Tag: settlement loans


Settlement loans are sometimes called "lawsuit loans" by the public.  Unlike a real "loan", settlement loans are typically structured as an assignment of the future proceeds of a successful lawsuit, if any.  Over the years, transactions which involve third parties’ entitlement to the lawsuits of others have been treated in ... Read More


When offering a cash advance for a pending case, lawsuit funding companies analyze a wide variety of information.  At Fair Rate Funding, we frequently are asked how the client can help us during the case loan process.  Below is a brief outline of the steps clients can take to help ... Read More


After a slip and fall accident, a Texas woman sued a national grocery store chain for injuries sustained while shopping at their Friendswood, Texas location. The plaintiff, Jacqueline Collins, states she was shopping at the Kroger Supermarket located at 151 North Friendswood Dr on June 10th when she slipped on a ... Read More


A Union Pacific train conductor has been awarded over $900K in a FELA (Federal Employers Liability Act) lawsuit stemming from a 2010 derailment that left the man injured and unable to return to work. The plaintiff in the case, Loren Sweley, age 68, was working as conductor of a Union Pacific ... Read More


A staffer at a Chelsea homeless shelter has filed suit against the city of New York and the shelter itself after being repeatedly harassed and finally groped by clients of the shelter. Irene Spear, age 42, filed suit against NYC and BRC Shelter on West 25th after she claims to have ... Read More


An 87 year old California man recently filed a product liability lawsuit against Janseen Research and Development and Bayer Healthcare after suffering serious side-effects from the use of their drug, Xarelto. The unnamed plaintiff filed the lawsuit on October 9, 2014, in the United States District Court, Northern District of California. ... Read More


A malpractice lawsuit that took 11-years to play out in court has finally reached its conclusion. On Thursday, October 16, a jury ordered that Dr. Michael Rosner pay $1 million to the estate of Pamela Justus. The jury found the doctor negligent in the treatment of Justus, but cleared Park Ridge ... Read More


A wrongful death lawsuit centering around the death of an iron worker who lost his life in a construction accident on the Northwestern University campus in Chicago, Illinois is moving ahead. 57-year-old iron worker, Michael Kerr, was perished on May 16, 2013. A construction crane knocked a 16-foot, 70 lb beam ... Read More


On September 27, 2012, 12-year-old Hailey Ratliff rode her bicycle home from Sinaloa Middle School in Novato California when she was struck and killed by a motorist. Ratliff's family filed suit against both the driver and the City of Novato. The case continued until 2014, when it was recently settled ... Read More


Yvone and Ronald Rouse filed a wrongful death suit against several local and state agencies after the death of their son, Ronald. Ronald Rouse, an 18-year-old senior and football player at Hartsville High School, was playing in a home game against Crestwood High on Oct. 5, 2012 when he called a ... Read More


A woman died in a motorcycle accident recently on Interstate 84. The victim was riding as a pillion passenger on a motorcycle on the eastbound lane in West Hartford, Connecticut. The motorcycle came to an abrupt stop and crashed into a car in front. The motorcycle fell onto its side, throwing ... Read More