When you’re seeking compensation through a personal injury claim, you’re likely eager to have the matter settled as quickly as possible. You may have medical bills and other expenses to cover and you’re waiting for your compensation to take care of those costs. However, the legal process can take a long time. There are many factors that can affect this, depending on how severely you were hurt and how the other party involved is cooperating. When you have bills to pay, you may seek funding before your case is concluded. There are some steps to getting these funds and it’s important to know how early in the claim-filing process you can get lawsuit funding.