Easy Legal Finance Inc. acquires Seahold Investments Inc.
Strategic acquisition strengthens market position, as a leading litigation financing firm, servicing the personal injury sector.
TORONTO: April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Easy Legal Finance Inc. a Canadian litigation financing firm, announced today, the acquisition of Seahold Investments Inc. Based in Moncton and established in 2000, Seahold Investments Inc. is one of the first firms in the country to offer pre-settlement lending to personal injury plaintiffs.
“We are pleased to add another established and successful firm to the Easy Legal Group of Companies, said Larry Herscu, President & CEO of Easy Legal Finance Inc. This strategic acquisition, in addition to acquiring Rhino Legal Finance in 2018, further demonstrates our commitment to enhance our position as a national litigation lender, with services delivered through strong regional brands, built on a coast-to-coast network of established relationships.”
"Over the past 20 years, we have built a firm based on the merits of access to justice - providing personal injury plaintiffs with the financial support required through the legal process, says Hubert Seamans, Founder and CEO of Seahold. Easy Legal’s reputation for client service is uniquely aligned with ours and I’m pleased to have them further expand our service offering and evolve the firm, for the benefit of our clients and lawyer partners.”
Mr. Herscu also added that, “The Easy Legal Group of Companies will maintain its mission and remain dedicated to helping those who have been hurt, are in need financial support, in partnership with the plaintiff bar and its service providers.
About the Easy Legal Group of Companies
The Easy Legal Group of Companies is a Canadian litigation financing firm. Its lending solutions service the personal injury sector including plaintiffs with pending injury claims, their legal representatives and the service providers involved in their cases. The firm is registered to conduct business in Ontario, B.C., Alberta and the Atlantic provinces. Services are delivered through three brands: Easy Legal Finance Inc., Rhino Legal Finance and Seahold Investments Inc.
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Below are several recent court decisions on plaintiff financing. If you have any questions on these decisions or what they could mean to you, please feel free to contact Seahold.
Rhino v Farant Decision
2017 Toronto Small Claims Court - Settlement Lenders v Jaffari Barristers
2017 March 7 NB Court of Queens Bench Elsliger DECISION
2014 NS Supreme Court National Bank Financial v. Potter
2013 NSSC Order NBFL to Pay Interest on Litigation Loans
2013 BC Supreme Court - Chandi v. Atwell
2012 NB Court of Appeal - LeBlanc V. Doucet
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