Thinking of Selling Your Structured Settlement?

Laura Woods | July 18th, 2014

Many plaintiffs are awarded compensation for damages they’ve incurred in the form of structured settlements. Rather than receiving one lump sum payment, they are compensated through periodic payments spread out over a period of time. Some people prefer this method, as it helps to keep to better manage their money, as they do not have the ability to recklessly spend… Read more »

Boehringer Ingelheim Agrees to Pay $650 in Pradaxa Settlements

Laura Woods | June 20th, 2014

Pradaxa manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim announced last month that it has agreed to pay $650 million to settle thousands of lawsuits involving the blood thinning medication. More than 4,000 cases against the company are currently pending in state and federal courts. The settlement will likely resolve most of them. Plaintiffs accuse Boehringer of causing patients to suffer severe and sometimes even… Read more »

Transvaginal Mesh Plaintiffs Awaiting Settlement Money

Jacky Gale | March 14th, 2014

According to anonymous sources, Coloplast has agreed to settle about 400 lawsuits to the tune of approximately $16 million.The announcement of this transvaginal mesh settlement may mean that some plaintiffs won’t require a lawsuit loan to stay afloat while waiting out the litigation process. However, there are still many more plaintiffs who have filed complaints against the Denmark-based medical device… Read more »

Risperdal Settlement Loans an Option for Plaintiffs

Jacky Gale | December 12th, 2013

After allegations involving Johnson & Johnson’s Risperdal came to light, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched an investigation into the company and its marketing tactics. The DOJ found that J&J had illegally marketed Risperdal, a psychiatric medication, for off-label uses and that they had marketed the drug toward an inappropriate demographic. Johnson & Johnson recently agreed to an astronomical… Read more »

Advantages of Lawsuit Loans for Lawyers

Jacky Gale | November 14th, 2013

The litigation process is a long road, both for attorneys and their clients. It can take years for a case to be resolved through a settlement negotiation or a jury award. In the meantime, attorneys log long hours of hard work and expend considerable resources investigating the case. Since many law firms delay collecting payment for their services until after… Read more »