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The Benefits of Commercial Litigation Funding

It’s expensive for companies to fight a lawsuit, no matter which side of the courtroom they’re on. The Court Statistics Project found that the median costs for business contract suits, which make up 60% of the 20 million civil cases filed annually, totaled $91,000. Liability lawsuits had a median cost of $54,000.  Some businesses may

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Post Settlement Funding: See Tomorrow’s Funds Today
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Post Settlement Funding: See Tomorrow’s Funds Today

Everyone celebrates the big win. But lawyers know that winning isn’t always the end of the road. Sometimes, payment for a settlement or judgment amount can be delayed months or even years due to processing issues, funding problems, settlement terms, or appeals. In the meantime, the firm has other cases to handle, ongoing overhead, and

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Bill Calling for Disclosure of Litigation Funding
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Bill Calling for Disclosure of Litigation Funding

Some GOP senators have reintroduced a bill that would require plaintiffs in lawsuits to disclose when they have backing from a third-party funder. The Litigation Funding Transparency Act would require disclosure of third-party litigation funding for any Federal class action and any Federal claim that is aggregated into Federal multidistrict litigation within 10 days of

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The Business of Litigation Finance Is Booming

The buying and selling of lawsuits—a decade-old practice in the U.S. known as litigation finance—continues to expand. Consider Pierce Sergenian, a six-lawyer trial boutique started this year by John Pierce and David Sergenian, refugees from the litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. The new firm already has an impressive array of contingency-fee cases, where

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Pierce Sergenian LLP and Pravati Capital Announce Innovative Portfolio Commercial Litigation Funding Deal

(Los Angeles) – Today, Los Angeles high-stakes litigation law firm Pierce Sergenian LLP and experienced litigation funder Pravati Capital announced an innovative litigation funding deal for the law firm’s entire portfolio of contingency fee cases. Under the arrangement, Pierce Sergenian LLP will receive substantial infusions of capital on an as-needed, ongoing basis to fund the

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Litigation Finance Has Become Corporate Finance

As a pioneer in the Litigation Finance Industry, we see capital drawn to higher returns than your standard alternative investments while being unlinked to fluctuations of the global economy. In February, we completed our financing with a 101-year-old conservative bank that traditionally turned away law firm financing due to bank regulation. We now have a

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