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.

Lawsuit funding can be expensive, help your clients understand the risks and make good choices

Talking to Clients About Legal Funding

Ok, we get it, lawsuit funding requests are not the highlight of a personal injury attorney's day. Nevertheless, it's important to proactively look out for your clients, it will save you headaches down the road. Inform your clients An informed…
Car accident settlements can take anywhere from months to years

How Long Does a Car Accident Settlement Take?

It's a frequent question with no real answer. Car accident settlements can take anywhere from a few months to a few years, depending on some key factors. What determines car accident settlement time? 1. Strength of liability Is liability…
The best lawsuit funding companies are the honest ones

Best Pre-Settlement Funding Companies

The lawsuit funding industry has become saturated with dozens of seemingly indistinguishable companies. Each and every one of these lawsuit funding companies will tell you that they have the lowest rate, the fastest turnaround and can get…
Distracted driving leads to hundreds of thousands of avoidable accidents per year

6 Ways to Avoid Distracted Driving

In a 2015 study, the NHTSA published a report indicating that during the year of 2010, distracted driving caused 3,267 fatalities, 735,000 nonfatal injuries and damaged 3.3 million vehicles. The NHTSA makes a point to track these statistics…
Don't let your midnight tweet ruin your personal injury case

Social Media Mistakes Personal Injury Plaintiffs Should Avoid

It's 2017 and social media is ubiquitous. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat -- any of them can hurt your case. Thankfully, you don't have to stop firing off tweets. Just follow our brief guide to make sure you don't make a big mistake. Even…
Lawsuit funding can be very expensive - don't get charged an arm and a leg

Why is Pre-Settlement Funding so Expensive?

The truth is, most funding companies charge as much as you'll pay. Even though pre-settlement funding smells looks and tastes like a loan, it technically is not classified as a loan. The reason for this classification largely relies on…
At Uplift, the underwriter is king.

The Almighty Underwriter

Underwriting is a thing not everyone is familiar with. For different industries it can mean different things. In litigation finance, sometimes called legal lending, an underwriter is a very important part of the process. In many cases underwriters…
Get what you're due in personal injury

Maximizing the Value of Your Personal Injury Case

As follow-up to our previous note on valuing your personal injury case, we'd like to explain how to maximize the value of your general personal injury case. Day 1 First up, if you are able, try to document liability. If you were in a car…
Uplift Legal Funding gives advice on making it through your personal injury lawsuit

Survivor: Personal Injury Lawsuit Edition

Financial blogs are a dime a dozen nowadays. You can't go on the web without finding one. They often look like this and have tons of advice for a wide range of people. The truth is many of these blogs are extremely helpful, but not necessarily…
Uplift offers lawsuit funding as a last resort. Budgeting is key.

Personal Finance Tips for Injured Plaintiffs

Getting by financially while your attorney works to settle can be the hardest part of a personal injury lawsuit. Lawsuit loans can help plaintiffs in the interim, but the money comes at a cost. If you've lost your job or are unable to work,…
Uplift helps you understand the value of your lawsuit, and how much funding you can get.

What's it Worth? How Much Funding Can You Get?

While "what's my case worth?" might be one of the most common questions personal injury attorney get, "how much can you approve me for?" is definitely our most common question at Uplift. Because we typically can advance up to a percentage…
Uplift's tips for drivers on how to avoid accidents.

15 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…
Lawsuit loans take a bite out of your settlement - only take what you need.

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…
Uplift tries to minimize the hassle in lawsuit funding

Why You Asking All Them Questions?

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…
The lawsuit funding industry has come a long way since inception.

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!" …
Getting lawsuit funding for certain cases can be tough - here's why

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,…
Win your lawsuit and keep your credit strong.

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…
The lawsuit funding industry has come a long way since inception.

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…
The lawsuit funding industry has come a long way since inception.

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…
The lawsuit funding industry has come a long way since inception.

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…