Plaintiff Resources

Finding a lawsuit loan company

If you need a reliable lawsuit loan company and want to get the lowest rate possible, follow these steps:

  1. Check out our how to compare lawsuit loans guide
  2. Use our lawsuit loan company evaluations to compare reputable lawsuit loan companies
  3. Use our lawsuit loan calculator and comparison tool to help visualize the cost of your lawsuit loan over time and compare quotes from various funding companies

Alternatives to lawsuit loans

Check out our section on lawsuit loan alternatives in our how-to compare lawsuit loans guide.

Budgeting and financial planning

We recommend these tools for planning and sticking to a budget.

  • Budget worksheet from Nerdwallet – Nerdwallet has tons of good resources for budgeting including this financial planning worksheet. You may need to revise your “wants” and “saving” section if you’re out of work due to your injury.
  • You need a budget – You need a budget (YNAB) has budgeting software including apps that help you set, track and stick to your budget

After your injury or accident

These guides are good resources to keep handy in case of an accident.

Other personal injury resources

  • Personal injury settlement value calculator – AllLaw’s calculator can help you get a better picture of what your claim might ultimately settle for
  • Fault and negligence laws by state – FindLaw has a good overview of negligence statutes on a state-by-state basis. Doing your own research can help you better understand hurdles your attorney might have to deal with.
  • Minimum insurance coverage by state – Nerdwallet has a brief overview of minimum coverage laws in all 50 states. If you were injured in an auto accident, the defendant’s insurance company may not tell you upfront how much insurance they have. This guide can help you get an idea of the lowest amount of coverage they must have.