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.

Despite stress, try to stay organized after a car accident. Read this guide to learn more

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 accidents and other distracted driving accidents are preventable - stay alert!

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…
Some accident injuries have delayed symptoms. Get checked out by a doctor immediately.

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…
When it comes to personal injury, the earlier the treatment, the better the case

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…
Your lawyer works hard, don't stress them out with too many lawsuit funding requests

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…
Read Uplift Legal Funding's guide to car accident and emergency preparedness

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…
Because of the dangers railroad workers face, FELA claims can be extremely lucrative

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)…
Jones Act lawsuits can be worth millions - read this guide to learn more

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…
Pain and suffering can increase damages assessed in a personal injury case

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…
The debate over the classification of legal funding rages on

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…
Learn more about how legal funding is different from 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…
Getting lawsuit cash upfront for your settlement helps you de-risk your case

Getting Your Settlement Money Now From Uplift

If you are the plaintiff in a personal injury case, it may be some time until you are able to collect damages. The lengthy trial process proves to be challenging for many plaintiffs who do not have the necessary resources to make it to the end.…
Legal funding can be confusing for plaintiffs. Uplift helps shed some light.

Myths and Misconceptions About Legal Funding

The concept of legal funding can be generally confusing to people who are new to the courtroom. With so many legal terms out there, this confusion is understandable. This article will hopefully provide some clarification to those who are confused…

Crowd-Sourced Legal Funding Round-Up

A brief look at Wikipedia tells us that lawsuit funding was born in the U.S. around the turn of the century. Since then, the industry has boomed. New lawsuit funding companies spring up monthly. Recently, we've seen an interesting new…
Seat belts are made to prevent injuries, but they can also help your case.

Comparative Negligence, Seatbelts and Legal Funding

The importance of the seat-belt is common knowledge. In the event of an accident, it is extremely important to protect yourself and your passengers. Your personal injury claim and qualification for legal funding can be severely affected by…
Apple is providing legal funding to its manufacturers counter-suit against 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…
Uplift provides legal funding on rainy weather car accidents

Rainy Weather Car Accident Avoidance

Rainy and stormy weather increases the risk of an accident. It affects a driver’s range of visibility, a car’s response time, and a number of other things that could result in a tragedy if you are not careful. Make safety a priority by reading…
Peter Thiel's legal funding helped Hogan fight Gawker.

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…

Donald Trump: The Most Sued President In US History

Donald Trump’s got more on his mind these days than Obamacare, building his wall, his approval rating going in the toilet, and Randy Newman writing a song about his penis. As The Boston Globe reports, he may also be the most sued president…

Injured, But Do You Have a Case?

First off, let's define a personal injury lawsuit. These cases primarily deal with an injured party (known as “the plaintiff”) and an individual, business or government agency (known as “the defendant”). Personal injury cases assert…