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Litigation Finance Companies, Revisited

March 31, 2016 BY Matthew Jones | General Liability

Last year we examined plaintiffs in personal injury cases having their medical treatment funded by litigation finance companies and whether such arrangements can be excluded from evidence. As a brief recap, litigation finance companies typically become involved in lawsuits when the plaintiff is neither Medicare/Medicaid eligible nor insured. In the absence of any available insurance coverage or wherewithal to pay for treatment out of pocket, the injured person can utilize a third party finance company to fund the treatment. ... Continue Reading

Discoverability/Admissibility Of Evidence Relating To Litigation Finance Companies

February 02, 2015 BY Matthew Jones | General

An increasingly frequent trend in personal injury cases is plaintiffs are having their medical treatment "financed" by third parties. The typical ... Continue Reading

Is An Alford Plea In A Criminal Case Admissible In A Subsequent Civil Case?

January 02, 2014 BY Matthew Jones | Professional Malpractice and Healthcare Litigation

Incidents that involve an alleged criminal act often times give rise to a subsequent civil lawsuit brought by the victim. However, because ... Continue Reading

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