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Due to the size and weight of tractor-trailers, auto-truck accidents can be devastating, often fatal. Even when victims survive, they often suffer chronic pain and disabilities, resulting in mounting medical bills and reduced quality of life. Lawsuits drag on for months, if not years while insurance companies deny, delay, and defend claims. For that reason, seeking the right lawsuit funding company has become essential for many plaintiffs in need of quick compensation.

Two lawsuits were recently filed against a transport company alleging that a truck driver’s negligence, recklessness, and carelessness, led to serious and debilitating injuries. According to the complaints, a woman was driving a Ford pick-up truck on the interstate when her vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer. She suffered spine, chest, and abdomen injuries, a sprain of the left shoulder, and contusion of the left knee. Her male passenger also suffered from spine injuries. Both lawsuits allege that the injuries have left the plaintiffs with physical pain, impairment, and disability, as well as the loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, and mounting medical expenses. The plaintiffs seek an undisclosed amount in damages.

Waiting for their personal injury cases to settle could drag on for years. Yet, for someone with pressing financial needs, waiting is not an option. Without substantial savings or friends and family to help, lawsuit funding is not only a quick and easy solution but quite possibly the only solution.

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There are no words to describe the loss of a loved one, especially due to the careless actions or negligence of someone else. Not only is the emotional stress and physical pain traumatic, but the economic consequences of losing someone you relied on for financial support can leave you full of fear and uncertainty and not sure what to do.

Whether from medical malpractice, auto accidents, product liability, and workplace fatalities, when a wrongful death occurs, the victim’s family has the right to file a lawsuit. The first step is to consult with an experienced attorney.

While no amount of money can ever replace a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can seek financial compensation for your loss. It can pay for medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, and loss of household services. A plaintiff can also seek financial compensation for loss of companionship and consortium.

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Two people recently filed lawsuits against a watersports company after they suffered series injuries on rented jet skis.

According to the plaintiffs, last summer, they rented jet skis and were given brief operating instructions before setting out on the water. While touring the Intracoastal Waterway, they said that their guide “abruptly and without warning” turned. Unable to stop in time, riders behind struck their jet skis. As a result, they “severe, disabling and permanent injuries.”

The lawsuits allege that the defendant was negligent for failing to properly train jet ski renters and failing to train its employees on how to operate a jet ski safely. They are seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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A serious auto accident can be life-changing. In addition to the physical and emotional devastation, injuries can lead to financial strain, especially for those unable to return to work. Fortunately, auto accident lawsuit funding can provide immediate cash relief, without risk.

The City of Seattle recently agreed to pay nearly $66 million to cover ongoing care for a woman, as well as loss of future income, after she suffered traumatic brain injuries in a crash with an ambulance in April 2016.

According to police reports, the woman’s Porsche was struck by an ambulance about halfway through an intersection. Her vehicle spun around before hitting a tree. As a result of the crash, she suffered both physical and mental impairments. She has undergone extensive brain surgery and spent several months in a rehabilitation facility, followed by an extended stay at an assisted-care facility. Her injuries were serious enough to prevent her from continuing her career as a prominent intellectual property attorney, and she will require a lifetime of medical care. Since the accident, the Seattle Fire Department has improved its driver training program.

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Every year, hundreds of people suffer serious injury or death in auto accidents on icy roads. Many presume that because the crash occurred as a result of an act of God, they cannot seek compensation for their injuries or the death of a loved one. However, a driver is required to exercise due care behind the wheel, including taking into consideration the weather and road conditions. Hence, a driver who is traveling too fast, tailgating, or panics and hits the brakes too hard, resulting in an accident, can be held liable.

A 2012 Mitsubishi Galant hit an icy patch on an I-35 overpass near Oklahoma City, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle, according to the Oklahoma Highway Department. The vehicle slammed into a cable barrier before being struck by a tractor-trailer. Two passengers in the Galant died in the crash, one at the scene and the other at the hospital. Two other passengers were also transported to the hospital, one in serious and one in critical condition. The drivers were not injured.

The accident remains under investigation. If the driver of the Galant was speeding or negligent in any way, he could be held liable. If it is found that the truck driver had ample time to react, he and his employer could also be held accountable.

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A couple was killed when a tractor-trailer rear-ended their vehicle causing a chain reaction crash.

The couple was driving to their wedding at the time of the accident, according to police. When the tractor-trailer was unable to slow down for traffic, it slammed into the couple’s car. Ultimately, three other tractor-trailers were involved in the accident. Two of those semis, along with the couple’s vehicle, caught fire closing the highway for nearly 12 hours. The accident remains under investigation.

Due to the size and weight of a tractor-trailer versus a passenger vehicle, when an accident occurs the results can be catastrophic. Those who have suffered serious injuries or lost a loved one should seek legal counsel as soon as possible to preserve evidence and understand his/her rights.

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After an auto accident or another personal injury that has occurred due to the negligence of someone else, you may decide to seek legal compensation for damages and losses. The first step is to consult an experienced personal injury attorney. But, your case may take months, even years, to settle.

Defendants are financed by large insurance companies; their lawyers know the litigation game. They know you are probably strapped for cash, so they delay the case, exhausting your limited resources. The more desperate you become, the happier the defendant. Then, they make a lowball offer. Your attorney advises against it saying the offer is too little, too soon. You want to wait, but the financial pressure is building. You have medical expenses, mortgage/rent obligations, car payments, and monthly household expenses. You don’t qualify for a bank loan, and friends and family can’t help. You see no other options except to tell your attorney to accept the inadequate offer.

That was yesterday’s marketplace. Today, there is litigation funding.

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Most of us rarely, if at all, think about being in a personal injury lawsuit. However, there could be a day when you need the services of a personal injury attorney, as well as a litigation funding expert.

Imagine for a moment that you were seriously injured by a distracted driver who ran a red light and slammed into your vehicle. Although a personal injury attorney can help you receive compensation for your loss, the legal process is complicated and can take months, if not years, to culminate. Even in the strongest case, the outcome is unpredictable, and the amount of judgment is not always clear. Furthermore, while your case winds through the legal system, no money is paid to you. How will you support yourself and your family financially with the mounting medical expenses and replacing your damaged car, especially if you are unable to return to work?

If you are a plaintiff in a pending lawsuit, obtaining litigation funding may be the answer while you fight for the highest possible settlement.

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Hit-and-run crashes are usually prefaced by an act of negligence, such as speeding, texting, talking on the phone, or driving under the influence.

A 5-year-old girl was in front of her family’s home when she was hit by a vehicle. The driver fled the scene and has yet to be identified. The little girl remains in the hospital with a broken femur, skull fracture, and bleeding on her brain.

A serious accident like this usually results in hefty financial costs, as well as emotional and psychological trauma.

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Construction is a necessary part of keeping roads safe, but construction sites can become just as dangerous as a bad road. Accidents in construction zones typically occur because of excessive speed, drunken or impaired driving, or driver distractions.

While the underlying cause of the following fatal Illinois truck accident has not yet been publicly disclosed, the crash highlights the possible severity of a tractor-trailer accident.

Last November, a tractor-trailer driver crashed into vehicles that had slowed or stopped in a construction zone on I-55 near Hamel, Illinois. According to the Illinois State Police, several witnesses told investigators that the semi was traveling an estimated 60 mph when it struck eight vehicles, even driving over some of them. Four people died as a result of the crash; a dozen others were injured. The truck driver was charged with four counts of reckless homicide and eight counts of aggravated reckless driving.