With continuing province-wide restrictions and public health orders in response to COVID-19, many services typically conducted in person are now being performed virtually in British Columbia, including independent medical examinations (IMEs).
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.