Entries by Eric Schuller

Tightening of Family Budgets makes Consumer Legal Funding an Important Lifeline for Americans

According to an Allstate Financials Life Tracks Poll, nearly half of all Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck.  They rely on those paychecks to cover their essential monthly bills, with minimal-to-no money left over for anything else.  At a time where every household dollar counts, the family budget in America has become very fragile. Moms and Dads who […]

Thanking those who have our backs

This Thanksgiving as we sit down to the dinner table and fight over who is getting the turkey leg or the last roll; let us not forget  the men and women in military who not able to be with their families this holiday. It is because of the sacrifice that they and their families make […]

One B-I-L-L-I-O-N Dollars ….

Even Dr. Evil Couldn’t Hatch a Plan this Sinister No, we’re not talking about the famous line from Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers movie series. Instead of a sinister plot hatched inside the lair of a movie villain, the billion dollars we’re talking about is even scarier to average, hard-working Americans. Recent reporters indicate […]

“Waste to Our Legal System”? Tell that to Sharon, a Former EMT and Firefighter from Lebanon, Tennessee.

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Harold Kim, executive vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform claimed, “The [consumer legal] funders add a lot of waste to our legal system.” Tell that to a former EMT and firefighter from Lebanon, Tennessee named Sharon. She suffered significant injuries in an […]

Why consumers need Consumer Legal Funding

Recent Study Shows More and More Americans Living Dollar to Dollar – Increasing the Value of Services Like Consumer Legal Funding.  When the recession rumbled onto the scene in 2007, most Americans couldn’t imagine the intense impact it would later have on their financial well-being.  The long and slow recovery hasn’t helped the financial stability […]

Helping Ted’s Family Keep their Health Insurance

Ted is like most Americans.  He works hard to provide for his family.  However, life sometimes throws a curve-ball and temporarily limits one’s ability to fully provide for their family.  In the case of Ted, an hourly worker from Illinois, an on-the-job shoulder injury limited his ability to work full time.  Through some workman compensation […]

A Solution in Search of a Problem

A Solution in Search of a Problem Zero. Zilch. Nada. Not one. Last month, at a statehouse hearing in Indianapolis, not a single instance could be cited of an Indiana resident who was harmed by relying upon consumer legal funding to meet their family’s challengers. Under direct questioning from legislators, not the witness for a […]

Funding lives, not lawsuits.

Meet Robyn – “Forever Grateful”  Funding lives, not lawsuits.  Consumer legal funding is about funding people and funding lives. Not lawsuits.  Consumer legal funding can often be the only financial lifeline that exists for a citizen awaiting resolution of a legal claim or settlement. That was certainly the case for Robyn, a woman from Indiana […]

Governor signs bill to regulate Consumer Legal Funding in Oklahoma

Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding would like to thank Oklahoma State Senator Brian Crain (R) and State Representative Leslie Osborn (R) on the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1016 regarding Consumer Legal Funding. Consumer Legal Funding provides funds for individuals in financial distress while they wait for their legal claim to be resolved. SB […]