Proposed amendments to Evidence Act troubling for plaintiffs: Herscu

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The most recent round of changes introduced to reduce the cost, complexity, and delay associated with Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) claims have the potential to impede access to justice for motor vehicle accident victims, says Rhino Legal Finance, President and CEO Larry Herscu.

Contingency Fee Acceleration Program™ Launch

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Rhino 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. The application process is… Read more »

ActiveTO a timely, promising initiative for pedestrians, cyclists: Herscu

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Although messaging from provincial governments COVID-19 is shifting from “stay home” to “stay apart” and portions of the country begin to re-open, pedestrian, cyclist and driver safety should still be top of mind, says Easy Legal Group of Companies President and CEO Larry Herscu.

Easy Legal Finance Inc. acquires Seahold Investments Inc.

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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.

SCC ruling lays foundation for litigation funding as an access to justice tool

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The Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision in a corporate insolvency case is the first time the country’s top court has contemplated third-party litigation funding and it’s anticipated that the judgment will provide much-needed guidance for other areas of law, including personal injury.