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Simple, Six-Step Process to Lawsuit Funding

Simple, Six-Step Process to Lawsuit Funding June 16, 2014. By Mark Bello.
A day doesn’t go by where we don’t hear about a personal injury due mainly to the negligence of someone else. Sadly, many victims will never seek justice due to financial constraints; they are not familiar with the lawsuit funding industry or how to obtain a lawsuit cash advance. Lawsuit funding buys a plaintiff time by providing emergency cash when needed most, and levels the playing field to wait for a fair settlement. Whether called lawsuit funding, litigation financing, pre-settlement funding or lawsuit loan, Mark Bello, founder and CEO of Lawsuit Financial, has created a six-step process that helps victims understand how lawsuit funding can benefit their case.
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Internet Payday Lender May Owe As Much As $20 Million to Consumers

Internet Payday Lender May Owe As Much As $20 Million to Consumers June 15, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY An Internet payday lender that fell under the weight of state lawsuits, in spite of claims of immunity under Indian tribe status, may, in tandem with its service partner, owe New Yorkers caught up in the online payday loan snare upwards of $20 million in excessive interest.
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Attorney: Excessive Overdraft Fees “Not the Fault of the Customer”

Attorney: Excessive Overdraft Fees “Not the Fault of the Customer” June 11, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY Customers who have paid excessive bank overdraft fees may not realize right away that their transactions have been reordered. In fact, many customers may not realize they are paying excessive bank fees until they hear about their bank reordering transactions for other customers. Stephen Fearon, attorney at Squitieri & Fearon in New York, says lawsuits are being filed against banks that allegedly reordered customer transactions to generate profit without telling customers they would do so.
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Following Suit: Overdraft Fees Lawsuit Update

Following Suit: Overdraft Fees Lawsuit Update June 3, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Overdraft fees lawsuits allege that banks and financial institutions charge excessive overdraft fees to consumers and further that the banks reorder credits and debits to push customers into their overdraft, increasing the fees they can charge.
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Unum and Its Internal Appeals Process

Unum and Its Internal Appeals Process June 3, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX Lydia was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and applied for long-term disability benefits through Unum, or Unum Provident, her health insurance provider. She received benefits for a year before Unum abruptly cut her off, without warning.
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Bad Faith Insurance: Appeals Can Work

Bad Faith Insurance: Appeals Can Work June 1, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Los Angeles, CA Anyone who has dealt with wrongly denied disability claims or issues of bad faith insurance knows how frustrating the insurance system can be. They know the frustration of being told their insurance claim has been denied, of trying to find out why it was denied and of appealing the denial. The good news, however, is that a surprising number of people are successful on appealing their denial - an indication that too many people are denied right away and that the appeals system helps correct the problem.
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New Jersey Court Grants Class Certification And Clears Suit For Trial In Consumer Fraud Act Case Against For-Profit School Star

New Jersey Court Grants Class Certification And Clears Suit For Trial In Consumer Fraud Act Case Against For-Profit School Star May 29, 2014. By LAS Staff Writer.
Camden, NJ; May 28, 2014 (Press Release) Today Camden County Superior Court Judge Anthony M. Pugliese granted Class Certification in a case brought by a graduate of for-profit school Star Career Academy’s Surgical Technology Program, and in a separate ruling cleared the case for trial.
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To Overturn Denied Disability Insurance, Vigilance Is Key

To Overturn Denied Disability Insurance, Vigilance Is Key May 27, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA It seems apparent that the primary modus operandi for most insurance carriers is to deny insurance claims as a default, expecting that policyholders will appeal the denial and fight for their benefits. An earlier article by LawyersandSettlements.com’s Heidi Turner noted that many policyholders tend to throw in the towel at the first stage of denial, when in actual fact a California ERISA denied claim - either out of sheer meanness or a legitimate reason such as incorrect or incomplete data - can just be the first stage in a lengthy process that will often result in benefits following a protracted negotiation.
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The White Knight of the Wired World

The White Knight of the Wired World May 22, 2014. By Brenda Craig.
Seattle, WA Danger lurks in the wired world and consumers have only a vague notion of just how treacherous the Internet has become, according to Craig Spiezle, a former Microsoft executive turned white knight of the wired world determined to protect consumers and the integrity of the Internet and the viability of the “wired economy.”
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Pre-Settlement Lawsuit Funding Is a Financial Lifeline for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs

Pre-Settlement Lawsuit Funding Is a Financial Lifeline for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs May 22, 2014. By Mark Bello.
When a loved one is seriously injured or dies due to a medical error, the victim (or his/her surviving family members) may be entitled to compensation. An experience medical malpractice attorney can evaluate the circumstances and determine whether the victim has a viable case. After a lawsuit is filed, the time between the lawsuit and settlement can stretch over years - time that is financially difficult for many plaintiffs. When the ability to wait for compensation is not an option, pre-settlement lawsuit funding may be.
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