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 [...]

Why You Want to Keep Your Clients Off Social Media

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

For many veteran attorneys, encouraging clients to steer clear of social media is a no-brainer. Individuals tend to share everything from their morning cup of joe to their Valentine's Day dinner plans to what should be private information with their followers. It is not unthinkable that, after an accident, a person might take to Facebook, [...]

How Legal Funding can Help Pay for Surgery Costs

By |February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

It is no secret that the cost of healthcare in the United States is outrageous. A typical doctor's visit, which lasts about an hour, costs the average uninsured individual $160. Assuming that the average uninsured individual lives at or below the poverty level, $160 is more than one-tenth of his or her income. Even for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Types of Settlement Funding Available

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Finance Education, Legal Education|Tags: , , , |

Not all forms of lawsuit loans are created equal. There are various types of loans that plaintiffs and attorneys can obtain to meet unique financial needs created by a personal injury lawsuit. Two of those types of loans include pre-settlement funding and post-settlement funding. At Capital Financing, we specialize in both types. This post details [...]

Six Tips For Nailing Your Deposition

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , , , |

It is important to get ready for your deposition. A deposition can be stressful since there is a lot at stake. If your deposition goes well, it can mean a quicker and larger settlement, and if it goes poorly, it can mean the opposite. Most people who have been injured want to settle quickly because [...]

5 Tips to Prepare for a Deposition

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now that you have filed a personal injury case there are several steps that take place before your settlement and one of those steps involves the deposition.  Your attorney will explain everything you need to know about the deposition and will be there with you when it takes place.  It helps to prepare for a [...]