The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Class Action | Indemnity Protection BridgePoint Offers Protection for Personal Injury Claimants By John Rossos BridgePoint Financial offers legal cost protection that helps people who have been seriously injured to obtain the settlement they deserve. A person who has been injured in a car crash will face many […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Class Action | Indemnity Protection SCC Rejection of Tar Ponds Appeal Underscores Need for Indemnity Protection By John Rossos The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision not to certify a class-action lawsuit – launched by Cape Breton residents who claim the Sydney tar ponds exposed them to contaminants – […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | BridgePoint Financial – Legal Cost Indemnity Protection Legal Cost Indemnity Protection and the Question of Privilege By John Rossos With the introduction of legal cost protection, defendant insurers are increasingly requesting the production of legal cost protection indemnity agreements (Indemnity Agreement). In some cases, it is simply requested […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | BridgePoint Expands into Europe with SpectraLegal BridgePoint Expands into European Market with SpectraLegal By John Rossos BridgePoint Financial Services Inc., the only company of its kind in Canada, has expanded into Europe, establishing SpectraLegal, an affiliated funding company based in Ireland that offers specialized financing for law firms […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Canadian Law Firm to Merge with U.K. Firm Canadian Law Firm to Merge with U.K.’s Wragge Lawrence Graham By John Rossos A Canadian law firm says it’s merging with a U.K. counterpart to create Gowling WLG, which will focus on a wide range of global sectors from offices […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Time for a More Fulsome Debate on ABS Time for a More Fulsome Debate on ABS (Alternative Business Structure) By John Rossos The controversy around consumer law giant Slater & Gordon shouldn’t be used as a pretext to shut down debate in Canada around adopting Alternative Business Structures […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | The Recoverability of Indemnity Fees The Recoverability of Indemnity Fees – The Debate is Just Beginning By John Rossos Since BridgePoint Indemnity Company (Canada) Inc. (BICO) introduced BICO Legal Cost Protection™ to the Canadian legal market, a fundamental question posed by the personal injury bar is whether the […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Indemnity Funding Agreements Indemnity Funding Agreements: An Issue of Privilege A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision highlights important legal issues concerning privilege as it relates to indemnity and funding agreements, says BridgePoint Financial Services Co-Founder John Rossos. “This matter is instructive because it emphasizes the need […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | After The Event (ATE) Indemnity Insurance Standard of Care Evolving to Include ATE Indemnity Insurance Advice ATE Indemnity Insurance – For personal injury lawyers launching a lawsuit, the standard of care is evolving to include advising clients of the availability of legal cost protection, or as European insurers […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Law Firm Financing Law Firm Funder to Lend Millions to U.K. Personal Injury Practices Law Firm Financing – SpectraLegal, a business created by BridgePoint Financial Group, has launched in England and Wales with plans to lend about £50 million to personal injury law firms during 2016, says BridgePoint […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Legal Cost Protection Against Adverse Outcomes BICO Legal Cost Protection Helps Secure $800K for Injured Man An Ontario court has awarded $800,000 in damages — 25 times more than the defendant initially offered — to a 45-year-old injured man after his lawyer obtained BICO legal cost protection and […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Legal Cost Protection Against Adverse Outcomes BICO® Helps Litigation Guardian in $3.5M Trial Award – Legal Cost Protection Against Adverse Outcomes BICO® was able to provide legal cost protection for a litigation guardian in Ontario, allowing their counsel, Graves & Richard Professional Corporation, the opportunity to achieve a […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Funding Alternatives for Law Firms BridgePoint Offers Funding Alternatives for Law Firms BridgePoint Financial Services Inc. provides disbursement financing to law firms to help lawyers grow their practices, fund expert reports required to validate their clients’ files and maximize compensation for their losses, says co-founder John Rossos. “Traditional […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Law Firm Financing BridgePoint Offers Law Firm Financing for Fair Compensation in Litigation When John Rossos co-founded BridgePoint Financial Services Inc. in 2005, he and his partner, Stephen Pauwels, set out to provide the kind of funding for law firms and their clients that would help them gain […]
The Advocate Files: Legal Supplier | Claims Administration Claims Administration, Third-Party Funding and Access to Justice Third-party funding can not only be used to finance unresolved litigation, it can be applied in a claims-administration process to ensure plaintiffs get timely payment for settled lawsuits, says John Rossos, co-founder of BridgePoint Financial Services Inc. “The […]
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