The Trial Lawyer Summer 2018 - Page 36

FROMTHEEXPERTS By Donald Tucker, Esq. & Kelly Anthony, Esq. DISCLOSURE OF FINANCING SOURCES IN LITIGATION — A New Defense Strategy? What is commonly referred to as third-party litigation financing is gaining popularity among litigants, attorneys, insurers and corporations. According to a 2017 survey, the use of litigation financing in the US has grown by 414% since 2013, and half of all lawyers who have not yet utilized litigation financing are expected to do so within two years. 34 x The Trial Lawyer