Difference Between a Lawsuit Loan and a Pre-Settlement Cash Advance
Personal injury cases get pushed back for many reasons. Courts are now relying on technology to push cases forward during the COVID-19 crisis, but some cases are being held back or put on hold altogether. If you’re out of work, the bills are due, and you’re facing overwhelming expenses, you need money now. Plaintiffs have […]
3 Ways Corporate Legal Departments Can Use Litigation Finance
A corporate legal department is often under great pressure to protect a company and ensure its survival. Nonetheless, internal pressures to control legal costs and leverage external litigation resources often prevail. Litigation is costly. There’s no way around it. But litigation finance is useful in many ways and can provide the resources your corporate legal […]
Can My Lawyer Deny Me from Getting A Pre-Settlement Loan?
A lawsuit funding company must obtain information from your attorney before making an offer. Obtaining litigation funding, therefore, requires your lawyer’s cooperation. If your legal counsel refuses to cooperate, then you won’t get much-needed cash to pay for medical bills, utilities, rent, and other financial obligations while your personal injury case is pending. If you’re […]
How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?
Personal injury cases involve many uncertainties, including how long it will take to reach a settlement. There is no definitive answer no matter how good your personal injury attorney is. Financial strain and other pressures can lead you to settle early, for less, but this means not getting the compensation you deserve. Lowball insurance offers […]
Top 7 Hazards in the Construction Industry
Construction workers are more at risk of accidents than people in any other industry. Numerous hazards contribute to the high injury and fatality rate of individuals employed in high-risk work environments. The top 7 hazards include: 1. Height The most common cause of fatal construction worker injuries is a fall from height. A fall can […]
Do I Still Need to Repay My Lawsuit Loan If My Case Loses?
At Fund Capital America, our mantra is “no win, no repayment”. But legal funding, being a form of cash advance, is much different than a traditional lawsuit loan. There’s no credit check and you don’t need to be employed to be approved. That works great for anyone injured in an accident and who may be […]
Common Cases That Qualify for Legal Funding
If you were hurt due to no fault of your own, and you are thinking about pursuing further legal action, you may qualify for legal funding. Legal funding, also known as pre-settlement funding, is a relatively new idea that manifested itself in the 90s. As the name suggests, a settlement loan is an advance based […]
What Are Pain and Suffering Damages?
Many people know enough to associate pain and suffering with personal injury claims and lawsuits. However, the legal perspective applied by an accident attorney differentiates physical from mental pain and suffering. The way an attorney approaches this legal concept affects how injury-related insurance claims and lawsuits are calculated. The two types are defined as follows: […]
Should You Always Call the Police After a Crash?
Contacting the police should be one of the first things you do after a crash. The information gathered is critical for an insurance claim or case set up by an accident attorney. But a police presence isn’t the only key to a successful car accident injury claim. There are many reasons to contact the authorities, […]
Overview of the Personal Injury Lawsuit Process
A Look at the Steps of the Personal Injury Lawsuit in California Filing a lawsuit is just the beginning of a multi-stage process. Reaching a settlement, judgement, or jury verdict can take months or years. Although pre-settlement funding can help in the interim, personal injury lawsuits follow a series of steps, so it helps to […]