Exceptional Background & Experience

Settlement Advisors, Inc. brings a high level of financial expertise to the structured settlement field. In addition to over 24 years in handling structured settlements, Settlement Advisors has years of financial analysis and planning experience.

Henry Barkhausen, President, is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association as well as the Illinois CPA Society and American Institute of CPAs. Henry understands how a structured settlement will fit into a claimant's financial future and has the expertise to address a range of financial planning issues.


Joshua Hickey, Settlement Consultant, is a recent graduate from Stonehill college located in Boston, MA. He studied both English and Economics in pursuit of his Bachelor of Arts Degree. He was a member of Stonehill’s Financial Management Association and held the designation of Director of Investment Research in his senior year. Josh’s primary focus in the past year was the creation and evolution of The Rothrock Report, comparing the impact of annuities on portfolio longevities. Josh’s knowledge concerning macroeconomic sentiments and market conditions will be a valuable asset to Settlement Advisors’ team.

Superior Analysis
and Presentation Skills

Settlement Advisors has experience in highly complex cases involving funding life care plans for severely disabled individuals. The creative use of various life companies for different cases or periods of payments increases the payments available to the claimant. Settlement Advisors has developed effective ways of illustrating the financial advantages of a structure in a graphic manner that can be understood by claimants, regardless of their financial background. The firm is experienced in all types of injury claims and settlements- and has used Medicare set-aside, special needs and/or medical reversionary trusts to maximize the benefits to the claimant. Often, we are responsible for finding and working with consultants and lawyers to establish the trust and complete the documents.

Efficient Execution

We value your time as well as your confidence in us. We will handle all aspects of documenting the structured settlement so that the transaction goes smoothly and the attorney's time is minimized. From its strong background in financial planning and long experience in structured settlements to its dedication to service and attention to detail, Settlement Advisors is a professional organization committed to providing the highest quality services to its clients.