The other day the US Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Legal Reform released their paper titled “101 Ways to Improve State Legal Systems”. In the publication the Chamber weighed in on the issue of consumer legal funding or as they like to call it “lawsuit lending”. After putting out some questionable information, they pointed to […]
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The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) today announced former Oklahoma State Senator Rob Johnson as its new Executive Director. Johnson will oversee the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of ARC, a coalition that ensures the proper regulation of the consumer legal funding industry in the United States. “Rob Johnson will be a strong […]
Fact: This is the biggest false-claim perpetuated by the insurance industry and others to scare the public about Consumer Legal Funding options. It is a safe alternative to predatory products. Products labelled “predatory” typically include bi-weekly or monthly current payments, have hidden rates and fees and create “debt traps”, as in personal debt obligations that […]
Provident Litigation Finance, the only Tennessee-based provider of Consumer Legal Funding, announced today it is shutting down its services for Tennessee consumers as harsh state regulations take effect. Provident was started in 1999 by Nashville resident Dan Cleary, who personally ran the business ever since, serving more than 10,000 Tennesseans. Cleary was the largest provider […]
As consumers become more aware of the barriers many insurance companies erect that prevent people from getting fair and timely claims settlements, many consumers are seeking information to help them pick insurance they can rely on. The watchdog group “Fight Bad-faith Insurance Companies” (FBIC) created a list of insurance companies that it determined follow “Bad-Faith” […]
By Tina Burns of Albertville, who used consumer legal funding after an accident As published in The Birmingham News and on AL.com Imagine having your life change forever in an instant by a distracted driver. Then to have the insurance company drag out your claim so you not are able to take care of your […]
There is a bill making its way through Alabama Senate, HB 160, which will eliminate a vital financial tool for consumers of Alabama. The bill deals with Consumer Legal Funding. Consumer Legal Funding is where a company provides financial assistance to consumers who have a pending legal claim and only is repaid when and if […]
Joe Williams testified today before the Texas House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee. He lives in Cypress, Texas. This is the text of what he told legislators. Good afternoon, my name is Joseph Williams. Over here is my wife Laurie Williams and my step-son David Godbold. Our lives changed forever on November 15, 2013. That […]
Tort reform efforts in the U.S. have always focused on issues like outsized awards and unreliable evidence. Now, however, with the backing of the multibillion dollar insurance lobby, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using tort reform as a smokescreen to advance an agenda that has nothing to do with justice or the U.S. business climate.
In a bipartisan and overwhelming 47-2 vote, the Indiana Senate approved SB 373, a bill championed by Senator Randall Head (R-Logansport) along with co-sponsor Senator Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) and Senator Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis). SB 373 creates a robust set of consumer protections for Indiana consumers who use consumer legal funding to help make ends meet, […]