Direct Legal Funding extends Maine lawsuit loans and Maine settlement loans including Portland and Bangor. If you have a personal injury of other claims in Maine, Direct Legal Funding can assist with a lawsuit loan. Direct Legal Funding provides this legal funding throughout Maine and can quickly and easily get your deal done and put cash in your hands with a Legal Loan on your Lawsuit.
We extend lawsuit loans and make settlement loans to plaintiffs with the following cases in Maine: Car Accidents, Jones Act, medical malpractice cases, personal injury claims, labor law cases, tractor trailer accidents , burn victims, verdicts on appeal, workers compensation, slip and fall cases, negligence cases, premise liability cases, auto accidents, settled cases and more.
All of the above types of cases are eligible for Lawsuit Funding however car accidents are the most common type of case in the state of Maine that that qualify for legal or lawsuit loans.
All Maine auto insurance policies must currently provide policyholders with protection of at least up to $50,000 for bodily injury damages to one person and $100,000 for damages to two or more people, as well as at least up to $25,000 for property damage protection and $2,000 in medical payments coverage. This is commonly denoted as 50/100/25 coverage. There has been legislation proposed to increase these limits.
Maine follows a modified comparative fault 50 percent rule. In states following a modified comparative fault – 50% rule, an injured party can only recover if it is determined that his or her fault in causing the injury is 49% or less. If the injured party’s fault level reaches 50%, he or she cannot recover any damages resulting from the accident. Maine is a Tort Liability state. A tort may also be a criminal wrong, but the primary focus of tort law is the redress of civil wrongs. The basis of a lawsuit against the inattentive driver would be negligence. Usually negligence is established if it can be shown that the following five elements were present at the relevant time: Consult with your personal injury attorney to know your rights and obligations.
Tort states with respect to auto insurance are those in which the legal systems permit lawsuits to be taken in order to redress civil wrongs arising out of car accidents. Full tort provides more coverage for the driver because he/she is able to sue the other driver, who is found at-fault for the accident, for all medical expenses exceeding the insured limit, including pain and suffering and possibly loss of wages, due to the injuries sustained from the accident.