Entries by Uplift

DreamHost Lawsuit Crowd-Funding

A website hosted on DreamHost aimed at organizing rallies and protests against President Trump is now the subject of a Department of Justice request for personal information of 1.3 million website visitors. In the wake of this request, citing privacy concerns, DreamHost is suing the Department of Justice. Correctly identifying this issue’s large-scale public support, […]

What To Do After A Car Accident

Experiencing a car accident is a scary thing. The aftermath of a car accident can be hazy and confusing for those involved. Nonetheless, it is important to remain calm and take the appropriate steps to ensure your physical, emotional and financial well-being. Continue reading this blog to learn the proper steps to take after falling […]

The Dangers of Rubbernecking | Car Accident Avoidance

First off, what is rubbernecking? Rubbernecking occurs when drivers stare at accidents as they pass. While it is tempting to see what is going on, rubbernecking can be very dangerous and lead to serious accidents. If you are the victim of an accident caused by a rubbernecker, file a claim. You may be able to […]

Delayed Accident Injuries | Ensuring Full Compensation

Some injuries take a longer time to surface, but that doesn’t mean they demand less attention. Oftentimes a car accident victim, not experiencing any immediate symptoms, does not seek treatment. But what if the victim experiences symptoms a few week’s later? Then the defense may raise question as to the cause of your injuries. If […]

When Should You See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen everyday, and oftentimes victims leave the scene and don’t bother to seek medical attention. However, it is crucial that you seek medical attention, even if you don’t feel an injury immediately. Sometimes, accidents result in delayed injuries but require medical attention nonetheless. Continue reading this blog to learn more about the importance […]

Making Lawsuit Funding Companies’ Requests Easier for Your Lawyer

It’s not just your lawyer; they’re all busy people. Frankly, your lawyer would likely rather be working on cases than dealing with lawsuit funding companies’ information requests. But, thankfully, most understand the need for funding. They’ve seen hundreds or thousands of plaintiffs struggle with finances during their lawsuit. Nevertheless, its important to stay on their […]

FELA Cases – Learn More About Your FELA Lawsuit

Let’s start by going over what constitutes a FELA case. Railroad workers face dangerous conditions everyday. The hazardous nature of their work environment can lead to serious injury and even death. The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) was enacted in 1908 to ensure the safety of railroad workers. Of course, it has since been updated […]

Jones Act Lawsuit | Uplift Legal Funding

The Jones Act, also referred to as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, was established to protect workers at sea. Seamen are not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits (unlike land-based workers), which is why the Jones Act is crucial for their protection. This act and general maritime law allows seamen to sue their employer for […]

Personal Injury Pain and Suffering | Uplift Legal Funding

Personal injuries, especially those that are catastrophic, can have lasting negative effects on the victim. The amount in damages varies depending on the injury. With permanent injuries however, pain and suffering can be a large portion of your settlement. With any personal injury case, strong evidence proving the defendant’s negligence is essential. This evidence can […]