Law360: How Litigation Funding Can Save, And Doom, Poor Plaintiffs

May 13, 2019
It was late in the high desert city of Alamogordo, New Mexico, and Dawn Farkas was out of gas. She had run her tank almost dry rushing to a hospital emergency room for what turned out to be a panic attack. Farkas, almost 60 years old and suffering from injuries caused by a faulty medical device, climbed into her car in the hospital parking lot, pulled some coats over herself and tried to sleep.  Read more >>

BLJ: Strapped plaintiffs seek options

May 28, 2018
Consultant John Bair has handled settlements for trial lawyers for 20 years. In that time, he’s seen firsthand how expensive non-recourse litigation financing can be on plaintiffs.  “We would see the caustic effect that 50 or 80 or 100 percent interest advances – how that would eat up a third or half of a client’s recovery,” Bair said.  Read more >>

HuffPost: This Foundation is Changing the Model of Lending for Plaintiffs

January 12, 2018
I have been fortunate to have never been personally involved in litigation. However, my background in the legal industry has given me a window into that world, and I have seen how lawsuits can often turn into marathons for both plaintiffs and their attorneys. Even if a case is leaning toward settlement or a favorable jury verdict, the road to the finish line can be a long one. Read more >>

Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity: Tragedy Does not Discriminate.

January 3, 2018
It can happen to a person of any age, race, gender, socioeconomic status, background, occupation, or location. It can come in the form of an automobile accident, a birth trauma, a malfunctioning product, or a medical emergency, just to name a few possibilities. Tragedy can happen anywhere, at any time. Often times, you may hear it described as a “freak accident.” Read more >>

Impact Fund: New Legal Funding Option For Plaintiffs in Personal Injury Cases

October 30, 2017
Just imagine what it would be like if you or someone close to you suffers a catastrophic personal injury. Tragic accidents do not discriminate – they can happen to anyone. You’ve been blindsided, and your world may be upside down right now. You’ve filed a lawsuit, but it could be months, sometimes even years, before you see any justice. Read more >>