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Employment Liability and Other Taxable Claims – How Taxes and Periodic Payments Can Help Get Them Settled

Ever since the Supreme Court decision in Commissioner v. Schleier, the vast majority of employment settlements have been deemed taxable. Attempts to get employment recoveries excluded from income have all met with failure with few exceptions. There have been a …

Study: Lump Sum Settlements Encourage Return to Work

Lump sum settlements in workers’ compensation claims encourage injured workers to return to work, according to a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute’s (WCRI). The study, Return to Work after a Lump-Sum Settlement, looked at whether lump sum …