by Structured Settlement Watchdog®
David Haynes, a partner with The Cochran Firm says that a number of law firms are investigating the business conduct of structured settlement factoring companies and they are "going to get these companies and the independent advisers who enable this 'highway robbery' to take place" His comments contrast his statement in the same interview that the structured settlement industry (primary market) "is legitimate and helpful". These came in an interview on RT Network on The Big Picture Show's Screwed News segment hosted by Mike Papantonio, the Pensacola Florida Mass Tort lawyer and partner in Levin Papantonio. The show aired on Tuesday December 8, 2015. Watch Episode One of "Mass Tort Lawyers v Structured Settlement Factoring Companies and Independent Professional Advisers"
Coinciding with the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the utterance of the words of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve" by someone in the structured settlement factoring industry and those financing them, would not be out of place.