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Alternative Litigation Finance in the U.S.: Where Are We and Where Are We Headed with Practice and Policy?

Great event that anyone involved or interested in the legal finance industry should attend. The RAND Institute for Civil Justice recently launched a research initiative to analyze and explore the convergence of law, finance, and capital markets in the United … Continue reading

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Benefits of Working with a Finance Company that Specializes in Contingent Litigation

Law firms avail themselves of a secure source of funds that provides not only for future case development costs, but also for the recovery of monies already advanced on behalf of their clients. In the typical credit facility agreement, participating firms will be able to recover up to 100% of the amount of their case development costs in immediately available cash. The typical program produces many benefits for participating firms. Continue reading

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Big Jackpots, Bigger Tragedies

A great article reminding us why Structured Settlements are an important tool to protect plaintiffs from NSSTA (National Structured Settlements Trade Assoc) Think a large cash windfall means no more financial worries? Think again. Celebrities, lottery winners, and even victims … Continue reading

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Retirement Solutions Unique to Contingent Lawyers

Many trial attorneys have a huge personal net worth — but are unable to use their money, because they continually use it as capital to fund their cases. When the litigation ends and they receive their fees, they are forced to take that money and put it right back into another case. Without the ability to touch that capital, some attorneys who are wealthy “on paper” are, ironically, unable to make one of the most important investments of their lifetimes — retirement savings. Continue reading

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Are you funding your practice with After-Tax dollars?

……paying taxes on phantom income. Since these contingent advances are not deductable, as such the funds that you invest in cases ends up flowing through as income. Continue reading

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