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Post-Settlement Funding and Case Cost Financing Insights

In March, one of several lawsuits against Illinois-based school bus company, Durham School Services (“Durham”) settled for $3.875 million. This class action lawsuit alleging lost wages encompassed all current and former California Durham drivers and school bus monitors who worked for the company between 2012...

A lawsuit against Target alleging bias in its hiring policies recently settled in federal court. The company had been accused by former job applicants of racial bias in background checks. The settlement amount of $3.7 million as well as promised hiring changes by Target make...

Effective communication is crucial to the success of the attorney-client relationship. In fact, poor communication is one of the most frequent causes of bar grievances. The best way to improve communication is to be proactive and set the groundwork at the outset. Discuss what method...

Over the last few years, the media has reported many claims of gender and race discrimination against well-known companies. Uber, in particular, faced well-publicized claims of sexual harassment just last year. The allegations also exposed a company culture that was sexist and discriminatory. Now a...

Sex abuse claims against the Catholic Church are continuing around the country. Many of these cases are difficult to litigate because the abuse occurred years ago. In a recent case involving the Buffalo Diocese, the abuse dated back almost 40 years. Under the current law in...

There are many companies offering to provide post-settlement funding to law firms, but they aren’t created equally. Lawyers need to do their due diligence and make sure they are working with a reputable company. In addition to asking specific questions about the company’s experience and...