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Get Our Free Milestone Activity Book!

May 8, 2020

Since life is unusual right now, it’s important to take a minute for a little lighthearted fun. We thought we would bring some joy with a Milestone Activity Book. Click here to download or print the book for free, so your kids (or you and your kids, or just you!) can enjoy some coloring, drawing,…  Read more

Team Member Spotlight: Leslie George

May 8, 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 Leslie George​, director of settlement planning at Milestone. We asked Leslie a few questions about working at Milestone…  Read more

Here’s Why Smart Trial Lawyers Hire Settlement Planners

May 4, 2020

Milestone’s Director of Settlement Planning, Leslie George, describes the personal attention and expertise that only comprehensive settlement planners can provide attorneys’ clients. If you’ve ever gone to a legal conference, attended an annual convention, or participated in a company-sponsored CLE, you’ve heard of a settlement consultant. You’ve met people who work for consulting firms and…  Read more

Team Member Spotlight: Kristen Whalen

May 1, 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 Kristen Whalen, director of operations at Milestone. We asked Kristen​ a few questions about working at Milestone and…  Read more

Misconceptions About Structured Settlements

April 27, 2020

When settling a lawsuit, such as a personal injury, wrongful death, or other similar lawsuit, many plaintiffs can opt to get their settlement money in payments over time through a structured settlement instead of in a lump sum. There are many misconceptions around structured settlements, as not everyone is familiar with this financial option. The…  Read more

Team Member Spotlight: Dominic Baranyi

April 26, 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 Dominic Baranyi, controller at Milestone. We asked Dom a few questions about working at Milestone and life outside…  Read more

Settlement Trends During the Pandemic

April 18, 2020

At Milestone, we know a thing or two about settling cases. In fact, I dedicate 100 percent of my practice to issues involving settlement. Therefore, I have been fielding quite a few questions from personal injury attorneys across the country over the past month regarding cases settling during the coronavirus pandemic. While the pause/suspension/closing of…  Read more

Team Member Spotlight: Jessica McDowell

April 17, 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 Jessica McDowell​, operations associate at Milestone. We asked Jess a few questions about working at Milestone and life…  Read more

Latest on Zantac Litigation in Living Safer Magazine

April 15, 2020

Millions of people were likely holding their breath in late 2019, when preliminary testing showed unacceptable levels of the carcinogen NDMA present in the popular heartburn drug Zantac. Then, earlier this month, the other shoe dropped. After further investigation, the FDA asked manufacturers to immediately pull all prescription Zantac and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs from the…  Read more

How to Establish a Special Needs Trust

April 14, 2020

People who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicaid cannot keep more than $2,000 in their names and remain eligible for their means-tested government benefits. A special needs trust is designed to be a solution to this situation for individuals who might be receiving an influx of money from a settlement. This tool is a…  Read more