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For INCOME tax purposes inheritance is not taxable income in the US regardless the amount - as a recipient of inheritance you do not need to claim it as income.
There is no any amount limit.
Please see for reference IRS publication 525 -
Gifts and inheritances. In most cases, property you receive as a gift, bequest, or inheritance is not included in your income. However, if property you receive this way later produces income such as interest, dividends, or rents, that income is taxable to you....
Not to mention that the settlement award because of personal injury is not taxable for your mother's estate.
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