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Seeking Financial Support During A Pending Personal Injury Lawsuit

April 12, 2018

Every year, thousands of people file personal injury lawsuits. However, waiting for a settlement can be financially devastating. While recovering from injuries, it is can be difficult to think about how to pay bills and put food on the table. Many people don’t know that there is an option to get through a pending lawsuit. It’s called litigation funding.

Litigation funding, also known as lawsuit funding, is a risk-free cash advance against a pending lawsuit. All that is needed to be eligible is a strong case and attorney representation. Once we receive a completed one-page application, a funding specialist will gather case information from the plaintiff’s attorney. The amount of the cash advance is based on the strength of the case and the projected settlement. We don’t ask what you are planning to use the money for – it is yours to spend as you need or want.

Litigation Funding Corporation does not look at credit standing, collateral, or special assets when making a funding decision. There are no monthly payments; the cash advance is repaid once the case is settled. If, however, the case is lost, we completely waive repayment.

If you are in a personal injury lawsuit and the added financial strain is making it more difficult to pay even the ordinary household bills, give us a call or fill out our one-page application.

Crash with CTA Bus Leaves Four Dead; Alcohol a Possible Cause

May 15, 2017

Four people died as a result of a collision between a vehicle and a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus.

Police said the 27-year-old driver of a Buick LeSabre was speeding when he lost control and hit a parked car before slamming into the bus head-on and catching on fire. The four people in the sedan were extracted and taken area hospitals where they were pronounced dead. One passenger leaves behind three young children; her pregnant sister, who was also a passenger, leaves behind two kids. The bus driver and four passengers on the bus were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Alcohol was found in the LeSabre. The crash remains under investigation.

When an auto accident is the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for injuries or loss from the at-fault driver. However, what happens if the negligent person dies in the accident?

The fact that the negligent driver dies in a car accident does not necessarily mean that the victims can no longer bring a personal injury or wrongful death claim. A claim can still be made with the negligent person’s insurance carrier. If the claim cannot settle through negotiations with the insurance company, then a lawsuit can be filed against the deceased driver’s estate.

Even if negligence is clear and obvious, pursuing a lawsuit against someone’s estate can be complicated and time consuming because of the procedural requirements involved. It is even more complicated when there is no estate established yet. In either situation, an experience auto accident attorney in crucial in order to protect one’s rights.

Often times, the lengthy legal process will hinder victims from paying the bills associated with the crash; it may even be a struggle to pay ordinary living expenses. Those searching for financial assistance, should not only consider litigation funding, but should call the experts at Litigation Funding Corporation.

Litigation funding is an emergency lawsuit cash advance provided to cash-strapped plaintiffs in a pending legal claim. Victims are eligible for funding once they have attorney representation.

The process begins by completing a one-page application upon which time Litigation Funding Corporation will contact the plaintiff’s attorney for case documentation. There are no credit checks, no employment verification, and no upfront fees because funding is based solely on case strength. If a case is approved for funding, we will direct deposit or wire transfer the money in less than 48 hours. Repayment is made once the case successfully settles; if the plaintiff loses, repayment is completely waived.

Dealing with a loss is never easy, but fatal auto accidents can be especially devastating. As you struggle to figure out how your family will move forward, you don’t have to struggle financially.

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, litigation funding may be a viable option. Contact Litigation Funding Corporation to see if we can help ease your financial burden and give your attorney the time needed to obtain full value in your case.

Trucking Company Named in Auto Accident Lawsuit

May 9, 2017

A personal injury is that life-changing moment when you are seriously injured as the result of someone else’s negligence or carelessness. The most obvious example of this is an automobile accident.

Waiting for a personal injury case to settle can be very difficult financially and mentally. Injuries may prevent the victim from earning a living and support a family. A financially desperate plaintiff is not in a favorable position regarding settlement negotiations; this person will often settle for too little, too soon. Litigation funding helps plaintiffs take care of financial obligations while giving their attorney the time needed to seek appropriate justice.

A Missouri man recently filed an auto accident lawsuit against a commercial trucking company alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in September 2015, he was traveling in a Dodge Ram pick-up truck when he collided with a semi-truck. The pick-up was heavily damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

The plaintiff alleges that the cause of the crash was because the semi driver failed to reduce speed, failed to yield the right-of-way, and failed to keep a proper lookout. The suit also claims that the trucking company failed provide adequate training and failed to obey the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Illinois law, safe trucking industry standards and safe commercial truck driving rules.

