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Introducing Milestone’s New Executive Assistant, Megan Van Rentergem!

October 21, 2020

We’re excited to announce that Megan Van Rentergem has joined the Milestone team as executive assistant. We asked her a few questions about her life and background. Here’s what she had to say. Where did you attend school, and what did you study? I went to the State University of New York Fredonia. I majored…  Read more

Covering Special Education Costs in Tough Times

September 18, 2020

By now, most students across the country are back to school. But what school actually looks like right now varies as states and private institutions individually decide on their measures to prevent COVID-19 spread. So, needless to say, the transition to a new school year hasn’t been easy for many. Teachers in particular were left…  Read more

Check Out Our New Services Brochure!

June 30, 2020

Download Our Brochure An emerging standard of care for trial lawyers is recognizing that settlement is not an end, but a beginning. Injured plaintiffs and their families deserve strategies that ensure a lifetime of financial security. Milestone is a settlement planning and management company—one of the most professional, experienced, and reliable consultancies in the country.…  Read more

Breaking Down the Differences Between SSI, SSDI, and Social Security

June 22, 2020

The federal government provides financial assistance to people who are retired or unable to work because of physical or cognitive challenges. It’s not easy wading through all the different programs available, especially if you’ve recently sustained catastrophic injuries in an accident and have never looked into them before. For example, the names of three major…  Read more

Seamus McGovern Joins Milestone as Operations Analyst

June 15, 2020

We’re excited to announce that Seamus McGovern has joined the Milestone team as operations analyst. Seamus is an aspiring attorney with a lifelong collaborative spirit. He came to Milestone when our team needed more hands on deck with a project, and we liked him so much that we asked him to stick around! We asked…  Read more

Special Needs Trust: Is the Cost Worth the Benefit?

June 3, 2020

For those who receive Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and other needs-based government programs, receiving a personal injury settlement could mean losing benefits. But with proper settlement planning, plaintiffs can keep their eligibility for benefits while still making the most out of settlement. A special needs trust ensures funds from a personal injury settlement go to…  Read more

Introducing Milestone’s New Executive Assistant, Clare O’Connell!

May 27, 2020

We’re excited to announce that Clare O’Connell has joined the Milestone team as executive assistant. We asked her a few questions about her life and background. Here’s what she had to say. Where did you attend school, and what did you study? I received a Bachelor of Arts in e-Business Management Systems from Limerick Institute…  Read more

Team Member Spotlight: Laura Fetto

May 20, 2020

Over the next few weeks, we will be featuring the members of our dynamic team who, in their own way, help injured clients and their families plan for a secure financial future. Today the spotlight is on Laura Fetto, settlement administrator at Milestone. We asked Laura a few questions about working at Milestone and life…  Read more

New Litigation Trends We Could See in the Future

May 13, 2020

In the aftermath of COVID-19, people will still need the help of attorneys, whether to get divorced, settle business discrepancies, or hold negligent parties accountable for wrongful death or personal injury. However, new trends in litigation could appear in the months and years ahead — in ways we have never seen before. Employment Litigation Work…  Read more

How to Work Fee Deferral into Your Wealth Planning

May 12, 2020

We recently unveiled our new feeMaster brochure, which explains how Milestone’s attorney fee deferral program allows lawyers to leverage deferred compensation as part of an overall wealth strategy. A planning tool only afforded to those who work on contingency fee agreements, fee deferral allows attorneys to decide how and when they receive their money. This…  Read more