The below is an excerpt from the Digital Age YouTube Channel:
The cost of litigation can be catastrophic. Many litigants drop good cases, or lose their businesses entirely, because they run out of money. Recently, third parties have appeared to advance legal costs, in exchange for a piece of the recovery. But is this new structure illegal? Litigation funder Selvyn Seidel tells Jim Zirin how funding has transformed the global marketplace.
Digital Age is a public access show in New York City that discusses how the internet has changed contemporary life and culture. The show broadcasts on Sundays at 5 p.m. in New York throughout the five boroughs and Long Island. Hosted by Jim Zirin, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, Digital Age is shown to almost 2 million people and is podcasted on NPR and on digitalage.org.