As a result of the crash, the plaintiff claims he suffered physical injuries and incurred expenses in excess of $60,485.02. He requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for a sum in excess of $100,000.

During the litigation process, the plaintiff’s attorney must prove the driver of the tractor trailer was negligent at the time of the accident. This could take months, even years. Without sufficient savings, the plaintiff may have a hard time paying medical expenses, the mortgage/rent, or even put food on the table. For someone with pressing financial needs, waiting is not an option. As long as the case is strong and the plaintiff has attorney representation, litigation funding is usually a viable solution.

Litigation Funding Corporation makes the application and approval process quick and easy. Funding decisions have nothing to do with one’s credit history or employment status, and there are no out-of-pocket fees. Once we receive a lawsuit cash advance request, we will work with the plaintiff’s attorney to review case documents and determine the amount we can advance. This typically takes place in less than 48 hours. . Furthermore, litigation funding is provided on a non-recourse basis, so nothing is paid back until a settlement is reached. If, for some reason, the case is unsuccessful, the repayment is completely waived.

If you are injured in a tractor trailer accident, and struggling financially, do not resolve your case for less than full value because of pressing financial needs. Let Litigation Funding Corporation help remove the financial pressure and gives you and your attorney the time needed to fully pursue your case. Apply online or contact us for a free evaluation of your funding situation.

Man Files Lawsuit against Cleaning Company for Eye Injuries

May 3, 2017

Serious injuries can mean a victim is temporarily or permanently unable to work, maybe even disfigured for life. If the injured party has retained a personal injury attorney and filed a lawsuit, he may wish to seek lawsuit funding to pay the bills while waiting for a fair settlement.

A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against a cleaning company and one of its employees, alleging their negligence in maintaining a safe work environment led to his injuries.

In April 2015, the plaintiff was supervising four other workers inside a reactor within a refinery when there was a wash down, involving water and other fluids. Shortly thereafter, the plaintiff said he began experiencing extreme pain and discomfort in his left eye. The lawsuit states that as a result of the defendants failure to provide a warning that a wash down was about to occur, the plaintiff suffered physical impairment, medical expenses, and lost wages.

The plaintiff seeks a trial by jury and compensation up to $1 million.

Most industrial accidents are dealt with under the auspices of workers’ compensation law. That’s the general rule of thumb, but there are exceptions. One of those is if the accident was due to negligence, as alleged in this case.

A personal injury lawsuit resulting from an industrial accident is a way to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. A lawsuit is also a means to hold a business accountable for negligence.

In cases like this, filing a lawsuit and waiting out the litigation process can take years. If the injured plaintiff is facing cash flow problems, making it difficult to pay the bills, lawsuit funding may be an option.
Lawsuit funding is a non-recourse cash advance based solely on the merits of the lawsuit. Therefore, credit standing and employment status do not matter. Additionally, there are no payments until the case settles. In the event the funded plaintiff loses the case, the repayment is excused.

The application process is quick and easy. If the applicant is approved, the lawsuit cash advance can be available within 24 – 48 hours. The money can be used for whatever the funded client chooses, although it is typically used to pay medical expenses, household bills, mortgage, and other immediate and necessary expenses.

To take advantage of lawsuit funding during your pending personal injury lawsuit, contact the professionals at Litigation Funding Corporation.

Woman Sues Pharmacy after Receiving Incorrect Dosage of Prescription

April 25, 2017

As patients, we place a great deal of trust in our pharmacies to ensure that our prescriptions are filled correctly. We know the pharmacist or technician reads the doctor’s prescription, pulls the medication off the shelf, counts out the pills, puts them in a vial, and puts on a label with instructions. That all seems easy, but pharmacy errors occur far more often than one may think. When a medication error results in serious injury of death, the victim or a loved one can seek legal recourse for damages.

A Chicago woman filed a lawsuit two years after a pharmacy allegedly incorrectly filled her prescription and failed to check to make sure she was receiving the proper dosage of her medication.

The plaintiff claims that in April 2015, a local pharmacy filled her prescription with a 100 mg dosage instead of the 10 mg that she was prescribed by her doctor. As a result, the woman said she sustained severe and permanent injury, resulting in substantial medical care.

The plaintiff seeks an undisclosed amount in damages.

Oftentimes, there is a significant gap between the filing a lawsuit and its resolution or trial. In the meantime, the plaintiff still needs to pay the bills. When faced with a mountain of medical expenses and/or the inability to return to work, a plaintiff may seek litigation funding.

