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Aug 14, 2012, 15:11 ET RD Legal Funding Offers Settlement Financing to Whistleblowers

 Whistleblowers face a tough predicament. They are praised for their bravery in exposing corruption, yet are often viewed by their peers as...


Jul 26, 2012, 15:12 ET RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Financing to Plaintiff's Attorneys with JP Morgan Chase Settlements

 JP Morgan Chase has finally settled a three year old lawsuit for $100 million. However, disbursement of settlement funds to plaintiff's...


Jul 24, 2012, 15:08 ET RD Legal Funding Provides Immediate Settlement Financing to Growing Number of Yaz and Yasmin Plaintiffs

Bayer, the German chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer, has settled another 1000 Yaz and Yasmin related lawsuits since the April report,...


Jul 17, 2012, 15:12 ET RD Legal Funding Offers Settlement Financing to Plaintiff's Attorneys with TFT-LCD Settlements

 The TFT-LCD class action lawsuit has finally come to a close, with a record $1.1 billion settlement. For plaintiff's attorneys involved with...


Jul 10, 2012, 15:08 ET Relief from Menopause Symptoms Short-lived for Prempro Women Suffering from Cancers

Prempro promised women relief from menopause symptoms, but the relief was short-lived for the estimated 10,000 plaintiffs who developed breast...


Jun 26, 2012, 15:05 ET FEMA Trailer Litigation Attorneys Offered Immediate Settlement Funding

 FEMA trailer manufacturers will pay $43 million to sick hurricane victims who resided in trailers the companies knew posed health hazards....


Jun 21, 2012, 15:10 ET Zadroga Act Expanded to Cover 50 Different Types of Cancer

 Time is running out for many 9/11 First Responders whose cancers will now be covered in the expanded Zadroga Act. "They need to move fast....


May 11, 2012, 15:30 ET Today Marks Deadline for Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation Claims

 Today is the last day to file claims under the historic Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation case. Settlements will not be awarded until...


May 03, 2012, 15:10 ET BP Oil Spill Settlement Granted Preliminary Approval, RD Legal Funding to Provide Settlement Funding to Attorneys & Plaintiffs

 Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted preliminary approval of the BP oil spill settlement, which includes the medical...


May 02, 2012, 15:10 ET Yaz and Yasmin Litigants Offered Settlement Funding by RD Legal Funding

 Deadlines for lawsuits over side effects of the birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin have been moved back another 90 days, the third time...


Apr 24, 2012, 15:10 ET RD Legal Funding Offers Settlement Funding to BP Oil Spill Plaintiffs and Attorneys Facing Further Threats to Gulf Fishing Areas

 The two-year anniversary of the BP oil spill was marked by additional delays in the settlement of ongoing litigation and reports of new...


Apr 10, 2012, 15:10 ET Hispanic Farmers Facing Financial Hardship Offered Lawsuit Financing by RD Legal Funding

 Qualified Hispanic American farmers who were discriminated against by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) between 1981 and...


Mar 29, 2012, 15:00 ET RD Legal Funding Offers Lawsuit Financing to Plaintiff Attorneys with Avandia Settlements

 Even after published studies described Avandia's dangerous side effects, Type 2 diabetes sufferers, who are at the highest risk of...


Mar 27, 2012, 15:30 ET RD Legal Funding Offers Financial Assistance to American Women Farmers Facing Financial Hardship Until USDA Settlements Received

American women farmers who were discriminated against by the USDA will soon have a process for settling their claims out-of-court.  However...


Mar 20, 2012, 15:15 ET USDA to Celebrate 150th Birthday With Days to Go to Deadline for Black Farmers Discrimination Settlement

 The USDA celebrates its 150th anniversary on May 15th  four days after the May 11th final deadline for Pigford II plaintiffs to...


Mar 15, 2012, 15:10 ET Fishermen Flounder as Details of Settlement for BP Oil Spill Await Resolution

Despite promises of quick payments, it may be months if not years before plaintiffs associated with the BP Gulf Oil Spill receive compensation....


Feb 28, 2012, 15:00 ET RD Legal Funding Provides Financial Relief for GlaxoSmithKline Diabetes Drug Settlement Attorneys

In January 2012, GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") the United Kingdom's largest pharmaceutical company agreed to resolve more than 20,000 cases alleging...


Feb 09, 2012, 14:00 ET RD Legal Funding Announces Dramatic Growth in New Business

 New business has dramatically increased for RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") since June of 2011 when Joseph Genovesi joined the firm as...


Jan 31, 2012, 14:30 ET Deadline for BP Oil Spill Settlment Approaches

 A settlement between BP and the U.S. Department of Justice is near for all civil and criminal charges related to the Deepwater Horizon...


Dec 07, 2011, 14:00 ET RD Legal Funding to Finance Attorneys and Plaintiffs in Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation Settlement

Tens of thousands of black farmers who claimed they were wrongfully denied farm loans and other benefits by federal agricultural officials between...