The company is called Silver Stream Legal Funding Group. I would've never let him take the loan out if I knew the cost of it. He never told me about it. I just found the papers and looked at them about a week ago when the lawyers told him they were going to try and get him at least $10,000 for himself.
He was told that the loan was taken care of back in June. He has still not received any money. If the loan was paid back shouldn't he be receiving his money too? I am sure they are taking advantage of him.
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Where would I get papers for him to sign a power of Attorney over to me and will his lawyers actually talk to me about the case and show me the settlement documents that I ask to see. As in the Check signed over to them and the checks paid out to those that were owed?
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