Why Structured Settlements are compared to Ants?
As ants have exoskeleton, the armor, structured settlements have several layers of protection-
Lawyers or , insurance companies, state and federal laws, brokers and
consultants to fix, decide and advise on structured settlements. Attorneys work to preserve
fairness and best interest of affected parties. Insurance companies protect the
investment and insure payments are made. State and federal laws protect all
parties with aggressive qualifications for the creation and distribution of
Ant colonies have a distinct odor that is unique to the members of that group.
Structured settlements are individually and distinctly arranged to meet the
personal needs of the award recipient. The payments from a settlement annuity
are structured to address financial needs over time.
People generally consider ants as pests and do whatever they can to get rid of
them. It’s easy enough to put sugar outside your door and keep them outside
where they belong. Annuitants also get tired of receiving payments spread out
over time. There are federal and state approved programs that allow for the
acceleration of the settlement payments.