The recent trend for civil jury notices to be struck conditionally or provisionally will help move cases along, says Seahold Legal Finance President, Larry Herscu. “Taking a ‘wait and see’ approach is a reasonable compromise given the backlogs caused by COVID-19,” he says. “It’s a growing …
Although travel restrictions have loosened and most provinces are trying to return to normal, many Canadians will face another summer of road trips and camping or cottaging. For those not yet comfortable with air travel or staying in hotels, your annual family vacation …
TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2021 /CNW/ – Easy Legal Finance Inc. a Canadian litigation financing firm, announced today the acquisition of Settlement Lenders Inc. Based in Edmonton, Settlement Lenders Inc.
Recent License Appeal Tribunal (LAT) statistics reinforce there are severe delays in proceedings, which may create increased pressure on a motor vehicle accident claimant to settle, says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.
The impact of the second wave of COVID-19 on the personal finances of Canadians — particularly personal injury plaintiffs — versus the insurance industry is “diametrically opposed” and “quite troubling,” says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.
There is a strong case for abolishing juries in civil trials in light of COVID-19 court closures and the ensuing backlogs and delays, says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.
Several court modernization projects conducted in Ontario have been trying to keep the system moving and are promising for access to justice, says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.
Insurance companies in Ontario are facing roadblocks if they attempt to increase auto insurance premiums in the near future, says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.
“If anything, drivers in the province should see reduced car insurance rates beyond the patchwork of nominal rebates that have been offered as a result of COVID-19,” he says.
Easy Legal has launched the Contingency Fee Acceleration Program,™ in response to feedback from its lawyer partners.
Its aim is to bridge the financial gap between settled cases and the receipt of pending contingency fees, based on delays caused by COVID, allowing lawyers immediate access to funding to support their businesses.