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.

Prevention is always better than reaction. These 12 tips can help you prevent an accident

12 Easy Ways to Avoid Accidents

At Uplift Legal Funding, we enjoy working with our clients, but hope we'll only have to work with you on one injury case. Here's a few helpful tips to avoid auto accidents in the future. Safety first. Always. Slow down in uncertain…
Legal funding is expensive! It's important to be wary when choosing a company

How Much Does Lawsuit Funding Really Cost?

For most things in life, it's pretty easy to figure out how much something will cost. If you want to buy a new jacket, you go to a store, see a price tag, and that's it. You'll have to add a little bit extra for tax, but otherwise, you know…
A complete guide for plaintiffs on lawsuit loans

A Plaintiff’s Guide to Lawsuit Loans

Every funding company tries to streamline their process to make it quick for the customer. But sometimes it doesn't feel like that. Look no further than the DMV for proof of that. The Legal Loan industry also tries to keep it short and sweet,…
Why liability - of who is at fault - is so important in lawsuits

Liability is King

There is a tendency when talking about lawsuits to be fixated on the injury. Have you ever heard someone say any of the following, or felt like saying them yourself? "Because of that car accident, I broke my back and needed surgery!" …
Why did you get denied for a lawsuit loan? The reason may be different than you think

How Can You Deny My Million Dollar Case?!

A man once came to a funding company to get a cash advance on his motor vehicle accident case. The injury was horrific; the man lost his eye in the accident. The insurance coverage was great - a commercial policy. The liability was perfect,…
Uplift provides tips on how you can manage your credit during a lawsuit

How to Maintain Good Credit During a Lawsuit

Good credit can get you far in life; just ask anyone who has bad credit. It's not easy to maintain that good credit score, though, especially when you come across unfortunate circumstances. It can be hard enough to pay your bills on time when…
Litigation finance is a new and exciting field that helps plaintiffs fight insurance companies

Litigation Finance: An Evolving Industry

Most industries tend to find their formula and stick with it. Sure, some companies may sell seasonal products and offer special promotions, but you won't see McDonalds suddenly decide to start to make and sell lawnmowers. Lawsuit lending is…
7 helpful tips on what you should do after you have been in an accident

7 Things to Do (or Not Do) After an Accident

School can teach you many things, from math to history to vocabulary to science. Unless you're in school to be a lawyer, though, there aren't really any classes with real-world applicability about being in an accident. You can only trust movies…
Exactly how accurate are the cases in Law and Order?

Law & Order – Great TV, Bad Benchmark

Have you ever turned a courtroom drama show and been glued to the set? Some handsome young attorney is yelling, pleading, coaxing, and wrapping the jury around his finger. An unhinged witness suddenly explodes with a big bombshell about the…
What should you expect when taking out a lawsuit loan

Managing Expectations With Lawsuit Funding

Have you applied for a lawsuit funding loan only to be turned down or approved for way less than you thought you would? Then when you tried another company, you were told the same thing?Your attorney told you your case could be worth millions!…
While you can fight a personal injury case yourself, you should hire an attorney and here's why

Anything Your Attorney Can Do, You Can’t Do Better

How You Might Think It Works If legal drama shows like Law and Order have taught me anything, it's that a good lawyer only needs a few things to be successful: a confident voice, the ability to think on his toes, and a good power tie. Scene…
Should you take out a lawsuit loan? Will it help alleviate financial stress?

What’s the Cost of Peace of Mind?

More than 30 million people get injured every year. That's a startling number. What's almost equally as surprising is that these injuries result in tens of thousands of lawsuits every year. In an ideal world, everyone who files a lawsuit because…
From beginning to end, what happens during a lawsuit?

How a Lawsuit Happens – a Chronology

For many clients who have personal injury lawsuits, it is the first time they've ever had to sue anyone. Their attorney can answer many of their questions, but often times they do this as cases go along. Because of this, clients don't always…
Most legal funding companies claim to grant cash quick. Here's why it's important to be patient

Why Rushing Into Lawsuit Funding is a Bad Idea

Here's the scenario: you've been injured in an accident and you had to stop working because of your injury. You expected your case to be settled in six months, but it's taken 18 months and there's still no end in sight. You can't afford to pay…
Use these tips to shop for the lowest lawsuit loan rates possible

Finding the Lowest Lawsuit Loan Rates

Finding the lowest lawsuit loan rates is very important to ensuring that you have money leftover at settlement. This isn't easy. The industry is full of people ready to take you for a ride. So here is how you make sure you protect yourself. …
Uplift provides a quick guide to finding the best pre settlement funding company

How do I Choose a Lawsuit Funding Company

This guide will cover how to choose a lawsuit funding company that is right for you. The lawsuit loan industry is still mostly pre-regulation, meaning there are not  a lot of rules that lawsuit loan companies must follow. This means that they…
What you need to know about lawsuit funding before applying

7 Things You Should Know About Lawsuit Funding

This is as cut and dry as you'll get it. These are the 7 things you need to know about lawsuit funding. Nobody wants to get injured, nobody wants to pursue a personal injury case, and nobody should really want to take out lawsuit funding.…
A simple guide for on lawsuit loans for busy paralegals

Lawsuit Loans for Paralegals

Often, paralegals or legal assistants deal with their client's lawsuit funding needs. Generally, if a client has applied to many lawsuit funding companies, meeting the expectations of several funders can become a little much. This is a guide…