Uplift Legal Funding: Blog

Uplift‘s blog is primarily a place for plaintiffs to inform themselves about the lawsuit loan process.

There are many informative articles that can help you get a better rate on your advance, choose a better company to work with, or even understand the costs with taking out a lawsuit loan.

What do I do if my car was totaled and I'm not at-fault?

What Your Personal Injury Lawyer Might Not Tell You

If you’re a plaintiff in a personal injury case or planning to file an injury claim, one of the first orders of business is to find an experienced attorney in your area. A skilled injury lawyer will understand the law, how to apply the law…
March 15 2018 FIU Bridge Collapse

FIU Bridge Collapse Lawsuits

March 15, 2018 Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse A 14.2 million dollar pedestrian bridge at Florida’s International University collapsed, March 15, 2018, killing six people and injuring 10.  The bridge was built to connect Florida International…
Uplift Legal Funding offers BP Oil Spill settlement loans to plaintiffs nationwide

BP Oil Spill Settlement Loans

Uplift Legal Funding provides settlement loans on settled BP Oil Spill Claims. Even if you have a settled claim, it can take months to be paid out. Uplift can help you in the interim. Our settlement loans and pre-settlement funding help plaintiffs…
Teflon coated pans contained C8 - a dangerous chemical produced by Dupont

DuPont C8 Lawsuit Settlement Loans

Recent federal and state lawsuits claim that the DuPont Co. Washington Works plant, near Parkersburg, was responsible for dumping PFOA (otherwise known as perfluorooctanoic acid)  into the Ohio River. As a result, the the local drinking water…
Learn more about taxation on your car accident settlement

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable?

Typically, car accident settlements are not taxable. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), “If you receive a settlement for personal physical injuries or physical sickness and did not take an itemized deduction for medical expenses…
Using the blockchain, smart contracts pave the way for online dispute resolution

The Rise of Smart Contracts and Online Dispute Resolution

In the digital age, commerce happens at lightning speeds. We're constantly making deals and agreeing to contracts, whether consciously or not (e.g. "I have read the terms and conditions"). With this exchange comes certain risks, namely disagreements…
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December 18, 2017 Tacoma Amtrak Derailment Accident

On December 18th, 2017, during its inaugural run, the state-owned Amtrak Cascades 501 train derailed. It soared off a curve in the track at 75 mph in a zone designated to be traveled at 30 mph.The curve was identified as early as 2006 as…
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How a Lawsuit Cash Advance Can Help You After a Car Crash

Unfortunately, accidents are a part of life and can occur anywhere and anytime. Car crashes alone resulted in 35,092 deaths and 1.7 million injuries in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.In addition to…
Learn more about how your car accident settlement breaks down

What Does A Car Accident Settlement Look Like

Verdicts and large settlements make headlines all around the world. This can make it appear as though plaintiffs everywhere are getting rich. However, this is relatively rare in a personal injury case. The legal agreement between a client and…
Learn more about car accident lawsuits at trial

Car Accident Lawsuits at Trial

A majority of car accident insurance claims resolve before filing a lawsuit. In fact, most claims resolve before a trial takes place. Regardless of whether your car accident case goes to trial, car accident lawsuit can often take months or even…
Legal funding companies like car accident loans because information is everything

Why Do Lawsuit Funding Companies Focus On Auto Accident Loans?

Even though lawsuit funding companies consider almost all personal injury cases for funding, auto accident loans are the bread and butter of the plaintiff funding industry. Car Accident Liability - Who's At Fault? Clear and well-documented…
Common car accident injuries

Common Car Accident Injuries

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (or NHTSA) claims that 1.175 million people per year suffer injury from auto accidents in the United States. These injuries vary depending on the type of accident and its severity. However,…
Learn more about taxes on your personal injury settlement

Taxes and Your Personal Injury Settlement

If you have recently won a settlement after a car accident, you might wonder how taxes factor in. While most settlements don’t require you to pay taxes, it really depends on the specific nature of your case and judgment. Continue reading this…
Uplift Legal Funding provides litigation finance services for personal injury plaintiffs

Is Litigation Finance Right for You?

How do you know if legal funding is right for you? During the November 2015 conference, Litigation Funding: The Basics and Beyond, at the NYU School of Law, David Lat took away some key points on why litigation finance is a good thing. His takeaway…
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Pending Lawsuit Loans: 8 Facts & Tips Plaintiffs Should Know

Loans on pending lawsuits are becoming increasingly popular. Unfortunately, some companies will waste your time for weeks with review. Often, legal funding companies will provide little insight as to why you still have a pending lawsuit loan…
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Tips for Busy Attorneys

It is no secret that attorneys work long, exhausting hours. They feel pressure from both their work responsibilities and themselves, as the desire to succeed can take precedent over most things. While the work you do is important, it is also…
Roadway construction accidents happen frequently despite safety precautions

Roadway Construction Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

Road construction proves to be both dangerous for drivers and construction workers. If you or a loved one has been the victim of an accident due to an unsafe work zone or other type of road construction, consider filing a claim. You can recover…
Defensive driving tips from Uplift Legal Funding can help you avoid car accidents

11 Defensive Driving Tips

Getting behind the wheel, while an everyday occurrence for most of us, is more dangerous than you may think. Car accidents are so dangerous, that they are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.Many accidents occur at the…
Follow these precautions when driving at night

Extra Precautions Driving at Night

It is no secret that humans require light to see. Night driving significantly impairs your vision, making it one of the top causes of car accidents.About 90 percent of all decisions made by someone behind the wheel are based on vision. Although…
What do I do if my car was totaled and I'm not at-fault?

Totaled Your Car In An Accident? Here's What Happens Next...

Even if you drive safely and follow all the rules, you may still total your car due to the fault of another driver. What do you do if you get into a crash due to someone else’s negligence? Continue reading this blog to learn more. Determining…