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Structured Settlements vs. Other Investment Alternatives Structured settlements are primarily used to provide stable continuous income and to address longevity risk, however, financial planners, financial advisers, other Investment representatives, plaintiff attorneys or even plaintiffs themselves occasionally raise questions about the rate of return on structured settlement annuities compared to other investment alternatives. It is important to keep in mind that these structured settlement payments when payable for personal injury, physical sickness, wrongful death or workers compensation pursuant to IRC 104(a)(1) or IRC 104(a)(2), are totally income tax free. On the other hand the investment return on the settlement proceeds received …