A group of young women had hired a limo so they could drink responsibly during a series of visits to North Fork wineries. As the limo was making a U-turn at a blinking traffic signal, it was struck broadside by a pick-up truck. Four women in the limo died – three at the site of the accident; another at the hospital. Three other passengers, the limo driver and the driver of the pick-up truck were injured and treated at the hospital. The fatal accident is still under investigation, but the truck driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Part of the investigation will include if the limo driver was making an illegal U-turn and if the driver of the pick-up fled the scene as some reports have indicated.
In addition to facing criminal liabilities, the truck driver could face civil claims. Additionally, if it is determined that the limo driver made an illegal U-turn, he and the limo company could also be held accountable. A wrongful death lawsuit may help in the recovery of damages as well as provide a sense of closure.
During a pending lawsuit, loved ones of the deceased could suffer serious financial burdens. Financial assistance, in the form of pre-settlement lawsuit funding, could help reduce that hardship. An application takes less than five minutes, and often times funding can be received within 24 hours. We can do this because there is no need for a credit check or employment verification. At Lawsuit Financial, we provide funding based solely on the strength of the lawsuit. Funding is provided on a non-recourse basis, so if the plaintiff loses the case, there is no obligation to pay us back.
If you have been seriously injured due to the negligence of someone else and need financial assistance, consider lawsuit funding to ease your financial burden and give your attorney the time needed to obtain full value in your case. Call our office or complete our free, online application. We may be able to provide the cash you need today for the settlement you deserve tomorrow.