Managing Lawsuit Funding Investments

These articles are intended to educate the reader on lawsuit funding as investments.   This post will discuss money management as it relates to the lawsuit funding investments.   Cost of Money Affects Investor Returns In any business, investors seek a return on capital larger than they could otherwise obtain and in accordance with their risk tolerance.  Normally,…

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Lawsuit Funding Regulation

The lawsuit loan is a financial transaction wherein a company advances money to an individual involved in a civil lawsuit but who is still waiting for the matter to be concluded.  In other words, the plaintiff gets money now and he/she assigns a portion of the case’s ultimate recovery.  The lawsuit funding business arose out…

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Attorneys Benefit from Lawsuit Funding

The lawsuit funding business exists to offer clients the ability to financially withstand the litigation process.  The purpose of this article is to explore the ways in which lawsuit funding benefits attorneys. Helping Clients Because personal injury cases involve very serious medical conditions, plaintiffs frequently are unable to work.  This obviously creates financial pressure on…

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Loans vs. Lawsuit Loans – What’s the Difference?

Lawsuit funding is the the advancing of money in anticipation of a favorable settlement in civil court.  The term lawsuit funding is also known as lawsuit loans, settlement loans, or case loans.  Although the term “loan” is often used to describe these transactions, lawsuit funding arrangements are not loans.  This post attempts to make this…

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Attorney Cooperation in Lawsuit Funding

When a plaintiff obtains a lawsuit cash advance, otherwise known as pre-settlement funding, case loan companies require the signature of the attorney to finalize the transaction.  Attorney cooperation in the lawsuit funding process is the single most important factor in obtaining cash now for your case. Below is a list of important reasons why legal…

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Lawsuit Loans for Medical Malpractice Cases

Lawsuit loans for medical malpractice cases are routinely offered by legal funding companies. The underwriting of these cases however, is often much more complicated than the standard negligence case. This post will attempt to identify some things to remember when attempting to secure a lawsuit loan for a medical malpractice case. Malpractice Basics The American…

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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,…

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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. …

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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…

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What are Non-Recourse Lawsuit Loans?

Although the phrase “non-recourse lawsuit loan” is commonly used to describe legal funding or pre-settlement cash advances, the truth is that most transactions involving plaintiff and lawsuit funding companies are not “loans” in the traditional sense of the word. When a case is approved for a non recourse lawsuit loan, the two parties entering into…

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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…

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For Attorneys – How Lawsuit Funding Can Help Your Practice

Lawsuit funding’s original mission was to provide immediate cash relief to plaintiffs who were unable to meet their financial obligations.  The business found its true calling in the personal injury realm where injured parties were unable to work as before their accidents.  This lack of cash flow often forced these victims to accept “low ball”…

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