Category Archives: Consumer

Litigation Is Driving Up U.S. Commercial Auto Insurance Costs, Study Finds

Social inflation—the impact of rising litigation on insurers’ costs—increased claim payouts for commercial auto insurance liability alone by over $20 billion between 2010 and 2019, according to a new paper by Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I), in partnership with the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).

Golden Pear Funding Closes $55.0 Million Corporate Note Financing

Golden Pear Funding (Golden Pear), a national leader in pre-settlement legal funding, announced the closing of a $55.0 million investment-grade rated, Senior Secured Corporate Note financing. The transaction was assigned a BBB rating by a nationally recognized statistical ratings organization. Proceeds will be used by the company to restructure existing debt and support additional growth of the business.

TRIBECA LAWSUIT LOANS NOW OFFERS LITIGATION FUNDING TO WRONGFULLY FIRED WORKERS

Victims of wrongful termination often suffer a one-two punch. Explains Rory Donadio, founder of Tribeca Lawsuit Loans, “Not only do they face a confusing maze of government claim procedures and lengthy court cases, but their financial security is also compromised.” Anecdotal evidence suggests that many unlawfully fired employees fail to pursue claims because they have to invest their energy into simply providing for themselves and their families.