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Mar 11, 2013, 05:00 ET
Mar 06, 2013, 17:30 ET

Studies Show Low-Income And Minority Households Hit Hard By Hurricane Sandy; Face Toughest Challenges To Recover

An analysis of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) data show that low-income households, including disproportionately large numbers of...

Mar 05, 2013, 04:33 ET
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RD Legal Funding to Sponsor Comedy Fundraiser for FealGood Foundation

RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") continues its commitment to the 911 First Responders community by sponsoring a comedy fundraiser for...

Feb 28, 2013, 00:04 ET
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Joseph Genovesi, SVP at RD Legal Funding, is the Newest Board Member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation of NJ

 RD Legal Funding is proud to announce and congratulate Senior Vice President Joseph Genovesi for becoming the newest board member of the Big...

Feb 21, 2013, 04:30 ET
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RD Legal Offers Funding to Plaintiff's Attorneys with Chantix Settlements

 According to news reports, Pfizer has reached an undisclosed settlement in a lawsuit filed by Billy G. Bledsoe, Jr., who claimed Chantix...

Feb 14, 2013, 00:05 ET
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With Resolution of Fee-Sharing Dispute, Settlement Funding is Now Available to Avandia Plaintiffs' Attorneys

Attorneys representing plaintiffs suing GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over the drug Avandia's side effects have resolved their dispute about sharing fees...

Feb 06, 2013, 00:01 ET
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TFT-LCD Class Action Suits Claiming US Customers Bilked of Billions Nearing Resolution

 Fees have been recommended for the attorneys in the class action suits against Asian companies accused of conspiring to bilk US customers out...

Feb 01, 2013, 00:01 ET
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RD Legal Funding Offers Post-Settlement Advances as Johnson & Johnson Makes Settlement Offer to DePuy Litigants Following FDA Warning

 Just days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that all-metal hip implants can cause soft tissue damage, and a week...

Jan 24, 2013, 14:33 ET

Federal Court Rules That Louisiana Systemically Violated the NVRA

Project Vote and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund - On January 23, voting rights advocates won a major legal victory on behalf of...

Jan 18, 2013, 00:00 ET
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RD Legal Offers Financing to Plaintiff's Attorneys with Starbucks Settlements

 The world's most famous coffee company, Starbucks, owes $14.1 million to former baristas in Massachusetts who sued the company over their...

Jan 17, 2013, 15:05 ET
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Post-Settlement Financing Available for TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation Attorneys from RD Legal Funding

 The Special Master has recommended attorney fees in the largest settlement—$1 billion—ever awarded in a class action suit over...

Jan 11, 2013, 10:10 ET
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Postponement of NuvaRing Litigation Opens Door for New Plaintiffs; RD Legal Funding Offers NuvaRing Plaintiffs and Attorneys Post-Settlement Financing

The trial date for over 1,000 NuvaRing lawsuits is being extended, feeding rumors that the vaginal ring contraceptive's manufacturer, Merck, may...

Jan 09, 2013, 15:22 ET
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RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Funding on Toyota Motor Corp. Settlements

Toyota Motor Corp. announced it is going to pay $1.4 billion to settle lawsuits over its car acceleration problem. This acceleration issue caused...

Jan 04, 2013, 15:49 ET
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RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Lawsuit Financing on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Settlements

 Tobacco companies are at the center of litigation once again with victims who have been harmed by their products seeking justice and...

Dec 12, 2012, 15:12 ET
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Settlement Amounts Approved in Australian DePuy Litigation Suggest U.S. Settlements Approaching; RD Legal Funding Supports DePuy Attorneys with Post-Settlement Financing

 Settlement amounts have been approved for the DePuy Hip Implant litigants in Australia, fueling hopes that U.S. settlements are nearing. The...

Dec 12, 2012, 11:28 ET

United States Senate Hearing To Focus on Ending The "School-to-Prison Pipeline"

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Encourages Strong Federal Legislative Effort To Address School Discipline Policies The NAACP Legal Defense and...

Dec 10, 2012, 16:27 ET
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RD Legal Offers Lawsuit Funding to Plaintiff's Attorneys with Hot Fuel MDL Settlements

 The "Hot Fuel" lawsuits may finally be reaching their end after Kansas Federal Judge Kathryn H. Vratil preliminarily approved seven amended...

Dec 03, 2012, 13:58 ET

Civil Rights Attorneys: EEOC Finds Wet Seal Discriminated Against African-American Class Action Plaintiff

Corporate Officials Instructed Managers to Make Employment Decisions Based on Race The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has...

Nov 14, 2012, 15:08 ET
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Bayer Settles 3,490 Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuits with More Than 8,000 Remaining

Bayer has spent about $750 million to settle 3,490 lawsuits, half of the cases lodged by Yasmin™ and YAZ™ oral contraceptives...

Nov 09, 2012, 16:39 ET

Supreme Court Will Decide Whether to Strike Down the Heart of Voting Rights Act

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Warns of Clear and Persisting Threats to Minority Voter Access and Equality  Today, the U.S. Supreme Court...