1.866.LIT.FUND
We make the impossible possible.

Litigation Funding Blog

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Targets Convenience Store In Drunk Driver Crash

November 8, 2018

With fatal auto accidents, lawsuits are often filed against a negligent driver, but in certain cases, local businesses can also be held liable. For example, a bar can be sued for a wrongful death caused by a drunk driver if there is evidence that the bar illegally served alcohol to the driver prior to the crash. This is called a dram shop claim.

The parents of two 16-year-old girls who were killed in a drunk driving crash have filed wrongful death lawsuits against the teen driver and the store clerk accused of selling him alcohol. The lawsuits allege that had the store clerk not sold alcohol to a minor, this senseless tragedy would have been avoided.
According to investigators, the 17-year-old driver bought four bottles of Mad-Dog 20/20 at a convenience store a few hours before the fatal crash. The clerk failed to check for valid identification before selling him the alcohol. After downing an entire bottle, the teen got behind the wheel. Unable to stay in a single lane, the driver went up on the median and crashed into a tree at high speed. Both passengers sustained fatal injuries.
The driver was charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter. The store clerk has been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for selling alcohol to a minor.

Finding the right attorney in cases like this is the first step in seeking justice. However, it is often a long fight as the defense will usually deny, delay, and defend the case for months, if not years. For plaintiffs who feel they cannot financially wait to seek justice, litigation funding can help. Not only can his legal financing help cover medical expenses, funeral, and burial expenses, or simply pay the monthly household bills but it can also give the plaintiff’s attorney much needed time to strengthen the case to obtain the compensation justly deserved.

Since lawsuit funding is based on the merit of the case, credit and employment are irrelevant. There are no upfront fees or monthly payments, and the cash advance is only repaid if, and when the case successfully settles. It is easy to apply for a lawsuit cash advance either online or by phone. If approved, funds can be available in as little as 24 hours.

If you have been in a drunk driving auto accident and experiencing financial hardship, don’t let the insurance company victimize you again by forcing you to accept a low offer. Call Litigation Funding Corporation to get the “staying power” advantage to pursue your lawsuit with confidence and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Cyclist Killed by Drunk Driver

January 29, 2018

A 33-year old man of Wylie, Texas was killed while riding his bicycle early Thanksgiving morning.

The Army veteran died as a result of being struck by a suspected drunk driver. The 26-year-old driver was arrested at the scene of the collision, charged with intoxication manslaughter and taken to the county jail.

The victim’s family wants to draw attention to drunk driving and how it affects victims’ families. They also plan to work toward having more bike lanes in North Texas.

If the victim’s family decides to file a lawsuit, they would still need to deal with funeral, burial and possibly end of life medical expenses if aid was rendered at the scene of the accident. Then, the right financial solution may be filling out an online application for a “lawsuit loan” from a litigation funding company. A lawsuit loan, also called pre-settlement funding or legal funding, can be of significant financial help to a family which must find the funds to pay for unexpected bills as well as monthly financial obligations.

A lawsuit loan enables a cash strapped family to take care of all of their expenses, while they take much needed time to heal and consult with legal counsel. Additionally, pre-settlement funding allows a plaintiff to wait for a just and fair verdict or settlement.

The process to obtain a lawsuit loan is hassle-free and does not require that the applicant to be employed. There are no upfront or ongoing fees and no credit checks. The only requirement of the plaintiff is the name of an attorney-of-record and any documents that the litigation funding company requires to evaluate the application.

Jury Awards Nearly $8 Million to Motorcyclist with Permanent Injuries from Drunk Driving Crash

April 5, 2017

Auto accidents are bad enough, but there is no acceptable excuse for impaired driving. Here is a verdict that Litigation Funding Corporation hopes will send a message to drivers and businesses about the serious consequences of drunken driving.

