Seven Duties of a Legal Funding Company

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 terms, firms should look for a funder who clearly demonstrates […]

New York Court Rules “Private” Information on Facebook Is Discoverable

In an important decision for personal injury litigators, the New York Court of Appeals, the State’s highest court, recently ruled that privacy settings in Facebook do not protect your clients from legitimate discovery requests. In Forman v Henkin, the Court of Appeals unanimously reversed the appellate court and reinstated a trial judge’s ruling requiring Plaintiff, […]