement Planner and Sudden Money Advisor
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Why would Milestone Consulting publish on its YouTube Channel and tweet about it, when the Bairs Foundation website says something completely different? Who reviews this stuff? Although one might presume that Mr. Saunders stated the 5% to the best of his recollection, Milestone chose to publish the video with the inaccuracy and then further promote it in a tweet. Continue reading
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Despite advertising they are plaintiff exclusive, some structured settlement brokers have declared under penalty of perjury that they have had substantial experience in each of the past 3 years in providing structured settlement brokerage services to or on behalf of defendants or their counsel. Continue reading
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"Mother Goose" John Bair, a recent spinner of structured settlement trashing fairy tales, claims 7-9% yield on securities. To be fair, a question that should be asked of Bair is "What kind of risk is on the table for a 7-9% yield that John Bair claims he can show?" in a Legal Examiner publication. Continue reading
Factoring company lawyer Stephen Heretick was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2015. Heretick has used his legislative privilege to prevent the case from proceeding to some resolution, leaving an astounding 30 outstanding motions in the Terrence Taylor case! Continue reading
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The Direct Pay press release is a bit of selective exploitation of a recent event and marketing overkill in the same vein as settlement planners pushing "Grillo waivers" for the last 25 years to induce the sale of more structured settlements. Continue reading
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HighSpeedPayouts.com makes a devious and deceptive sales pitch to sell your structured settlement at its figurative pawn shop, for the purpose of "Taking Dream Vacations and Exotic Travel", which is probably one of the all time dumbest things anyone can do with their structured settlement. Continue reading
Anyone who continues to use the term secondary market annuity in conjunction with factored structured settlement payment streams, in light of pending legal cases where investor money is threatened with big losses is simply fooling their audience. Continue reading
Plaintiffs had sued a Mineola New York couple, individually and as guardians of for their deceased son, seeking recovery of $272,266.14 in overpaid life contingent structured settlement payments paid after the death of their son. The Complaint said Defendants refused to repay the $272,266.14 Continue reading
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If the judge grants the interpleader, then Insurance Company of North America will make payments into the Court and not to Structured Asset Funding/ 123 LumpSum or its assignees (if SAF/123 assigned its rights to another investor or investors) Instead such payments will be paid into the Court to be held until the matter is resolved. Continue reading
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Hindert acknowledges that some brokers and settlement planners package and promote factored structured settlement payment rights as tax-free “in-force annuities.” Significantly Hindert warns, these investments are not annuities and they are not structured settlements Continue reading
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In addition to forum shopping, Anthony Chirico, the attorney for Patriot Settlement Resources, LLC and Gregory Mueller, the attorney for the seller shared an address. Oops! Continue reading
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Structured settlement payments are neither going to a "Barber Shop Duet" of factoring companies or their investors, nor to Zach Barber, the 18 year old Pennsylvania man whose disputed structured settlement payments were pillaged starting when he was only 10 years old, just yet. Continue reading
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Some structured settlement firms proudly advertise a willingness to take the smallest of cases. But Chronovo's wiggling and jiggling in an effort to win the micro structured settlement "limbo contest" has left me giggling. The math just doesn't work. Continue reading
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But for an insurance trade publication, Insurance Claims Journal to miss the biggest question of all, why Gargan elected to embezzle rather than file a $100,000 claim against a policy that likely had limits in the millions, is a real head scratcher. Continue reading
Disgraced former structured settlement broker Joe Gargan's Covid-19 Hail Mary pass of excuses in relation to his criminal acts, have resulted in a figurative sack of potatoes. Gargan is going to prison and must report by January 4, 2021. He also must pay more than $9 million in restitution. Continue reading
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Once the United States learned of Mr. Gargan’s embezzlement, it allocated new funds to purchase the agreed upon annuities for the victims. As a result, each of the settlement agreements listed in Count 1 have been fully satisfied (by the US. Government) Continue reading
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In the Complaint Plaintiff provided copies of damning emails from then Structured Asset Services representative Mel Luback that clearly show the New York to Florida Inducement and Coaching Continue reading
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Neither the beneficiary of this structured settlement nor any other assignee shall have the power to assign the periodic payments to any third party without a genuine hardship and even then only with the advice of counsel. Any purported assignment in violation of this provision shall be void ab initio. Continue reading
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However you interpret it, as 6%-29% of the present value or future value, the result using the J.J. Edwards purported methodology is a high octane grade of "rat turd" for your money. The structured settlement secondary market is hard done by because the J.J. Edwards blog's explanation is absurd Continue reading
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An unthinkable story of structured settlement factoring predation of a minor in Pennsylvania that also serves as a warning to investors in Structured Settlement Payment Rights. Strap yourself in readers. This one's a doozy. Continue reading
Being patient and alert enabled a 22 year old young adult from New Jersey to do a better structured settlement factoring deal with J.G.Wentworth and put $32.8K more in her pocket. Her structured settlement arose out a wrongful death case, her father passing when she was a minor. Continue reading
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Defendant Stephen Heretick, a structured settlement factoring company lawyer and elected official of the Virginia house of delegates is the sole objector to keeping the Dockery class action in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Heretick is the central figure in the alleged scheme says the Complaint. Continue reading
Privacy is not something you can count on if you invest in structured settlement payment rights (often mislabeled secondary market annuities). The number of legal cases impacting, or potentially impacting such investments continues to grow. Continue reading
It's a shame when people showcase credentials, but lack sharpness to simply explain subject matter that their credentials suggest they should have.Consumer Affairs is a pay for accreditation service that some structured settlement factoring companies use to elevate their standing for consumers. Continue reading
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Consumers deserve the clearest path to accurate structured settlement information. Milestone Consulting has made a rookie mistake in its explanation of what a structured settlement is. The only thing is that Milestone Consulting is not a rookie. Continue reading