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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]