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Do You Know How To Fight Civil Lawsuit Delay Tactics?

It was a normal evening at a Millburn, New Jersey mall as a Hoboken attorney and his wife returned to their car after shopping. The couple didn’t know that four men were lying in wait for them, and they had no idea that these men would attack and try to steal their car. The resulting struggle left one man dead, and now that man’s widow is on a quest for justice. However, her struggles in civil court might face an unanticipated burden. How To Fight Civil Lawsuit Delay Tactics The widow of the Hoboken attorney slain during this carjacking filed a civil lawsuit against Universal Protection Service (a California-based security company), and Taubman Centers, Inc. (the Michigan-based company that owns the mall where the attack occurred.) She claims that her husband’s death could have been prevented if the mall owners and the security company had provided proper security for the…
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Why Legal Funding Critics Are Wrong

Legal funding is a fairly new addition to the courtroom scene here in America, so it has quite a few critics who think that the change will ruin the American civil justice system, but these critics are being short sighted. Why Legal Funding Critics Are Wrong Legal funding removes pressure: Some critics claim that third party contributions to cases pressures plaintiffs to seek high settlements in order to pay back their advances, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Legal funders provide settlement advances that only require repayment if the plaintiff receives a positive settlement or verdict. This actually removes pressure from the plaintiff and allows them to concentrate on what’s best for themselves. Legal funding avoids meritless cases: Critics have also argued that legal funding encourages frivolous lawsuits, but this argument doesn’t make sense when you look closer. Legal funders would not get repaid if they funded lawsuits…
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Four Reasons Litigation Finance Helps

Litigation finance allows third parties to give financial support to many different types of civil lawsuits, and despite having critics, the practice has grown into a major industry here in America and internationally. However, do you know how litigation finance helps people? Four Reasons Litigation Finance Helps Increases Access To Justice: The United States’ justice system is built on equal justice for all, but the system has become so tangled up in filing fees and other expenses that it can take thousands of dollars to get anything done, but litigation financing can help by allowing people to better handle these expenses. Managing The Risk: Litigation funders also help consumers by removing part of the risk they take on when they take a case to court. Without funders, a plaintiff would take on the entire financial responsibility of a case, but with a funder, that risk is lessened, because repayment of…
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