Pre-Settlement Funding and Emergency Preparedness

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , , |

According to a survey published in Forbes, 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. 34% of survey respondents have absolutely nothing set aside. The average hospital stay is roughly $10,000, and that is just the cost of a single stay. That does not take into account doctor's visits post-accident, physical therapy, surgical procedures, [...]

Pre-Settlement Funding is Not a Loan: It is a Way to Level the Playing Field

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , |

The U.S. legal systems allows individuals who were injured by a negligent person or entity to pursue compensation for damages via a legal claim. While this right is certainly one to appreciate, the fact is that the legal system moves rather slowly. The average personal injury claim takes months to settle, while some can take [...]

How do Insurance Companies Investigate Insurance Claims?

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

Following a car accident, the insurance company needs to investigate the claim before it can reach a settlement. Typically, a representative of the company will contact you and any other potential witnesses in order to gather more detailed information about the incident. The insurance adjuster will ask questions to probe deeper into what happened and [...]

Six Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Personal Injury Claim

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |

If you have been in an accident, there is a long list of personal and legal items to worry about. Will you make your son’s soccer game? Will you need surgery on your leg? Will you be reimbursed for any medical treatment you will need to receive? Whatever your immediate worries may be, there are [...]

The Devastating Financial Impact of a Spinal Cord Injury

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

Personal injuries are financially devastating in and of themselves, as victims are forced to pay for unforeseen medical expenses, property damage, and more, all without being able to earn an income. However, spinal cord injuries are even more shattering, as spinal cord injuries often result in significant and irreversible damage, in addition to medical and [...]

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing With Your Doctor Throughout Your Personal Injury Case

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

Whether your doctor likes it or not, he or she is a key player in your personal injury case. An insurance company or jury is not just going to take your word for it when you claim to be injured. They are going to want proof. Your doctor can give them that proof. However, even [...]

Four Steps to a Successful Personal Injury Claim Outcome

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

So, you were injured in an accident and sustained serious, life-altering injuries. You are automatically entitled to a settlement, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, knowing that you are injured is not enough to win your lawsuit. Rather, you need to prove that you are injured and that the defendant caused your injuries. While that may seem simple [...]

Three Ways to Increase the Settlement Value of Your Client’s Case

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , , , , |

When a person takes the time to file a personal injury claim and to hire an attorney, it is because he or she has likely suffered severe financial hardship because of his or her injuries. It is the job of that person’s lawyer to not only build a case that is guaranteed to win, but [...]

Three Signs Pre-Settlement Funding Might be Right for You

By |April 29th, 2018|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , |

If you were seriously injured in a car, truck, slip-and-fall, work-related, or other type of personal injury accident, you may be unable to work. However, just because you cannot work does not mean that your bills stop coming in or that you no longer need food, clothing, or shelter to live. As your bills pile [...]