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Litigation Funding On The Rise In The United States, Abroad
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In last week's Advisen webinar on 2012 D&O claims trends, one of the audience questions related to the growth and relevance of litigation funding in the U.S. In responding to the question I noted, among other things, the rise of litigation funding... Read More

The Economist Says Litigation Funders Posting 'Fat Returns'
Posted on 16 Apr 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Third-party litigation funding's moment may already be here, as I have previously noted . But just the same, it is a little surprising to find stories about litigation funding at virtually every turn, with stories over the weekend appearing, for example... Read More

Litigation Funding Arrangements And The 'Loser Pays' Model
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Among the reasons frequently cited for the higher incidence of litigation in the United States compared to the rest of the world is the acceptability of contingent fees for plaintiffs' counsel and general rules that each party to a lawsuit in the... Read More