Litigation funding is a cash advance to help with various expenses, whether those directly the result of the injury or daily living expenses. The money is not provided against an asset; rather, it is given against the potential settlement of the case. This means that funding decisions are made without the need for a credit check or employment verification. At Litigation Funding Corporation, we only care about the strength of the case.

If you believe you have been the victim of a prescription error, you should contact a personal injury attorney who can fully investigate your claim and determine your legal rights. Once the case is filed, contact Litigation Funding Corporation to determine if we can assist with your financial burdens while your lawyer seeks appropriate justice. We offer free, no-obligation litigation funding consultations. If your case is approved for a lawsuit cash advance, we will wire transfer or overnight mail the funds within 24 – 48 hours. You owe us nothing until your case settles. If for any reason your case is lost, your obligation to repay the cash advance is completely waived. That’s right; we take all the risk. Why wait? Call Litigation Funding Corporation today for financial stability tomorrow.

What is lawsuit funding and where do you get it?

April 12, 2017

You were seriously injured in an auto accident and are not unable to return to work. You are the sole breadwinner for a family of four. The insurance company for the negligent driver that hit you is refusing to pay. You file a lawsuit, but your attorney says it will take at least six months to reach a settlement. Financially, you can’t wait that long. Whether it’s the mortgage, rent, utility bills, auto payments, or medical bills, you have financial responsibilities to meet on a monthly basis. Your savings are depleted and family can’t help. You tried to secure a bank loan, but was denied since you are out of work. Even if you could obtain a bank loan, they would expect monthly payments and repayment when the loan at the end of the term. What options are left? A viable, risk-free solution is lawsuit funding.

What is lawsuit funding and where do you get it?

Although many refer to lawsuit funding as a “lawsuit loan”, it isn’t a loan in the customary sense. Lawsuit funding is a cash advance against the proceeds you expect to receive when your case settles. There are no upfront fees or other out of pockets expense, and there are no monthly payments. The money is advanced on a non-recourse basis, meaning repayment is made when you finally get your settlement cash. If you lose your case, the repayment obligation is completely waived.

Litigation Funding Corporation is a pro-justice legal finance company that has helped hundreds of clients withstand a lengthy litigation process without jeopardizing their financial stability. While the legal process may be long and complex, our funding process is quick and easy, beginning with a one-page application. Next, we will request case information from your attorney and the expected settlement amount. We make all of our funding decisions in-house, so if the case appears strong and winnable, we can provide the cash advance within 24 – 48 hours.

It is enough to go through a personal injury of any kind, but to succumb to financial stress makes it worse. Lawsuit funding may be just the support you need. Call Litigation Funding today! One of our funding specialists will answer any questions and help you get started. Remember, we aren’t worried about your credit report and we don’t expect you to repay the cash advance until you obtain a settlement.

Cruise Ship Passenger Files Lawsuit Alleging Negligence Led to Fall Injuries

April 11, 2017

It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries are common among passengers on their cruise vacation. The most common injuries on a cruise ship involves people who have slipped or tripped and fell. Injuries can range from broken arms and legs to more serious head, neck and brain injuries often resulting in lost wages, astronomical medical expenses and pain and suffering. Many passengers don’t realize that the cruise line might be liable for injuries sustained.

A cruise ship passenger has filed a lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Lines alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after she was struck by a sliding door.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 13, 2016, she was aboard the cruise ship, Carnival Breeze when a sliding glass door suddenly and unexpectedly closed, striking her. As a result, the passenger said she lost her balance and fell to the ground. Her injuries led to pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. The woman holds Carnival responsible for allegedly failing to properly maintain the sliding door in a reasonably safe condition and failing to warn passengers of the dangerous condition of the sliding door.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in excess of the minimum jurisdictional limits of the court.
Simply because someone gets hurt on a cruise ship does not mean that it is necessarily the cruise line’s fault. Understanding the significance of a simple accident and a meritorious legal claim is crucial. Therefore, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced maritime attorney.

These types of cases are difficult to navigate and cruise lines will vigorously deny and defend the claim. The wheels of justice turn much too slowly, especially for cash-strapped plaintiffs. Litigation funding may be the answer.

