How do I know if I need an attorney?

In most cases you do need an attorney. The insurance companies are billion dollar businesses staffed with attorneys and adjusters who do this everyday. In order to level the playing field you need an attorney. Often the insurance company for the person who caused the injury will try to settle with you before you have…

Is there a charge for our first meeting?

No. The initial consultation is free. Furthermore, we work on a contingency fee basis – we only get paid if we help you collect money.

Will I meet with a lawyer?

Throughout your case, a lawyer, a legal assistant and a paralegal will be assigned to you for the handling of your claim.

What if I am not able to come to your office?

In the event your injury prevents you from traveling to our office, we will meet with you at your house, the hospital, or any meeting place you designate.

Should I give a recorded statement?

We suggest you contact us before giving any statements. The opposing insurance company has no legal basis to require you to give a recorded statement. Anytime you give a recorded statement you should be thoroughly prepared by a trained attorney because a recorded statement can later be used against you.

Are you available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week?

Yes. Our law firm is staffed in such a way that our employee can be reached 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. We are ready, willing, and able to discuss a claim with you 24/7.

How is my attorney paid? What if I can’t afford an attorney?

We are a results oriented law firm. On a personal injury case, we work on a contingency fee basis. We only get paid if we help you collect money. If we are successful in obtaining a recovery for you, a percentage of the recovery will be paid to us as a fee.

Should I sign a medical authorization?

A medical authorization gives the insurance company the right to contact your doctor. Sometimes this can result in the insurance company harassing your doctor. Don’t sign a medical authorization until you contact an attorney.

If am injured, do I always have to bring suit against the other party to receive a settlement?

No. If the insurance company for the person who caused the injury is willing to volunteer a fair settlement, you do not have to bring a lawsuit in order to obtain a recovery. We are skilled at negotiating settlements without filing a lawsuit. In the event the insurance company is not willing to negotiate fairly,…

Who may bring an action for damages in a personal injury case?

If you are a competent adult, over the age of 18, and are injured, you must bring the lawsuit in your own name. If you are a minor, under the age of 18, or an incompetent adult, then suit must be brought by either your parents or a court-appointed guardian.