What Expenses can Pre-Settlement Funding Cover?

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , |

You have just experienced a workplace injury or car accident and are finally getting released from the hospital. The accident was not your fault, but your car is totaled, there is a big stack of medical bills waiting for you at home, and you still are not able to go back to work. What are [...]

Be Diligent About Finding a Reliable Pre-settlement Company

By |July 14th, 2019|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , |

When you are pursuing a civil case in hopes of recovering damages for injury, property damage, or other expenses, you may be facing mounting bills while you wait for a settlement or judgment. You cannot do much to speed your case along, and your payment even after you reach a settlement or receive a judgment [...]

Deciding Between Settlement and Trial

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , , |

It can be difficult to know whether you should continue to pursue your case to trial or seek a settlement. While a settlement offers a quicker payoff than waiting through the trial process, you may feel as though you have lost if you settle out of court. There are many things to consider as you [...]

What You Need to Know About Structured Settlements

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , |

Not every personal injury or other civil case will end up in the courtroom. Many of these cases actually resolve when the defendant offers you a settlement, or cash payment, in exchange for dismissing the legal case. You will likely receive the settlement as either a lump sum or several yearly payments, called a structured [...]

Personal Injury Payments and Pre-Settlement Funding

By |June 7th, 2019|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , |

Even with an experienced attorney in your corner, personal injury cases can drag on for months or even years. You likely began your case because you needed the defendant to help you pay the bills resulting from your accident. While you wait on the court’s decision or a settlement offer from the defendant, those bills [...]

Use Legal Funding to Maximize the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

It can take months or years to settle a civil lawsuit. The process is difficult for a whole host of reasons. You may find yourself out of work due to extensive injuries or paying medical bills out of your own pocket until the case settles. You want to make sure you get the most out [...]

Pre-Settlement Funding is Not a Loan

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

If you have been in an accident, you may find it difficult to make ends meet. Depending on the degree of your injuries, you may be unable to work and saddled with expensive medical bills. To help cover your damages, you file a personal injury claim. However, it may be a long time before your [...]

Why Medical Malpractice Cases are So Difficult (and Costly!)

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

Very few personal injury attorneys are willing to take on medical malpractice cases, and for good reason—they are difficult to win and expensive. Yet, just because they are more complex and costly than other personal injury cases does not mean victims of malpractice should go without legal aid. Health care providers still need to be [...]

Understanding Lawyer Fees in a Personal Injury Case

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

Disagreements over costs are the most common source of tension between personal injury attorneys and their clients. This is because clients often misinterpret contingency fee agreements, and attorneys let them. You can save yourself considerable headache by requesting clarity regarding fee arrangements, as well as other matters relating to cost, when you first agree to [...]