Milestone Accomplishments

About Milestone

Milestone is a leading national settlement planning and management firm. Our team of experts works closely with plaintiffs and attorneys, providing trusted guidance and financial solutions at all stages of litigation.

Specialties

International Terrorism Settlement Work

Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Cases (2017-PRESENT)

  • Kreindler Qualified Settlement Fund (2017-Present)
    • Served as administrators for firm’s USVSST cases from September 11, 2001
    • Managed disbursements of funds
      • USVSST Round 1 (2017) – $52,603,430.13
      • USVSST Round 2 (2019 – Present) – $245,129,592.45 (monies still paying in)
      • USVSST Round 3 (2020 – Present) – $102,353.53 (monies still paying in)
      • USVSST Round 4 (estimated to fund in 2022
  • 1998 US Embassy Bombing, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania (2017)
    • Established the Terrorism Litigation Settlement and Recovery Fund (“TLSRF”)
    • Traveled to Tanzania to educate those who were receiving money from the fund, and to help them plan how to use it most responsibly and to think long-term
    • Set up Master Trust
    • Established monthly periodic payments for all claimants/beneficiaries in Tanzania
    • Managed disbursements of funds
      • Round 1 (2017) – $22,729,201.89
      • Round 2 (2018) – $7,651,20.77
      • Round 3 (2020-present) – $10,413,997.94
  • “Owens Plaintiffs” (Sudan matter with Fay Law Firm) – Estimated to fund in 2021, amount unknown.

1983 Beirut Bombing Cases (2012-2018)

  • Consulted with family members and survivors for settlement planning
  • Established annuities for victims of the Beirut bombing

September 11th Victims Compensation Fund (2001-2005)

  • Successfully lobbied for legislation that allowed for pro bono creation of structured settlements in connection with the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund
  • Set up structured settlement annuities for beneficiaries (primarily minors)

Mass Tort & Class Action Settlement Planning

Catastrophic Personal Injury Settlement Planning (Sample)

  • Ketchum Schuppe v. FCA US. LLC. f/k/a Chrysler Group, LLC (2019, $50,000,000)
  • Bay State Gas Company (2019, $30,000,000)
  • Jusko v. Gilbane Building Company (2018, $8,500,000)
  • Martinez v. Honda (2017, $48,500,000)
  • Beck v. Blanton Antenna Services, Inc. (2016, $12,000,000)
  • Murphy v. ShopRite (2015, $14,000,000)
  • Mosley v. Roxborough Memorial Hospital (2015, $11,500,000)
  • Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson (2015, $63,000,000)
  • Lozowicki v. Corcoran (2015, $11,750,000)