An Arizona jury has awarded nearly $8 million in damages, resulting from an August 2013 motorcycle crash.
The 42-year-old victim was on his way home when he was struck by a drunk driver, leaving him with permanent injuries. He said due to the injuries sustained, he required surgeries on his neck and suffers increased fatigue as his day progresses.

According to reports, the negligent driver’s BAC was 0.154 at the time of the crash, almost twice the legal limit. He served three years and one month for aggravated assault in connection with the crash.

The victim and his wife filed a civil lawsuit against the drunk driver and the bar where the man was drinking prior to the crash. The suit alleged that the bar kept serving the man after it should have stopped. The jury awarded the plaintiff $5.4 million from the bar and $2.5 million from the negligent driver for past and future wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. The verdict and award still must be affirmed by the Supreme Court judge.

It took 3 1/2 years to obtain an award in this case, but no money has yet to change hands. This family has gone years with mounting medical bills and loss of income due to a preventable accident. Plaintiffs in cases like this will often benefit from litigation funding.

A bar can be held accountable for a personal injury or wrongful death caused by a drunk driver if there is evidence that the bar illegally served alcohol to the driver prior to the crash. This is called a dram shop claim. Dram shop liability laws vary widely state to state; it is important to consult a personal injury attorney versed in this area of the law to determine if you have a valid case.

These types of lawsuits will take a long time to sort out; the bar will likely mount a vigorous defense and a settlement or trial could be months, even years away. By the time the plaintiff is able to see a settlement, he may face financial ruin. While waiting to obtain justice, litigation funding would allow the plaintiff to stay financially afloat.

When applying for a lawsuit cash advance, an applicant only needs to provide case details to the funding company. There are no credit checks; credit history does not matter and there is no need to prove employment. Once approved, funding can be available within 24-48 hours. There are no monthly payments to make and the money can be used at the plaintiff’s discretion. Best of all, litigation funding is risk-free; the cash advance is only repaid if, and when the case successfully settles.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a drunk driver, are in a pending lawsuit, and facing serious financial challenges while waiting for a settlement, you owe it to yourself to Litigation Funding Corporation for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

Hit-and-Run Driver of Bicyclist Was Found Intoxicated and Refused a Breathalyzer Test

April 4, 2017

An unlicensed and allegedly drunk hit-and-run driver struck and killed a Queens food deliveryman has he pedaled his bike on his way home from work. Witnesses called 911. The cyclist was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was a 32-year-old father of three young children.

Approximately four hours later, police located the negligent driver at an auto repair shop. Police said he was clearly intoxicated, but refused to take a breathalyzer test. He was arrested and charged with driving while impaired, aggravated unlicensed driving, refusal to take a breath test, and driving a vehicle without an interlock device.

The fact that he has been charged with driving a vehicle that doesn’t have an interlock device reveals that he has had at least one prior DWI conviction. In 2009, Leandra’s Law made it so that anyone who was found guilty of Driving While Intoxicated after August 15th, 2010 would need to have an ignition interlock device installed on each vehicle they own or regularly operate.

He will likely face additional charges of vehicular manslaughter, officials said. According to reports, the negligent driver has had his license revoked at least twice before, most recently in 2014.

While this is a devastating time for the bicyclist’s family, his wife should consult an experienced auto accident attorney to understand her rights. A wrongful death lawsuit can compensate the family for funeral and burial expenses and provide compensation for the loss of his income, loss of consortium, and even emotional trauma.

In the meantime, neighbors have started taking donations to help the family with this unexpected loss. However, the donations may not be enough to survive a long legal process. Once a lawsuit is filed, the family may wish to apply for litigation funding, a lawsuit cash advance in exchange for a portion of the future proceeds of the case.

Litigation Funding Corporation is a reputable legal finance company helping victims regain control of their lives and their finances while their attorney focuses on strengthening their case to obtain the compensation justly deserved. Our cash advances are based on the strength of the case; credit and employment are irrelevant. If approved for funding, the money can be available in as little as 24 hours.

Litigation funding is risk-free because repayment is contingent upon a successful recovery. If the case is lost, however, repayment is excused.

