Are structured settlements obsolete? One of the nations premier experts on structured settlements and settlement planning says that they aren't, but that the way they have been sold or offered to claimants IS obsolete. Too often this valuable tool is used for the defendants or insurance companies to gain an edge on plaintiff attorney's or injury victims, but despite the questionable tactics, the underlying product and concept of structured settlements is probably MORE valuable to injury victims now than ever before. Mark Wahlstrom covers the 5 major benefits of a structured settlement and why trial lawyers simply need to have their own expert to help evaluate, price and design a structured settlement for their client. To learn more go to: http://wahlstromandassociates.com/.