Closed Courts and what they mean for your client’s Pre-Settlement Advance

By |2020-11-18T08:52:58-05:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , , |

Who could have expected the closure of courts, no trials, clients being out of work, and the pressures of settling cases earlier than expected to get your clients their money? Due to COVID-19 juries are not assembling, courts are limited to virtual hearings, civil cases come after criminal cases, all causing cases to slow down. [...]

The Facts About No-Interest Pre-Settlement Advances

By |2020-10-09T17:19:51-04:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , |

Has one of your clients asked you what you think about pre-settlement advances? This question leads to some angst among lawyers. Many lawyers do not like making recommendations about pre-settlement advance companies because they do not know anything about such providers. Another reason we hear from lawyers that work with our company is that they [...]

How to Choose the Best Pre-Settlement Loan Lender

By |2020-10-09T17:19:54-04:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , |

Lawyers have a hard time recommending other professionals to their clients. By not endorsing anyone, the lawyer, always looking for ways to reduce or minimize risk, has no exposure should that relationship go bad. Lawyers are often wary when considering pre-settlement financing for their clients’ lawsuits. Unless the client asks, few lawyers recommend that clients [...]

I Won a Settlement: What Happens Now?

By |2020-10-09T17:19:55-04:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , |

Winning a settlement does not automatically mean you will receive your money right away. Even when settlements are reached in court, at trial, the process to receive your settlement money will require the completion of legal documents and a waiting period for payment, depending on the practices of the insurance company involved in your lawsuit. [...]

When is Right Time to Have Your Client Get Pre-Settlement Loan?

By |2020-10-09T17:19:57-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Lawyers Education|Tags: , , |

Clients always want to know when their lawsuit will be settled, particularly if they are out of work and recovering from injuries. Earning a living while their lawsuit is pending is likely a major concern for your clients. Income from employment is used to maintain shelter, food, and pay for unreimbursed medical expenses. Once the [...]

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

By |2020-10-09T17:19:58-04:00May 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 [...]

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

By |2020-10-09T17:20:05-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Cash Advances|Tags: , , , |

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is creating a host of issues for respondents with active workers’ compensation cases. California and New York City have already issued orders to all of its residents to stay home. The federal government is recommending people exercise social distancing, keeping at least six feet of space between themselves, even at home. [...]

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

By |2020-10-09T17:20:07-04:00March 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. [...]

How Coronavirus (COVID-19) Can Affect My Case

By |2020-10-09T17:20:11-04:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Finance Education|Tags: , , , , |

Not that people don’t have enough to worry about already, many clients are wondering how COVID-19, better known as the Coronavirus, effects their pending personal injury case. Firms are still adjusting to how they will conduct normal day to day business in addition to their ongoing cases. In our home state of Georgia, the courts [...]

Medical Debt and Bankruptcy Prevention

By |2020-10-09T17:20:14-04:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Finance 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 [...]

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