In the right situation, for the right plaintiff, litigation funding is clearly a service that plaintiffs should consider at a strategic time in the litigation. If you are the victim of an auto accident a civil suit could be your only recourse when attempting to recover the costs of medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, or other economic damages. After filing a lawsuit, if you are experiencing financial hardship, contact Litigation Funding Corporation for a “staying power” advantage, so you can fight for justice and the compensation you deserve.

Nebraska Man Charged with Manslaughter Following Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

March 3, 2017

A single-vehicle crash in central Nebraska claimed the life of two young men, after a heavy-duty pick-up truck left the roadway, ran into a ditch, and rolled at least one full rotation before coming to a rest. Two passengers were ejected; they were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and three other passengers were taken treated for injuries at a nearby hospital. Multiple beer cans allegedly were recovered from the accident scene.

Police reports state the driver had a blood alcohol level of .09; the legal limit to drive in Nebraska is .08. He was charged with two counts of felony manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol. He could face up to 40 years in prison. He could also face wrongful death lawsuits.

An experienced auto accident attorney can help protect the rights of the victims and help them receive compensation for their loss. Even with the help of an experienced attorney, a lawsuit can drag on as the insurance company for the negligent driver will most likely deny fault and delay the litigation process. For the victim’s family, life won’t wait for a lawsuit to settle nor should they be forced to settle for pennies on the dollar because of pressing financial needs. When finances are an issue, litigation funding can be a solution.

Litigation funding is a cash advance of an expected settlement. Its main purpose is to assist plaintiffs with the likely loss of wages, mounting medical bills, funeral expenses, daily household bills, and other out-of-pocket expenses until a settlement is reached. Unlike a traditional bank loan; funding can be obtained without the need for a credit check or employment verification; the only collateral required is a pending lawsuit. Funding is based strictly on case strength.

Request for funding applications can be made over the phone or online, with approvals as quickly as 24 hours. Once a contract is signed, the money is sent via overnight mail or direct deposit. Funding is provided on a non-recourse basis. When the case settles, the cash advance is repaid from the case proceeds. If the plaintiff fails in achieving a settlement, repayment is completely waived.

If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to a drunk driver and need financial assistance, consider litigation funding to help wage your legal battle for the best possible settlement. Contact the experienced and professional staff at Litigation Funding Corporation. We would be happy to answer all your questions and help you understand the lawsuit finance process.

Fatal Crash on Private Property Appears to be Alcohol Related

February 22, 2017

A North Carolina woman was killed after the SUV she was riding in crashed on private property, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. She was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The driver suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Neither the driver nor passenger were wearing a seat belt.

Drunk driving accidents occur far too often in the United States. According to the CDC, 28 people die in alcohol-related crashes every day. That equates to one death every 53 minutes. Every two minutes, a person is injured by a drunk driver.

Victims and their families have a right to receive compensation for injuries and deaths caused by a drunk driver. In many cases, the litigation process can take months, if not years, to conclude and a settlement to be paid. During this time, the issue of being able to pay the bills may become an issue, one that could drastically affect how a case progresses. Plaintiffs in these situations may be eligible for a litigation funding.

Litigation funding is a lawsuit cash advance that eases the pressure to settle early and inexpensively. It also gives the plaintiff’s attorney the precious time needed to obtain the fairest possible result. The non-recourse cash advance can be used to pay medical expenses, funeral expenses, mortgage payments, tuition, car payments, grocery bills or ongoing daily living expenses. There are no restrictions on using the cash advance.

When a plaintiff applies for funding, the legal finance company will review pertinent documentation to determine the merits of the case. Once approved and a contract signed, funds can be available to the plaintiff within 24-48 hours. There is no credit check, no employment verification and no payments until the case settles. If the case is lost, there is no repayment obligation.

