Predictions for Litigation Financing in 2019

By |January 4th, 2019|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , , |

With the new year finally here, we are sure you are excited to see what the legal world has in store for you and your clients. While legal funding is not a new concept by any means, it has, until recently, remained relatively underappreciated. We anticipate that that will change in 2019. Below are a [...]

Should You Opt for Pre-Settlement Funding or a More Traditional Loan?

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

If you were injured in a car accident or other personal injury accident, and if you filed a personal injury claim to help pay for damages and cover the cost of living expenses while you recover, you may be anxious for your claim to settle. While your anxiety is perfectly normal, do not let it [...]

Help Reduce the Holiday Stress for Your Clients With Litigation Financing

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , |

Whether you have a client who was recently injured in a car, truck, slip-and-fall, or other type of personal injury accident, or you have an older client who is still waiting for his or her case to settle, chances are that he or she is feeling the pressure of the holiday season. While everyone else [...]

Three Reasons to Refer Your Client for a Pre-Lawsuit Loan

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: Finance Education, Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , |

Many personal injury lawyers are hesitant to refer their clients to pre-settlement lenders, but the reasons for this remain unclear. A structured settlement awarded prior to a case settling can help a client pay for rent, utilities, groceries, medical bills, and other necessary expenses. They can also help clients foot the bill for resources used [...]

How You can Use Litigation Financing as a Business Development Tool

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , |

The U.S. legal system promises justice for all and provides the opportunity for everyone, no matter their socio-economic status, to file a lawsuit or legal claim. However, despite the fact that the legal system provides such rights, it does not make the pursuit of such rights easy. Litigation is expensive, for most people prohibitively so. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Is My Settlement Offer Good Enough?

By |September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Pre-Settlement Funding|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 Your lawsuit may never go to trial.  Most likely you will be offered a settlement because it is more economical to avoid the litigation costs.  The settlement you are offered might not be the settlement your case merits.  What factors will help you determine whether your settlement offer is a fair one?  Your attorney [...]