Legal Funding Tag

The legal funding industry colloquially known as the litigation funding industry is taking off globally. Fully developed industrues are operational in places like Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The United States of America’s legal funding industry continues to evolve. Other countries in Europe...

Litigation funding has been the topic of several articles lately but instead of providing clarity, those articles have created confusion. All of those articles involve pre-settlement funders. These are companies that invest in a plaintiff’s case before the case has been resolved. They provide funds to...

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...

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...