Entries by Uplift

Injured, But Do You Have a Case?

First off, let’s define a personal injury lawsuit. These cases primarily deal with an injured party (known as “the plaintiff”) and an individual, business or government agency (known as “the defendant”). Personal injury cases assert that the plaintiff’s injury was a direct result of the defendant’s actions. Personal injury is a broad term, and relevant […]

Talking to Clients About Legal Funding

Ok, we get it, lawsuit funding requests are not the highlight of a personal injury attorney’s day. Nevertheless, it’s important to proactively look out for your clients, it will save you headaches down the road. Inform your clients An informed client will make better decisions. Better decisions can help ease hassle at settlement time. Tell […]

How Long Does a Car Accident Settlement Take?

It’s a frequent question with no real answer. Car accident settlements can take anywhere from a few months to a few years, depending on some key factors. What determines car accident settlement time? 1. Strength of liability Is liability contested? If so, this is going to be a bit of a hurdle. Usually, a traffic accident […]

Best Pre Settlement Funding Companies

The lawsuit funding industry has become saturated with dozens of seemingly indistinguishable companies. Each and every one of these lawsuit funding companies will tell you that they have the lowest rate, the fastest turnaround and can get you the most money. They can’t all be right, so how do you sift through fact and fiction? […]

6 Ways to Avoid Distracted Driving

In a 2015 study, the NHTSA published a report indicating that during the year of 2010, distracted driving caused 3,267 fatalities, 735,000 nonfatal injuries and damaged 3.3 million vehicles. The NHTSA makes a point to track these statistics because most, if not all, of these accidents could have been avoided. In an effort to do our part […]

Why is Pre Settlement Funding so Expensive?

The truth is, most funding companies charge as much as you’ll pay. Even though pre settlement funding smells looks and tastes like a loan, it technically is not classified as a loan. The reason for this classification largely relies on the fact that advances are non-recourse, which means that there is no personal obligation to […]

The Almighty Underwriter

Underwriting is a thing not everyone is familiar with. For different industries it can mean different things. In litigation finance, sometimes called legal lending, an underwriter is a very important part of the process. In many cases underwriters are attorneys or paralegals; people with expertise in the law. It’s their job to see if the […]