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 […]
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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, […]
NCOIL members reject model legislation that would deny free market choice for consumers seeking legal funding assistance After three and a half years of exhaustive deliberations and vigorous debate, state legislators convening for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) in San Francisco determined not to endorse any model legislation […]
Working Louisianans spend a majority of their time away from home. Earning an honest wage to help pay for such daily necessities as food, housing and transportation. As times are changing and inflation is rising, the dollar has never been stretched so thin. Kirk from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana was a hardworking Louisianan who did his […]
In a recet article posted in the Waco Tribune, Jill Shackelford, Chairwoman of the special interest-funded outfit called “ Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas” authored a misleading column about the consumer legal funding industry. This should be a warning to the thousands of consumers in Texas that the U.S. Chamber of Commere and […]