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Best and Worst States for Aspiring Lawyers: An Overview

A recent study commissioned by Uplift Legal Funding has pinpointed the top and bottom states for upcoming lawyers, evaluating factors like education expenses, employment opportunities, academic performance, and general well-being. Highlights Study Overview Uplift Legal Funding recently launched a comprehensive state-wise ranking for those eyeing a law degree next academic year. The scoring, out of …

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Fatal Construction Injuries Reach Highest Levels Since 2011

Fatal Construction Injuries Reach Highest Levels Since 2011

Did you know that, in 2019, a worker died every 99 minutes from a work-related injury? Many of these deaths took place among drivers, sales workers, and truck drivers (together, accounting for 1,005 fatal occupational injuries). 2019 also saw an alarming increase in fatalities among construction workers – where deaths jumped by 5% to 1,061.  …

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Apples' got some real beef with Qualcomm

Apple Funds Manufacturers in Legal Battle Against Qualcomm

With big corporations like Apple, litigation comes with the territory. Recently, Apple sued and began withholding payment to Qualcomm after being charged excess royalties. Qualcomm quickly counter-sued Apple and four iPhone manufacturers. The four manufacturers counter-sued Qualcomm, and Apple’s is footing their legal bills. (As Ibtimes reports, Apple clearly has the resources to help these …

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How legal funding helped saved the Hulk

How Peter Thiel Bankrolled Hogan’s Gawker Smackdown

Hulk Hogan is a wrestling kingpin and has become a household name. Throughout his career, he had unappealing videos leaked, several lawsuits, etc. These scandals proved to be perfect material for media outlets. One outlet in particular, Gawker Media, found a piece of scandalous material for its blog: an illicit tape of Hogan with a …

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