Pre-settlement Advice for Personal Injury & Medical Negligence Awards

Gresham Wealth Management are qualified to act as an Expert Witness in personal injury and medical negligence cases prior to settlement. We are experienced in providing guidance in respect of the following:

Form of Award’ Reports

The report will assess:

  • the pros and cons of settling on a PPO or lump sum (or a combination of the two),
  • the extent to which the claimant’s ongoing expenditure needs may be met under each form (accounting for the tax position of the claimant), and
  • the impact that contributory negligence will have on the financial position of the claimant.

 

Longevity of Capital Reports (where a PPO is not included)

The report will illustrate:

  • the rate of return (critical yield) required for a lump sum settlement to provide a specific level of income,
  • the level of sustainable income that a lump sum settlement could provide the claimant with over the course of their lives, and
  • the extent to which the Ogden tables can be relied upon to capitalise an income need.
  • Loss of Earnings & Pension Losses Reports

 The report will project loss of future earnings and pension entitlements to help ascertain the appropriate lump sum on which to settle.

For further advice in relation to our services in this area, please contact us.

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