Medical Debt and Bankruptcy Prevention

By |January 12th, 2020|Categories: Legal Education|Tags: , , , |

When you find yourself needing emergency medical attention, your future medical bills are generally the last thing on your mind. What if you seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident? Are you financially stable enough to pay your own medical bills out of pocket? According to a new study, approximately 530,000 families go bankrupt every [...]

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. [...]

Winter Weather Dangers and Personal Injury Accidents

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Automobile Accidents|Tags: , , |

Snow, ice, and roadways are a dangerous combination. Add in reckless drivers, and you have the perfect recipe for vehicle accidents. The danger does not end with that first collision, though. After a winter weather accident, additional dangers include the wait in the cold for help and additional collisions caused by road conditions and low [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Top Four Benefits of Using Litigation Financing for Clients’ Cases

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , , |

Funding a lawsuit of any kind can be costly, no matter how much evidence a person has in his or her favor. For this reason, plaintiffs often find that they do not have enough money to pursue claims or, if they have enough money to start a claim, they often run out half way through [...]

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. [...]

Why Same-Day Approval and Funding Matters in Your Personal Injury Case

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

You were injured a month, two months, or even a year ago, and despite the fact that you did everything right—you sought medical care, you contacted an attorney, and you have been keeping records of your complaints—your case is still dragging on. While you trust yours and the defendant's attorneys to come to a fair [...]

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, [...]