by Structured Settlement Watchdog®
Structured Settlement Seller Forum Shopping Impact Study Update
Today I received a call from a New York City structured settlement annuitant, a person of color who was cold called from a a court scraping structured settlement factoring company representative that attempted to prey on desperation by suggesting actions be taken by the annuitant that would have constituted fraud on the Court in a neighboring state. Fortunately the annuitant contacted me. Message to the dirt ball who attempted to prey on the nice lady, your name and numbers have been duly noted should your name come up again. I dialed each of the 202 and 407 numbers numbers February 25, 2021 and did not leave a message, just so you know I'm aware of who you are. Check my numbers in your caller ID.
The sad thing is that the annuitant contacted the attorney who settled her medical malpractice case, who is recognized as one of the premier medical malpractice lawyers in New York City, but purportedly indicated that his work was done when the case settled. I could not help but wondering how many annuitants contact their attorneys, get a similar response and subsequently become victims to cash now predators. It doesn't have to be that way,
I devote a significant amount of pro bono work each year as the Structured Settlement Watchdog®. Read about the mission and watch the video. I encourage New York City trial lawyers to become aware of the service provided to structured settlement annuitants. If they are too busy to answer these folks' questions, then at least save them from becoming fresh meat.
If you have a structured settlement and are exploring selling some of your structured settlement payments, have been approached by a company through a cold call and you are being encouraged to lie about your residence in order to do a deal, don't do it. Report it to me