What Is the Difference Between a Pre-Settlement and Post-Settlement Loan?
While you’re waiting for a personal injury lawsuit to resolve, you’re likely watching the bills pile up. If you’re hurt and can’t work for an extended period of time, it’s tough to pay medical bills, the rent, and other routine expenses. Fortunately, plaintiffs often have access to legal funding to tide them over until their lawsuit is resolved. Two forms… Read more »
Is a Structured Settlement Considered Income?
If you are a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit, your eventual settlement may be paid in either a lump sum or a structured settlement. A structured settlement, as the term implies, simply means that your overall amount will be paid at periodic intervals, rather than all at once. If your settlement was $700,000, for instance, you may receive $70,000… Read more »
3 Dangers of Being in Debt
If you’ve been in an accident due to the negligent actions of another party, your expenses for treatment of injuries, medical bills, wages you’ve lost while undergoing treatment, and more might be mounting up. If you’ve brought a lawsuit against the at-fault parties, you may eventually receive a settlement, but in the meantime, you’ve got to pay the bills and… Read more »
5 Things You May Not Know About the Cost of Personal Injury
If you’ve been injured due to the negligence of another party, whether a person or a company, there are many things you may not know about the economic cost of personal injury. Medical bills First, medical bills from doctors, hospitals, surgeons, pharmacies, and more may be piling up. It can be frightening to see the number of bills from providers,… Read more »
Benefits of Legal Loans for Zantac Plaintiffs
Recently, a Florida resident brought a product liability lawsuit against drug manufacturers Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim, and GlaxoSmithKline alleging that their products, Zantac and its generics, have contained unacceptably high levels of a proven carcinogen for more than three decades and that these levels caused the plaintiff to develop stomach cancer. The drugs contain ranitidine, which metabolizes in the body to… Read more »