Proposed amendments to Evidence Act troubling for plaintiffs: Herscu
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
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…
ActiveTO a timely, promising initiative for pedestrians, cyclists: Herscu
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.
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
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.
COVID-19 Update - Easy Legal Group of Companies: Message from the President & CEO
The COVID-19 pandemic is currently impacting Canadians both, personally and professionally; including our families, business partners and clients.
B.C. government faces uphill challenge rebuilding public trust in ICBC
B.C. government faces uphill challenge rebuilding public trust in ICBC By Kirsten McMahon British Columbia’s plan to drastically overhaul the government-run Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) requires careful consideration as the results could have significant effects on motor vehicle accident victim compensation, says Larry Herscu, president and CEO of…
Higher rates of pedestrian deaths, injuries in poorer areas
By Kirsten McMahon, Managing Editor Recent studies which show pedestrians in low-income areas face a higher risk of getting killed or injured in collisions is disheartening and further contributes to the cycle of poverty, says Rhino Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu. One study conducted by CBC Toronto found that nearly 50…
Auto infotainment systems a distraction for all drivers
A recent study showing the adverse effects of automobile infotainment systems on older motorists is a good reminder for all drivers to keep their eyes and minds on the road, says Rhino Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu.
Settling Your Personal Injury Claim: A Look at the Entire Process
The process of receiving money for your personal injuries can be frustrating and drawn out. It's hard to even know where to begin settling your personal injury claim. We'll walk you through the whole process, including where to start and what you can expect down the road.