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?

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…
A Peter Thiel fellow has raised $10 million in seed funding for a litigation finance startup

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…
Self driving cars will change the personal injury field for good

How Autonomous Cars Will Change Personal Injury

Autonomous (or self-driving) cars are on the horizon, with many companies racing to design them. It was just last year that Delphi’s autonomous car drove across the country by itself. More specifically, reports state that this car handled…
Parked car accident lawsuit loans from Uplift

Parked Car Hit And Run

Let’s say you are spending a nice Saturday at the farmer's market with a friend. All is going well until you get back to your car and see that your taillight and bumper have been damaged. Someone hit your parked car and drove away. What next?…
Learn more about compensated car accident damages

Recoverable Damages From Your Auto Accident Lawsuit

By filing a personal injury claim, you are requesting that the guilty party (or defendant) pay you damages. These damages include compensation to cover your injuries, vehicle damage, loss of income, pain and suffering, etc. Continue reading…
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Rental Car Accidents

Rental car accidents fall under the general umbrella of personal injury claims, but often involve decent insurance policies. This can be of great help in the event of a serious accident with or while in a rented car. Continue reading this blog…

Minor Driver Car Accidents

Most insurance agents and state laws recognize minors as special risks in terms of driving.  In fact, civil statutes passed by most state legislatures hold the parents and guardians liable for their minor's car accident. Continue reading this…
Government owned vehicles are self-insured by the US government

Government Entity Auto Accidents

Car accidents caused by government-owned vehicles or dangerous highway conditions may subject a government entity or government employee to liability. However, the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit against the government requires specific…
Kentucky SB 4 outlines reformed medical malpractice pre-litigation guidelines

Kentucky's New Medical Malpractice Panel Bill

Gov. Matt Bevin signed Kentucky SB 4 into law today, September 21st, among another slew of bills. SB 4 outlines the process for pre-trial peer review of medical malpractice cases. According to the National Practitioner Data Bank an average…

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…
A Peter Thiel fellow has raised $10 million in seed funding for a litigation finance startup

Commercial Litigation Funding Company Raises $10 Million

Remember Hogan v Gawker? In a previous article, we discussed how Peter Thiel helped Hulk Hogan in his lawsuit against Gawker. Well, a former Peter Thiel fellow was taking notes and just raised $10 million for a commercial litigation funding…