consumer legal funding

New Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Would Struggle to Cover $1,000 Crisis

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research just released a new poll concluding that seventy-five percent of people in households making less than $50,000 a year would have difficulty coming up with $1,000 to cover an unexpected bill. For those making $50,000 and $100,000, the difficulty decreased to only 67 percent.

For those of us who have had disaster strike, these numbers aren’t surprising. They are reality. And when you have been in an accident, are injured, and can’t work, things get even more difficult.

That’s why maintaining access to consumer legal funding is so important. Consumer legal funding gives people an option when savings runs out.

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