If you have lost a loved one in an auto accident and the bills won’t stop piling up, consider litigation funding. As in any industry, all legal finance companies are not equal. It is important to do some research and ask questions to determine if litigation funding would be beneficial to you and your case.

$3.9M Lawsuit Filed Against Bar and Driver for Bizarre Hit-and-Run Death of Pedestrian

January 5, 2017

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a drunk driving auto accident, are represented by an attorney, and experiencing financial hardship, you may be eligible for litigation funding. If you qualify, Litigation Funding Corporation, a leader in the legal funding industry, may be able to provide a lawsuit cash advance within in 24 – 48 hours.

A wrongful death lawsuit was recently filed against a drunk driver, as well as the bar that served her that night she hit two pedestrians, killing one.

The plaintiff said he and his father were crossing the street on foot when they were struck by the driver of a Honda Civic. The impact of the crash knocked the older pedestrian into the windshield, then onto the luggage rack on the car’s roof. The driver did not stop; she drove 11 blocks before the man fell off. He died along the side of the road as the woman left the scene. The younger pedestrian (also the plaintiff) required surgery for injuries he sustained.

While the crash was initially hit-and-run, police were able to track down the driver, who later pled guilty and sentence to eight years.

The lawsuit alleges driver negligence for driving while intoxicated and failing to control her vehicle. The complaint contends the bar was negligent in serving her alcohol while she was visibly intoxicated.

A bar can be held accountable for a wrongful death caused by a drunk driver if there is evidence that the bar illegally served alcohol to the driver prior to the crash. This is called a dram shop claim, and it is meant to hold bar owners accountable when their illegal behavior causes severe injury and death. Dram shop liability laws vary widely by state so it is important to consult a personal injury attorney versed in this area of the law to determine if you have a valid case.

These types of lawsuits will take a long time to sort out; the bar will likely mount a vigorous defense and a settlement or trial could be months, if not years, away. By the time the plaintiff is able to see a settlement, he may have medical bills, funeral expenses, and other bills piled up. If he needs financial assistance during the litigation process, Litigation Funding Corporation is here to help.

Litigation Funding Corporation is a reputable legal finance company helping victims regain control of their lives and their finances while their attorney focuses on strengthening their case to obtain the compensation justly deserved. Litigation funding is based on the strength of the case; credit and employment are irrelevant.

It is easy to apply for litigation funding either online or by phone. If approved, the cash advance can be available in as little as 24 hours. Litigation funding is risk-free; repayment is contingent of the outcome of the case meaning if you lose, repayment is excused.

If you have been in a drunk driving auto accident and experiencing financial hardship, contact Litigation Funding Corporation for a “staying power” advantage, so you can fight for justice and the compensation you deserve.

Investigation Underway Into Virginia Beach Multi-Vehicle Crash That Killed Two and Injured Six Others

December 12, 2016

A multi-vehicle crash in Virginia Beach resulted in two deaths and six injuries after a Chrysler Pacifica crossed the median and struck a Lexus traveling in the opposite direction. The impact caused the Pacifica to flip in the air and hit a van. The driver of the Chrysler was treated for serious injuries; her passenger died at the scene. The driver of the Lexus also died at the scene; his wife was treated for injuries at a nearby hospital. The driver of the van, his wife, and their two young children were also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation to determine if speed, driver distraction, or other factors played a role in this fatal crash. No matter what, it is always difficult to hear about the loss of a loved one in an auto accident. During this time, the last thing these families need is to be faced with legal and financial issues, but it is important to contact an experienced auto accident attorney to understand their rights. An attorney can help recover compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, and pain and suffering.

Wrongful death and serious injury accidents can often cause immediate and long-term financial problems. In order to avoid this situation, litigation funding may be an option.

Litigation funding is a valuable service that helps plaintiffs pay medical expenses, funeral and burial expenses, and ongoing monthly bills during the litigation process so they are not forced to settle their valuable case for less than it is worth. The application process is quick, easy, and free! Qualifying for funding is based on a strong case and attorney representation. If approved for funding, the lawsuit cash advance can be received within 24 – 48 hours. There is no need to worry about monthly payments because we are only paid once the case settles. If the case is lost, the repayment is completely waived.

