Litigation Funding Sometimes a 'Necessary Evil' for Lawyers

, The Legal Intelligencer


Litigation loans for clients in dire need of money to pay the rent or for an attorney trying to cover case expenses are generally viewed by lawyers as a costly option of last resort.

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  • Beth

    Great article. Before getting a lawsuit funding make sure you do your homework and understand the cost of getting it. I looked at different companies when I was looking for loan funding and decided to go with Fair Rate Funding ( It helped me through the tough times.

  • Christopher Everspark

    This article lays out concerns about recouping fees that they have charged to their clients in a thorough manner.

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