Amendments to Ontario’s Rules of Civil Procedure came into force on March 31, 2022, stressing the importance of retaining experts early on in civil proceedings to ensure the timely preparation of expert reports. Ontario Regulation 18/22 amends the Rules of Civil Procedure and contains some significant …
Easy Legal Finance Inc., a specialty lender focused on providing credit to the Canadian legal sector, announced today the launch of Divorce Loans, a product designed to fund legal costs associated with divorce proceedings as well as living expenses. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, Canadian divorces have been on the rise. Last year alone, …
A few months ago, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) passed new contingency fee rules to improve transparency and fairness for clients. Standardizing contingency fee agreements will also make it easier for accident victims to compare personal injury lawyers. With a contingency agreement, you only pay …
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.