Areas of Expertise:
Gary Blankenship has consulted for both plaintiff and defense clients in over 8,500 personal injury cases for structured settlements and personally participated in negotiations nationwide, developing appropriate settlement plans for all levels of injuries, including those catastrophically impaired such as brain and spinal cord injuries. His expertise includes settlement of most case types including truck and auto liability, medical malpractice, products liability, construction liability, general liability, premises liability, workers’ compensation, Federal Tort Claims Act, Vaccine Fund (HHS) cases, employment and railroad liability/FELA cases. When appropriate, he prepares financial Illustrations of life care plans. Gary associates with other financial experts to provide trusts, life insurance, mutual funds or other investment products when such needs arise. Gary is also knowledgeable in the structuring of contingent attorney fees.
A full-time structured settlements consultant since 1984, with securities licenses 6 and 63 (2008-2014).
Education / Licenses :
- B.A. University of Richmond (magna cum laude) –Psychology and Sociology
- Life insurance and annuity licenses in multiple states
- Associate in Claims (AIC)
Although he is professionally available 24/7, Gary is also devoted to his wife Kimberly, two daughters, son and three grandchildren. Being a life-long Eagle Scout, he is always looking for adventure and opportunities to serve others. He enjoys running, biking, swimming, golf, tennis and being handy with tools.