See letter from Social Security Administration in regards to Structured Settlements and Supplemental (Special) Needs Trusts.
See selection for structured settlement issues.
As part of case settlement and a determination of how the plaintiff should take the proceeds, and the allocation between cash and a structured settlement, the structure broker needs to consider the implications, if any, of the settlement upon the plaintiff’s continued Social Security benefits.
These pages provide a basic description of each Social Security Program, the eligibility thresholds for each program and the impact, if any, upon the continued receipt of Social Security benefits as a result of the receipt of settlement proceeds.
Social Security Benefit amounts
Social Security Survivorship Benefits
Social Security Disability Benefits
Supplemental Security Benefits
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