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    The Maryland Structured Settlement Protection Statute

    The Maryland Structured Settlement Protection Statute MARYLAND CODE COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS Current through 2001 § 5-1101. (a) In this subtitle, the following words have the meanings indicated. (b) “Discounted present value” means the fair present value of future payments, as determined by discounting payments to the present using the most recently published applicable federal rate for determining the present value of an annuity, as issued by the United States Internal Revenue Service. (c) “Independent professional advice” means advice of an attorney, certified public accountant, actuary, or other licensed professional adviser: (1) Who is engaged by a payee to render […]