Liens – Pre-Settlement Funding Concerns

The overall purpose of these posts is to inform identify and explain various issues involved with securing pre-settlement funding on a pending lawsuit.  Plaintiffs and their attorneys are usually very confident in the merits of the case.  However, various issues routinely arise when attempting to quantify the risk associated with the repayment of pre-settlement funding,…

Lawsuit Funding As a Hedge

In this post, we will be looking at the practice of hedging as it pertains to pre-settlement funding. Let’s say you’re in Las Vegas this summer and you place a bet on the New York Giants to win the Super Bowl at odds of 15 – 1.  That is, you bet $1,000 to win $15,000. …

Third Party Actions – Good Cases for Lawsuit Funding?

When a worker is injured on the job, he/she is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.  The injured employee is entitled to these “benefits” regardless of fault.  In other words, even if the worker was not paying attention or otherwise did not take the appropriate steps to safeguard him/herself from injury, workers’ compensation benefits are still…

Legitimate Attorney Concerns with Lawsuit Funding

Origination of new legal funding business usually comes in two forms.  Either the client contacts the lawsuit loan company or a lawyer refers one of his clients who need immediate cash against his/her case.  Attorney referrals are the ideal way to secure funding because the referring attorney usually understands the funding business and can secure…