Motorcycle accident severely injures former pro baseball pitcher

The man injured in this motorcycle accident remains in a coma. There are subtle signs of improvement.

Well-known Christian broadcaster for KKLA in Los Angeles, Frank Pastore, was seriously injured when his motorcycle was struck by a car on the freeway. He was on his way home from work when the accident happened. Pastore is perhaps best known for his stint as a professional baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1979 – 1985), and for the Minnesota Twins (1986).

Pastore was ejected from his bike, and found unconscious on the freeway be emergency medical personnel. He had sustained serious head trauma and was flown to the nearest medical facility for critical care. On admittance, he was sent to the critical care unit.

The collision took place on the eastbound 210 freeway in the early evening hours. According to police reports, a gray Hyundai Sonata was in lane two when the driver lost control of the car. It hurtled toward the center divider and slammed into Pastore’s motorcycle in the carpool lane. It appears the woman was not driving under the influence, and it is unclear why she lost control of the vehicle. Whether or not that is related to driving while distracted or a possible mechanical failure will not be known until further investigations are completed.

The shock of the accident itself must be an enormous blow to the family. How will they be able to pay the astronomical medical bills, never mind their regular financial obligations? In a situation such as this, perhaps the perfect answer would be to inquire about litigation funding. Litigation funding is also referred to as lawsuit funding, and it is an emergency loan, advanced to the plaintiff before they go to trial or settlement. It is designed to allow them to pay all of their expenses and keep their bills current, while waiting for justice.

Lawsuit financing can be applied for online, or by calling a litigation funding company directly. The process is easy, and there are no fees required to apply, and no fees to be paid on a monthly basis either. The plaintiff applies, has their case assessed and when they are approved, the money to be advanced is sent to them within 48 hours, or less. Once the lawsuit loan arrives in the bank, the plaintiff may access it immediately.

While this type of financing may not be for everyone, it is well worth checking into. It may be the phone call that saves the day in a grim situation such as this, when the family would be struggling to meet their financial commitments and bills.

Daren Monroe writes for Litigation Funding Corp. To learn more about lawsuit funding and litigation funding, visit

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