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.

Self driving cars are no longer a thing of the future. They are here and here's how they affect your personal injury claim

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…
Imagine coming out of the store and seeing that your car has been hit. Here's how to handle it

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?…
What damages you can recover after your auto accident and why

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…
Learn more about accidents with rental cars and how this can affect your personal injury claim

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…
Learn more car accidents with minors and vicarious liability in car accidents

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…
There's a new bill in town, and it's made medical malpractice claims a whole lot longer

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…
Legal funding is a way to have your lawsuit funded if crowdfunding isn't working out

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 legal funding company was able to raise 10 million dollars!

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…
Having a checklist is the easiest way to ensure that you are ready after an accident

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…
Rubbernecking at an accident is a good way to cause another accident

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…
Sometimes injuries do not show themselves immediately, always see a doctor after an accident

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…
Even if you feel fine and there are no immediate injuries, it's crucial you see a doctor after an accident

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…
How the plaintiff can make the legal funding process a lot easier for the attorney

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…
You should have these items in your car in case you are in an accident

Car Accident Preparedness – Always Keep These Items in Your Car

You never know when you might be involved in a car accident. It’s not often mentioned - but important to remember - to keep a safety pack in your car. This better prepares you for any emergency that may arise. All that is required is a little…
Injured while working for the railroad? Learn more about your potential FELA claim

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)…
If you work on a boat or a dock and were injured, you are entitled to compensation

Jones Act Lawsuits | The Ultimate Guide

Are you or a loved one the victim of a maritime accident? While most Jones Act claims settle before formal trial, the process can take up to several years to resolve. Jones Act Lawsuit Loans Uplift Legal Funding provides approval Jones Act…
What is pain and suffering? How is is calculated?

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…
Is pre-settlement funding the same thing as a loan? Here's how they are different.

The Debate Over Legal Funding – Loans vs. Investments

As legal funding entered the spotlight, and regulation looms. One of the main issues is whether such funding qualifies as a loan. This is now a topic of state and federal discourse. One of the key issues is whether legal funding violates…
What's the difference between lawsuit loans and structured settlements?

Legal Funding vs. Structured Settlements

If you are relatively new to the legal funding world, you are probably wondering what these terms mean. Today, let’s focus on the difference between pre settlement and settlement advances (both forms of legal funding) and structured settlements. Legal…