Foundation News & Views
Fair Pre-Settlement Funding – An Oxymoron or a Viable Alternative?
By Erin Waas, Executive Director of The Milestone Foundation “I have a good client who needs pre-settlement funding, which I almost always advise against. But she is desperate,
The Significance of Having Trauma-informed Staff
By Julia DiCristofaro Even with the fiercest legal team behind them, a plaintiff can be overwhelmed by litigation. Talking about their traumatic incident forces them to relieve painful
Lending a Hand to Our Western New York Neighbors
The Milestone Foundation offers low-interest funding to plaintiffs across the country, but what makes us extra proud is the work we’ve done to support families here in our own
Co-Founder John Bair Featured in Buffalo Business First
We're excited to share that our co-founder, John Bair, was featured in Buffalo Business First! The article discusses John's motivation behind founding our nonprofit and why he is
Erin Waas on Emerging Litigation Podcast
Our executive director, Erin Waas, sat down with Tom Hagy on the Emerging Litigation podcast. Erin described the Foundation's unique approach to plaintiff pre-settlement funding, one Tom calls "infinitely
The Milestone Foundation on Lawful Good Podcast
Lawful Good is a human-interest podcast about people in the legal profession and the trials they face inside and outside the courtroom. Host Luke W. Russell sat down (virtually)
Fair Plaintiff Settlement Funding
The Milestone Foundation is a nonprofit that provides pre-settlement funding to plaintiffs at 10% simple interest.