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2014-02-12 08:25:49

CRESSKILL, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") recently published Legal Funding 101, a white paper written by company president Joseph Genovesi. The paper provides a synopsis of the growing legal funding industry, which many members of the legal community have likely heard about in passing, but may not fully understand the details. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/PH63478LOGO ) Since the early 1990s, legal finance has grown from a...

2013-12-12 16:25:21

CRESSKILL, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson has reached an agreement to settle 8,000 lawsuits over defective DePuy Hip Replacement ASR devices -- leaving another 4,000 to 5,000 lawsuits unresolved. The $2.5 billion settlement represents an important step forward in resolving the long-running hip replacement litigation. However, the settlement covers only patients who underwent replacement surgery. Cases involving other alleged health consequences remain to be dealt...

2013-07-23 08:24:22

CRESSKILL, N.J., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BP is appealing a lower court's refusal to block payments to businesses that suffered losses because of the Gulf Oil spill. The legal battle -- which may go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court -- will certainly delay payments to the plaintiffs' attorneys who work strictly on a contingency basis. To ease their financial cash flow problems, RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") is making accelerated attorney fee financing available. (Logo:...

2013-07-09 08:28:42

RD Legal Funding Provides Financing for Zadroga Claimants Too Ill to Wait Until 2016 CRESSKILL, N.J., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- September 11(th) First Responders are being urged to register by October 13, 2013 for Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) benefits, in light of the recent Mount Sinai study that revealed their cancer rates are 15 percent higher than the general population. Meanwhile, registered Zadroga claimants who have received the first installment of their VCF settlement...

2013-03-05 04:20:53

CRESSKILL, N.J., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") continues its commitment to the 911 First Responders community by sponsoring a comedy fundraiser for the FealGood Foundation. The event is being presented by the Laughter Saves Lives Foundation and will take place on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at the Colonial Springs Golf Club in Long Island. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110803/NY45278LOGO ) The event will feature comedians Jim Dalakis and...

2013-01-11 12:22:00

CRESSKILL, N.J., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The trial date for over 1,000 NuvaRing lawsuits is being extended, feeding rumors that the vaginal ring contraceptive's manufacturer, Merck, may be ready to enter settlement negotiations. The lawsuits allege that NuvaRing caused serious side effects, including blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, heart attacks, strokes, and wrongful death. The multidistrict litigation before Rodney W. Sippel of the U.S. District Court, Eastern...

2013-01-09 16:20:47

CRESSKILL, N.J., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Corp. announced it is going to pay $1.4 billion to settle lawsuits over its car acceleration problem. This acceleration issue caused worldwide headlines, even leading to the CEO of Toyota, Akido Toyoda, testifying in front of a House of Representatives committee and apologizing for the safety lapse. The Japanese automaker still must face a wrongful death lawsuit, which is scheduled to begin in February. (Logo:...

2012-12-10 16:21:33

CRESSKILL, N.J., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Hot Fuel" lawsuits may finally be reaching their end after Kansas Federal Judge Kathryn H. Vratil preliminarily approved seven amended settlements. The lawsuit arose after complaints by several convenience stores alleging the refiners and retailers sold them fuel without taking temperature expansion into account. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110803/NY45278LOGO ) Several of the defendants have agreed to pay which could put the...

2012-11-14 16:25:57

CRESSKILL, N.J., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer has spent about $750 million to settle 3,490 lawsuits, half of the cases lodged by Yasmin(TM) and YAZ(TM) oral contraceptives plaintiffs suffering from deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, according to the company's third quarter stockholder report. But settling the Yasmin(TM) and YAZ(TM) lawsuits is far from over. An estimated 3,800 more suits alleging deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolisms remain to be settled, which...

2012-09-11 10:25:00

CRESSKILL, N.J., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first three lawsuits over the failure of DePuy Orthopedic, Inc.'s ASR hip implants have been settled for $600,000, but the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary faces more than 8,000 additional suits. Plaintiffs in the litigation, facing huge medical bills to remedy the side effects of the devices' failure, will be offered post-settlement lawsuit financing by RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") as soon as their settlement amounts are determined....