The following article was contributed to Litigation Finance Journal by Julia DiCristofaro, program administrator at The Milestone Foundation. “I have a good client who is in need of pre-settlement funding, which I almost always advise against. But she is desperate, and this case will settle soon. Do you think you can help?” As program
For-profit funders will often seek out plaintiffs in tough spots and essentially exploit them, loaning them money without making it clear what they might owe back once their settlement comes in.