Interview with Jennifer D'Andrea-Terreri, New York structured settlement expert

New York structured settlement expert Jennifer D'Andrea-Terreri joined Speaking of Settlements to discuss her structured settlement planning practice, based in Western NY, but covering the entire NY State area. This conversation, part one of a three part series on settlement planning, structured settlements, special needs and planning for clients looks at her special emphasis on working with addiction litigation, military families, special needs planning and other matters of interest to trial lawyers.

Jennifer's, who is the newest member of the Structured Settlement Expert Directory,  is located in Lockport NY and you can learn more about her by going to her profile on the structured settlement expert directory and looking under the NY listing.

This series looks at not only her professional work as a settlement planner, but also her expanded role as a certified mediator. Her holistic view of the process of dispute resolution, settlement planning and caring for the needs of injury victims is an excellent illustration of how the professionals, in what was once a profession that was focused exclusively on structured settlements, has expanded to provide comprehensive planning services for trial lawyers and injury victims. 

JG Wentworth pushes back against CFPB allegations of consumer fraud in structured settlement purchasing transactions

In yet another sign the structured settlement purchasing profession is in the regulatory cross hairs, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, brought charges against JG Wentworth last week. The allegation is that their method of solicitation and purchase of structured settlement cash flows is deceptive and harmful to consumers. 

JG Wentworth has fired back with their own defense that the CFPB is outside it's jurisdiction and that much like it's prior attack on for profit colleges, the CFPB will lose this case as well. The Settlement Channel will continue to monitor the case and report as events unfold. 

New York Structured Settlement Expert, Jennifer O. D'Andrea

New York Structured Settlement Expert Jennifer D'Andrea

Newest addition to the structured settlement expert directory covering the state of new york.

Jennifer D'Andrea is a Settlement Planning Consultant, Mediator and Structured Settlement Expert with over 16 years experience in the insurance, financial and legal fields. She began her settlement career with EPS Settlements Group (EPSSG) primarily working with the defense on New York State Workers' Compensation, and in 2003, transitioned to EPSSG's sister company, Millennium Settlements as a Plaintiff's oriented consultant. Jennifer continues to work with plaintiff's and their attorneys attending mediations and settlements conferences, as required in the negotiation and resolution of personal injury and non-qualified cases. Prior to structured settlements, she worked in insurance sales and continues to offer various insurance products in conjunction with structured settlement annuities.

A military brat, Jennifer grew up at Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Through her personal experiences and work in the community, she recognized the needs of Military Families and Veterans and thus Founded S.E.R.V. NIAGARA. S.E.R.V. NIAGARA is the first organization in Niagara County to provide housing exclusively for homeless and disabled Veterans and their families, while also providing a uniquely structured program to support, educate, employ, empower and promote healing.

Jennifer is a liaison in the Lockport City Treatment Courts, Niagara County Veterans Court, and speaks on social issues such as substance abuse, domestic violence and the effects on children and families. She is a member of the Lockport Rotary, Niagara County Judges and Police Executive Conference, National Structured Settlement Trade Association, and NIMAC (Niagara Military Affairs Council). 

Jennifer is an alumna of the Leadership Niagara Class of 2015, has recently been honored with the 2016 Unsung Hero Award presented by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, a 2015 Congressional Medal of Honor Citizen Honors Finalist in the Service Act category, and the 2014 Community Support Award sponsored by the Lockport Business Association. After living out of the country for 5 years, Jennifer and her family now reside in historic Lockport.

Contact Jennifer O. D'Andrea on social media or her company web page below:

Jennifer O. D'Andrea, LLC

Conveniently located across from the Niagara County Courthouse at 80 Park Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094

Office line: 716-553-6714