Can You Obtain Loans Against Workers’ Comp Settlements?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.1 million injury cases in 2020.1 Workers’ compensation is available to any employee who gets injured on the job. But many times, applicants don’t get the payments they’re entitled to. That’s because employers often deny responsibility for an injury or claim it didn’t occur on the […]

How Do I Obtain Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Funding?

A class action lawsuit, filed on behalf of a group of individuals or businesses having suffered common injuries/damages, can take two or more years to settle. The process includes oral arguments, class certification meetings, and a range of other litigation steps. While you wait for the case to conclude, class action lawsuit settlement funding provides […]

Can I Obtain Pre-Settlement Funding for Civil Cases?

Personal injury cases can be prolonged and challenging, but there are various incentives, such as lawyers working on a contingency fee basis and legal funding. Did you know you can obtain pre-settlement funding for a civil case too? Your lawsuit doesn’t have to involve a personal injury claim, auto accident, or particularly egregious act. You […]

Pro’s and Con’s of Lawsuit Funding

Lawsuit funding provides financial support to plaintiffs waiting for their cases to settle or to receive cash after a settlement. An injury can leave you unable to work and without the salary or wages you depend on to pay the bills. Settlement funding can ease the financial burden. But as with anything, there are benefits […]

Can an Attorney Advance Money to a Client?

The American Bar Association (ABA) prohibits lawyers from loaning money directly to clients. It’s part of the association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which state that an attorney cannot provide a client financial assistance in connection with pending or ongoing litigation. But can an attorney advance money to a client in a way that doesn’t […]

Is Ambulance Chasing Illegal?

Ambulance chasing is illegal in 21 states, including California. Here, a violator could face a year in county jail or a fine of up to $15,000.1 The strategies lawyers use to advertise their services are strictly regulated in California. Breaking the law can result in professional sanctions and disbarment. It can certainly impact a request […]

Pro’s and Con’s of Lawsuit Funding

Lawsuit funding provides financial support to plaintiffs waiting for their cases to settle or to receive cash after a settlement. An injury can leave you unable to work and without the salary or wages you depend on to pay the bills. Settlement funding can ease the financial burden. But as with anything, there are benefits […]

Debunking Myths About Settlement Loans

If you’ve been in an accident, are out of work, and are short on cash, filing a lawsuit can be challenging. But your attorney is pushing the prospects of a valuable settlement. At this point, you may have been encouraged to pursue settlement loans. However, they seem too good to be true. There are lots […]

What You Need to Know About the NFL Concussion Settlement

Fund Capital America provides legal funding for a wide range of cases, including NFL concussion lawsuits. Concussion claims aren’t uncommon in football. Over 20,000 retired players and representative claimants have registered with the NFL Settlement Program as of September 2022.1 However, race-based adjustments in dementia testing have made it difficult for Black retirees and working […]

Can I Sue If Injured in a Rubbernecking Accident?

A form of distracted driving (and negligence), rubbernecking is a common cause of car accidents. In fact, it’s one of the most dangerous activities while driving and can lead to a lawsuit if it causes an injury. Some perceive it as harmless, but rubbernecking can result in serious and fatal accidents, and itself often involves […]