Suffering injuries or the loss of a loved one is enough of a hardship; don’t succumb to a financial hardship as well. If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident, do not resolve your case for less than full value because of pressing financial needs. Consult an attorney to protect your legal rights. Then, call Litigation Funding Corporation to ease your financial burden and give your attorney the time needed to obtain full value on your case.

Nine-Year-Old Girl Killed in DUI Crash

November 10, 2016

A 25-year-old Chicago man was recently charged with multiple felonies including drunk driving after causing an accident which killed a young girl.

The alleged negligent driver was subsequently charged with leaving the scene of the accident, two counts of drunk driving, and four counts of aggravated drunk driving. There is a possibility his charges are to be upgraded.

The 9-year-old girl was in a minivan, driven by her mother. Two other girls, ages 10 and 12, friends of the 9-year-old, were also in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The mother was driving them home after attending a church event.

Eye witnesses recounted seeing the minivan heading north while the second vehicle involved in the crash, a Cadillac Deville, was heading south. By all reports the Cadillac was drifting in and out of the oncoming lanes. Just prior to the crash the minivan driver made a hard turn to the left to avoid a collision. However, the defensive maneuver was not successful and the Cadillac hit the passenger’s side of the minivan. The minivan continued on until it struck a building.

The Cadillac driver was seen fleeing the area. Police subsequently caught the individual later and determined he was under the influence of alcohol. The family of the young girl may wish to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

The loss of a loved one brings with it extra expenses for the funeral and burial. The young girl’s family might wish to research litigation funding to aid their situation. To apply for a lawsuit loan, the plaintiffs would need to first hire an attorney. Once a lawyer of record is retained, the family may apply for pre-settlement funding.

When plaintiffs are cash strapped, applying for a lawsuit loan helps them financially to deal with monthly bills and other obligations.

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Targets Bar In Drunk Driver Crash

December 1, 2015

With fatal auto accidents, lawsuits are often filed against a negligent driver, but in certain cases, local businesses can also be held liable. For example, a bar can be sued for a wrongful death caused by a drunk driver if there is evidence that the bar illegally served alcohol to the driver prior to the crash. This is called a dram shop claim, and it is meant to hold bar owners accountable when their illegal behavior causes severe injury and death.

The parents of a woman killed in a car crash have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a bar in Texas. The lawsuit alleges that the bar illegally sold alcohol to the driver of the car in which the woman was a passenger. According to the suit, the drunk driver spent hours prior to the accident drinking at the bar, making the bar equally liable. The suit also states that there is evidence that the driver’s blood-alcohol level was 3 times above the legal limit at the time of the crash. The driver and another passenger in the car also died.

In cases like these, a bar that allegedly served alcohol to visibly intoxicated and or underage persons should be held responsible if the intoxicated persons are involved in vehicle crashes after they leave the establishment. That’s where having an experience attorney can help a case and maximize recovery. But, a lawsuit such as this will take a long time to sort out; the bar will likely mount a vigorous defense and a settlement or trial could be months, if not years, away. If there comes a time when the family cannot financially wait to seek justice, litigation funding can help.

Litigation funding would allow the family precious time to wait for a fair and equitable settlement; if they desperately need money now, the only other alternative may be to settle a valuable case for pennies on the dollar to pay their bills. With litigation funding, the only collateral required is a pending lawsuit. There is no need for a credit check, employment verification, or monthly payments. The application takes less than five minutes; approvals are often within 24 – 48 hours. Litigation funding is risk-free; repayment is contingent of the outcome of the case meaning if you lose, repayment is excused.

Call Litigation Funding Corporation today for a free, no-obligation consultation. We are here to assist with legal funding needs of innocent victims to help ensure they receive every penny of damages that they are entitled to receive.

Litigation Funding