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The American Association of Settlement Consultants is supported by the generous sponsorship of our Partner Members. 

Interested in becoming an AASC Partner? Contact us today to request our 2021 Partner Prospectus.

Diamond Partner

As the first life insurer solely dedicated to structured settlements, Independent Life provides competitive and innovative annuity products that enable our settlement consultants to help injured plaintiffs and their attorneys achieve better case results and planning solutions. We do this with market-leading pricing, enhanced medical underwriting, and exceptional customer service.

Independent Life has affirmed our ratings from two highly respected Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSROs) with deep analytical track records. We are and will remain one of the most well capitalized life insurance carriers serving the structured settlement industry as measured by capital and surplus to general account assets. Our investment management objectives are implemented and executed by BlackRock, the world‘s largest asset management firm, with more than $5 Trillion dollars in assets under management and serves over 150 insurance entities.

Independent Life‘s mission is to provide trustworthy, competitive and innovative annuity products that professional consultants can easily integrate with other financial products and governmental benefits to produce optimum settlement planning solutions for personal injury victims and their families.

Silver Partner

Legacy Enhancement is a national non-profit corporation established to assist individuals who are disabled or have special needs. The goal of our trust is to protect you and your loved ones‘ current and future assets by managing funds for supplemental needs and enriching your overall quality of life. Your trust fund will be professionally managed to provide long-lasting security and support. We strive to retain any public entitlements you or your loved one are owed, and work to assist with the needs not covered by benefits or insurance. Legacy Enhancement can assist you with every aspect involved in trust administration; including establishment of the trust, funds disbursement and bill pay, benefits coordination, and much more.  In addition, we offer low-cost fees to establish and maintain a trust for beneficiaries. With Legacy Enhancement‘s trust services, those who need it most can rest easier knowing that their legacy is preserved. 

Bronze Partners

American General is highly-rated by the rating agencies for financial strength and is part of Sun America Financial Group, one of the largest insurance companies in the world. We are an industry leader in structured settlements, not only are we one of the first companies to write structured settlements but we have written more premium than any other company. Our customer service area services more than 60,000 structured settlement annuitants annually.

ARCHER Systems, LLC (ARCHER), offers comprehensive settlement solutions including claims administration, healthcare lien resolution and qualified settlement fund administration services to law firms across the United States with a particular focus on the management of class action settlements, mass tort global and inventory aggregate settlements, and multidistrict litigation matters in a broad range of wage and hour claims, product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, mass disaster, and toxic tort/exposure cases.

Our mission is to provide reliable pre and post settlement services with integrity, professionalism, and respect for our clients and community, delivering innovative solutions to help efficiently navigate complex legal processes to achieve better outcomes.

Family Network on Disabilities (FND) was founded in 1985 by a group of parents of persons with disabilities who came together for mutual support and information-sharing. FND is a family-centered and family-driven grassroots organization for persons with disabilities and their families that is family-centered and family-driven. The mission of Family Network on Disabilities is striving for complete integration and equality of people with disabilities in a society without barriers. FND serves all persons with all disabilities and believes that everyone has intrinsic value and the inherent right to respect, independence, knowledge, freedom of choice, inclusion, quality of life, success, and equality.

FND provides assistance and support to parents, educators, community organizations, and faith-based groups to increase the kinds and types of parental involvement and engagement to increase student academic achievement across Florida. FND provides these free services to form and foster partnerships between home and school to build sustainable relationships for student success.

Contributing Partners

Ametros was founded in 2010 with the vision of making healthcare easy for injured individuals and anyone that is paying for their medical needs out-of-pocket. Our mission is to help those individuals save money on their ongoing medical expenses, and to help them save time from dealing with the hassle of the complex healthcare system.

Resources After Settlement: Ametros helps injured parties settle seamlessly, providing resources to transition and adjust to life post-settlement. 

Comprehensive Settlement Solutions that Improve Lives.

We‘re a different kind of trust organization, exclusively serving the needs of parties settling claims. Assura Trust offers a uniquely qualified team of trust and settlement experts who work with professional settlement consultants to build comprehensive solutions.

 The Growth Structured Settlement - GSS 

Long-Term Income. Long-Term Growth.

GSS offered by Assura Trust is a structured settlement product that was designed in partnership with Vanguard, specifically to meet the needs of injured claimants and their families. GSS works hand in hand with settlement annuities to deliver long-term growth for injured people. It provides tax-fee periodic payments by utilizing a broadly diversified all-index fund strategy by Vanguard.  GSS includes features that provide an optimum blend of risk and return potential making it an attractive settlement tool to be used cooperatively by both consultants representing the plaintiff as well as the defense.  Please consider GSS for your next settlement opportunity.

