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Post-Settlement Funding and Case Cost Financing Insights

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...

In 2 recent studies, small law firms reported that they spent a significant portion of their time on nonlegal work. Running a law practice is a business and that means there are a lot of administrative tasks that must get done. However, when lawyers do...

The process of applying for and receiving post-settlement funding is straight-forward and quick for those who follow the funder’s guidelines. However, once a law firm gets the money, attorneys often are concerned about what happens if their settlement is held up longer than expected or...

Post-settlement legal funding is typically available in a wide-variety of cases. Any type of contingency fee case can meet the requirements for funding as long as the funder can underwrite the paying obligor; there is a written settlement agreement; and the legal fee arrangement is...