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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.

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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…
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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…
workplace injuries often involve workers comp, general personal injury and sometimes third party claims

Workplace Injuries | Uplift Legal Funding

Injuries are not only painful, but are oftentimes expensive as well. Injuries can result in expensive medical bills and lost wages during the healing period. If your accident occurred at work, you may be able to file a workers’ compensation…
Prevent common car accidents with this guide

Preventing Common Car Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

Unfortunately, car accidents are all too common in the United States. Although some car accidents are minor, thousands of lives are taken each year due to accidents that could have been prevented. It is important that you are cautious when behind…
Animal crossings can easily lead to accidents

Animal Crossing Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

November is quickly approaching, which is peak time for animal collisions on the road. Animal collisions involving deer and a vehicle alone cause 200 fatalities per year and result in billions of dollars worth of damages.In many states,…
Pothole accidents can deadly for car and motorcycle drivers alike

Pothole Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

Potholes are defined as openings in the road, caused by the pavement’s wear-and-tear. Road wear-and-tear occurs when the top layer of asphalt wears away and exposes the concrete beneath. Potholes come in various sizes and can be up to 10 inches…
Tailgating is an easy way to end up in a front or rear end accident

Tailgating Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions account for about 23 percent of all motor vehicle accidents. They result in about 2,000 deaths and 950,000 injuries per year.Tailgating is defined…
Reckless driving causes serious auto accidents

Reckless Driving Accidents | Uplift Legal Funding

Reckless driving is defined as “driving a vehicle in willful or wanton disregard of persons or property.” It is considered a misdemeanor offense.In the event of a car accident caused by reckless driving, the victims may be entitled to…
Motorcycles don't have car safety features - be safe on the road

Motorcycle Safety and Traffic Laws

Motorcycling is a popular pastime in the U.S. Each day, millions of motorcyclists get on their bikes to ride on the open road. While it is thrilling, there are unfortunately thousands of motorcycle accidents each year. Whether these accidents…
Bike accidents can be deadly - it's always important to wear a helmet.

Dog Bite Liability

Man’s best friends offer us emotional support, loyalty and protection. However, the protection and safety they provide can sometimes backfire and result in the injury of someone else. If a dog acts out and bites someone, the dog owner could…
Despite stress, try to stay organized after a car accident. Read this guide to learn more

Car Accident Dos and Don'ts

Has you or a loved one been injured in a car accident? Continue reading this blog for an essential list of do’s and don’ts to follow. It is important that you or your loved one is protected and receives compensation for the injuries suffered.…
Bike accidents can be deadly - it's always important to wear a helmet.

Bicycle Helmet Laws | Uplift Legal Funding

Just like driving a car, riding a bicycle has certain state statutes, local ordinances and safety and traffic laws. The most common bicycle laws include helmet regulations. Continue reading this blog to learn more about bicycle helmet laws. Bicycle…