Medivest is a national Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance company. In 1996 we were the first company to professionally administer a Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) arrangement.  Since then, we have developed effective and comprehensive methods to ensure MSP compliance and stretch injured parties‘ settlement dollars by providing post settlement custodial account administration. 

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, Medivest looks forward to the future as we continue to provide guidance to our clients through MSP compliance.  We also look back with pride in being a long-time innovator and creating pre-settlement and post-settlement solutions that have changed the industry such as the MSA Self-Administration Kit and MSA Trust Advisor Services.  In addition to these services, Medivest provides other services for all stages of the settlement process such as MSA Allocation and Medical Cost Projection reports, Lien Resolution, Social Security/Medicare eligibility verification.

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been providing Alternative Dispute Resolution services throughout the United States and internationally for almost 30 years and is one of the nation‘s top three largest ADR providers.  In 2021, for the eighth year in a row, NAM was voted a top ADR provider in the United States by the National Law Journal Annual Best of Survey.  NAM was also ranked a Best National ADR Provider by the Corporate Counsel Best of Survey.  NAM provides top-quality ADR services, including the administration of arbitrations and mediations, for a wide range of legal subject areas, and provides superior case administration, an unparalleled panel of neutrals, innovative technology and dedicated customer service. With a nationwide panel of over 2600 neutrals nationwide, NAM has specialized rosters for many different practice areas.

As a trusted partner and advisor, we help clients own the final step in the customer journey by orchestrating every program element, from concept to cardholder.

Prepaid Technologies was founded in 1998, in Birmingham Alabama, by bank industry veterans who understand both the intricacies of running a financial institution, and the technology that is shaping the future of business payments.

  • Pioneers of the Prepaid Industry – founded in 1998
  • Experts in electronic payments with 50+ years of experience
  • Reputation in the industry as a successful and trusted provider
  • Focused on payment solutions
  • Dedicated to providing high-touch, comprehensive support
  • Customized solutions brought to market quickly and effectively
  • Best in class partners

Capital First is an independent trust company with people that specialize in supporting injured clients and families nationwide with personal trust services. With over two decades of experience serving as the corporate trustee for settlement trusts, we provide personal services to fit the needs of the settlement planner and the beneficiary. Capital First is a nationally recognized leader in working with Special Needs Trusts, currently with over 400 trusts under administration.

We also administer hundreds of directed trusts; where Capital First serves as the trustee and the client can work with their financial advisor.  This is great solution for planners that manage assets for their clients and want to work with an advisor friendly trust company. 

The goals of our trusts are consistent with your settlement plans:  preservation of assets; protection of benefits; and most importantly using the settlement funds to improve the quality of life of the beneficiary.

MSA Allocation Reports. Medicare Compliance. Maximizing Recoveries. Your Plaintiff Loyal Medicare Compliance Team. Do not let defendants dictate your settlements with Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP) requirements.

Use Saber Solutions Premiere Membership Program to get MSA Allocation Reports early in your negotiations so you can control the process and use the MSA report as a sword to maximize your settlement. 

The Blanco Team at RBC Wealth Management. Our story: For more than a century, RBC Wealth Management has provided trusted advice and wealth management solutions to individuals, families and institutions. We are a global organization, bringing our diverse expertise and deep knowledge to help strengthen the financial security of our clients around the world.

Our leadership: With strategic vision and an unparalleled dedication to responsible stewardship, our management team is helping reshape the way you might think about a full-service securities firm.

The Industry Disruptor For Tax-Advantaged Settlement Solutions

Structures is the leading creator of cutting-edge financial solutions for claimants and their legal counsel. Our specialists are equipped with the expertise to offer full-service solutions addressing even the most complex tax implications related to legal settlements. Structures' unique and proprietary programs are built upon a platform that emphasizes client education and care, with the flexibility to be applied across many different areas including, but not limited to claimant recoveries, attorney fees in physical injury settlements, non-qualified attorney fees, installment sale transactions, employment litigation, environmental litigation, and celebrity endorsements.

In addition to program development, Structures has established an extensive network of national business and financial partners, making us the sole provider of access to new life insurance markets in the settlement marketplace. When combined with decades of experience, our professionals pioneer the most creative and cost-effective settlement solutions available.

CPT Institute is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Trustee. Our mission is to preserve government benefit eligibility for the injured and at-risk by providing education and training to the legal community. 

We provide free consultations and support to your firm to ensure those going through a divorce do not jeopardize eligibility for government benefits they or their family members may qualify for.  

Schedule Free Consultation if a client and/or any family member is: 

  • Disabled or no longer able to work? 
  • Receiving Traditional Medicaid & no longer able to work? 
  • Receiving SSDI as a low wage earner SSDI less than state SSI rate?
  • Receiving IHSS In-home support services? 
  • A minor or lacks capacity? 
  • Fearful of misappropriation of funds?