With a lawsuit cash advance, plaintiffs can meet financial obligations while the lawsuit winds its way through the courts. Once we received a funding application, we will request some case documentation, evaluate the lawsuit to determine case strength, and if approved, direct deposit or overnight mail funding within 24 – 48 hours. There is no need for a credit check or employment verification. We are only paid when the case settles or results in a favorable verdict. In the event the case is lost, repayment of the cash advance is completely waived.

If you’ve been injured while sailing with Carnival or any cruise line and believe that your injury was sustained due to the negligence of the crew, the cruise line or even a fellow passenger, consult an experienced attorney to know your rights to compensation. If you are strapped for cash, avoid settling your case too early, for too little. Contact Lawsuit Financial or complete our online application and see how our legal finance services can help you with your immediate financial needs.

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.

Brakeman Accuses Transportation Company of Negligence

March 16, 2017

In a split second, your life can be changed forever by the carelessness or negligence of someone else. Personal injury victims often experience severe injuries and disabilities, leading to steep medical bills, an inability to work, difficulty paying for basic living expenses, and financial and emotional stress. Meanwhile, the litigation process can take years, time most plaintiffs don’t have. Litigation Funding Corporation can help by providing a non-recourse cash advance.

A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against a transportation company alleging failure to provide employees with a reasonably safe working environment.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that while employed as a brakeman on a switching crew, he was run over by three locomotives that were hooked together as he was crossing the main lead. As a result, his legs were amputated below his knees.

The suit states that the defendant failed to issue audible warning from the locomotive, failed to properly train employees, failed to properly supervise its agents, and allowed unsafe work practices to become the standard. The plaintiff seeks a trial by jury and undisclosed compensation for physical injuries, emotional pain, loss of earnings and medical expenses.

Despite the fact that our legal system can help plaintiffs receive the compensation deserved, it is usually not a quick and easy process. Insurance companies will regularly put up a fight when it comes to paying people what they should. They will usually do this by stalling the case hoping the plaintiff will run out of money and agree to a less than favorable settlement. The emotional, mental and physical stress is enough to deal with; the last thing this man needs to worry about is how to keep up with his financial obligations until a fair settlement is reached. In cases such as this one, victims may be eligible for litigation funding.

When justice is slow in coming, a lawsuit cash advance can be the means to stay financially afloat. All that a plaintiff needs is an experienced personal injury lawsuit and a strong case with a high probability of success. Applying for litigation funding can be done online or with a quick phone call.

Once we receive an application and case documentation, the review and decision process is typically handled within one day, and funds can be available for use within 24 – 48 hours of approval. Repayment is only made after the case settles; if the case is lost, repayment of the lawsuit cash advance is excused.

If you are in a pending personal injury claim and need financial assistance, call Litigation Funding Corporation. We may have the mechanism you need to pay your bills, keep your credit standing, and fight for your rights.

Lawsuit Alleges Hospital Negligence Led to Fall and Subsequently a Traumatic Brain Injury

March 14, 2017

When a patient suffers injuries due to negligence on the part of medical professionals, the patient can opt to file a personal injury lawsuit against the health care professional(s) and/or hospital. Damages can be sought for medical expenses, lost past and future wages, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. Once the litigation process is underway, the plaintiff can seek litigation funding.

A couple is suing a hospital, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent the wife’s fall and subsequent brain injury while she was receiving care for another medical issue.

The woman was taken but ambulance to the hospital in September 2014, after an unrelated health emergency at her home. The complaint alleges that shortly after arriving in the ER, the woman fell from either the hospital bed or stretcher. She was found on the floor and later diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. The lawsuit alleges that hospital staff failed to provide adequate supervision and assistance to prevent the patient from falling.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and an undisclosed amount in damages.

If the plaintiffs are in need of financial assistance while waiting for justice to be served, they may wish to consider litigation funding.

Litigation funding is a service that provides plaintiffs with financial assistance to help pay the bills during a lengthy litigious process especially so plaintiffs aren’t forced into settlements too soon, for too little. A lawsuit cash advance from Litigation Funding Corporation is based on case strength and supporting documentation. We have streamlined the funding process so that it is quick, easy, and hassle-free. This means that we can often put the money in the plaintiff’s hands within 24 – 48 hours.

The funding application takes less than five minutes to complete, online or over the phone. There are no up-front charges, no monthly payments, no credit checks, and no employment verification. Best of all, there is no risk! Repayment of the cash advance is contingent upon the outcome of the lawsuit. If the plaintiff loses the case, repayment of the cash advance is completely waived.

To learn more, contact the legal funding experts at Litigation Funding Corporation to discuss your case funding situation.

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