Lawyers Education

Weathering the Storm: Financial Assistance for Your Personal Injury or Workers’ Compensation Clients

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , |

On May 1, Berkshire Hathaway held their annual shareholder meeting virtually due to the restrictions on public assembly imposed in Nebraska because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Labeled the “Woodstock for Capitalists” by Warren Buffet its CEO, Berkshire Hathaway is a multinational conglomerate holding company for subsidiaries such as Benjamin Moore, GEICO, Dairy Queen, Fruit [...]

Shelter in Place Orders and Your Clients’ Workers’ Compensation Claims

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , , |

Governors all over the United States are issuing stay-at-home orders, closing non-essential businesses, and moving many employees to work-from-home status. Even before private businesses were making decisions regarding which functions were essential and which functions were non-essential, many state and county governments had already made such plans. While no state-wide stay-at-home order has yet been [...]

Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Plaintiff’s Lawyer

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , , |

The legal system was caught off-guard with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For plaintiff’s lawyers, the pandemic is creating a host of issues for active lawsuits. Most of you also have cases from retained clients that you have not filed yet. It is almost impossible to meet, interview, and retain new clients in the current climate. [...]

Things Your Personal Injury Lawyer May Never Tell You

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , |

When you go to a personal injury lawyer for legal help, there are some important things you probably will not hear about. Some of the most important things your attorney may not tell you involve fees and your potential settlement. Some of this important information includes the following: Advocate fees may be subject to negotiation. [...]

Litigation Financing Myths, Debunked

By |January 26th, 2019|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , , |

As a legal professional who specializes in personal injury law, it would be worth your while to better understand litigation financing. Litigation financing, which is also referred to as legal funding, pre-settlement cash advance, lawsuit loans, structured settlements, and many other names, is quickly growing in popularity, and for good reason. Legal funding helps plaintiffs [...]

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 [...]