Entries by Eric Schuller

It’s up to Indiana Senate to Protect Consumers, Free Markets.

In January, the Indiana House passed House Bill 1205 (HB-1205).  Contained within the bill are a series of anti-free-market and industry killing regulations that would impact the consumer legal funding industry.  Regulations so severe, it would most certainly send the consumer legal funding to its grave in Indiana.    Now as HB-1205 heads to the […]

Let us remember the words of Abraham Lincoln

One of our greatest Presidents was Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln once said “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”  It would be nice if the US Chamber of Commerce and the Big Insurance companies would […]

Chamber continues to push Insurance industry backed anti-free market policies in Tennessee.

In a recent op-ed published in the Tennessean, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s own Thurbert Baker kept the drum beat rolling for large insurance group’s attack on the consumer legal funding industry.  Within the op-ed, Thurbert continued to mask the truth about the consumer legal funding industry and continued to push for anti-free market price […]

U.S. Chamber is consistently inconsistent as they attempt backdoor regulations to eliminate consumer legal funding in Tennessee

Nearly one year ago, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supported consumer legal funding legislation in Oklahoma that wisely did not include anti-free market price controls.  Instead the bill, which became law, allowed for the free markets to dictate how a consumer legal funding company would price their products and services. Fast forward to today in […]

A Look behind the Numbers reveals holes in NFIB’s claims on Consumer Legal Funding Industry.

At a recent Tennessee Legislative hearing regarding consumer legal funding, the NFIB surprisingly joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and large insurance conglomerates spreading myths about the consumer legal funding industry.  At one point in their “presentation” the NFIB claimed that 77% of their members would like to see the consumer legal funding industry “banned” […]

Tennessee Small Business Owners and Insurance Companies Crosshairs under Tennessee Senate Plan

Two weeks ago the Tennessee Senate passed SB-1360, a bill that would implement suffocating price control regulations onto the consumer legal funding industry, hurting both small businesses and consumers in Tennessee.  Dan Cleary, the founder of Provident Litigation Funding, Inc., a small business owner based in Nashville, Tennessee has been helping Tennessean for years by […]

Indiana Consumers Lose, Large Insurance Companies Win as Key House Committee attempts to Regulate Consumer Legal Funding out of Existence

Indiana Consumers Lose, Large Insurance Companies Win as Key House Committee attempts to Regulate Consumer Legal Funding out of Existence                                                                                                                                                 Indianapolis, Indiana — A leading organization representing the consumer legal funding industry today said legislation approved Wednesday by the House Insurance Committee will handcuff the consumer legal funding industry through a series of anti-free-market […]

A Plan in Mississippi Designed to leave Consumers Once Again at the Mercy of Big Insurance Executives?

If it were up to big insurance companies, such as State Farm, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the business of consumer legal funding wouldn’t exist in Mississippi.  When consumer legal funding began providing services in Mississippi, consumers finally had an alternative to cowering to big insurance company’s delay tactics and low-ball settlement offers for […]

Tennessee Senate Misfires on Legislation Aimed at Eliminating the Business of Consumer Legal Funding.

Tennessee Senate Misfires on Legislation Aimed at Eliminating the Business of Consumer Legal Funding.  Yesterday the Tennessee Senate passed SB-1360, a bill that if enacted would implement devastating rate cap or price control measures on the consumer legal funding industry and begin the process of driving the business out of the state for good.  While […]