By Robert I. Feinberg | Published October 16, 2015 | |
This blog concerns the issues relating to structured settlements. A structured settlement is a long-term payout. In the appropriate circumstances with certain clients, it should be given consideration. It is essentially an annuity. Because the payouts are made over time, perhaps decades, you need to make sure the funds are being paid by a sufficiently capitalized corporation, one that will be around to make those payments in the future.Read More
One of the best tools in a personal injury lawyer’s arsenal is mediation. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation is a voluntary process and non-binding. It is voluntary in the sense that both parties have to agree to attend. It is not final and binding as in the case of arbitration, yet another form of alternative dispute resolution.Read More
The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently affirmed a lower court’s decision that an insurance company acted in bad faith by failing to tender a reasonable settlement offer once liability became clear. The court awarded additional damages to the Plaintiff based on the insurance company’s misconduct. Rivera v. Commerce Insurance Company began with a 2003 head-on collision Read MoreRead More
I was very pleased to win a record personal injury judgment on behalf of my client, a repairman who was fixing a boiler when it exploded, severely burning him with steam and super-heated water. The jury ultimately awarded him $7.7 million dollars in compensation for injury, pain and suffering, and other damages. Sometimes, you have Read MoreRead More
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