Pre-settlement funding

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

By |June 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 |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 [...]

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

By |April 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 |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. [...]

How Coronavirus (COVID-19) Can Affect My Case

By |March 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 |January 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 [...]

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: Finance 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 [...]