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FAQs



Everything You Really Needed to Know Before Hiring an Attorney... But Were Afraid to Ask


What should an injured person do first?
How is the value of my claim determined?
How important is your reputation with the insurance companies?
How can an injured person know if they've met the right lawyer?
Look for good chemistry. Do you like and respect this person?
Why should I give you a percent of my money if you win?
How do I know you won't put it on the back burner?
How do I pick the right lawyer?
Do you turn down a lot of cases?


What should an injured person do first?
Absolutely first you need a proper and thorough medical examination. If you're injured at work, you are required by law to go to your employer's designated doctor.

How is the value of my claim determined?
The value of your disability must be independently judged, however. We always coach our clients to carefully note all their symptoms and all the ways they are physically affected by their injury so that the doctor, from the first moment, correctly notes it.

How important is your reputation with the insurance companies?
Let us put it to you this way: If you've beaten an insurer in court several times, they won't pretend they can beat you. And, they won't make a lowball offer either. Once you have established your ability to win the big cases, the insurance companies talk turkey a lot faster.

How can an injured person know if they've met the right lawyer for them?
An injured worker is vulnerable. They are usually in a lot of pain and are worried about their finances and their future. The tendency is to just pick the first lawyer they talk to and get it over with. We strongly urge an injured person to carefully consider who they allow to represent them.

One thing to look for is chemistry. Do you like and respect this person?
At least equally important is asking a few important questions.

  • The first question is: Have you handled a case like this before? In other words, is the lawyer experienced in these matters?
     
  • The second question is: Are you able to take this to trial, or would you have to br ing in another lawyer if it came to that? This is so important. The insurance companies know the track record of all the lawyers. They are going to play games if they know your lawyer does not have the ability to win before a jury.
     
  • The third question is: Can I talk to others you have worked with? This is a fair question. Talk to a few of their clients and you'll get a good feel for what you can expect.

Why should I give you a percentage of my money if you win this for me?
This is reasonable to ask. The thing the injured person must realize is that they have no standing with the insurance companies. If you don't have the ability to go to court and present your case before a jury, your credibility is weak to non-existent. That may be harsh, but it's the current reality in America. A good lawyer will likely get you a multiple of the offer you would get by yourself. So the real answer is that a good lawyer will get you a lot more than you could ever get, so you are paying them from the extra funds they bring to you.

How do I know you won't take my case and then put it on the back burner?
To really know the answer you have to talk to our people. Listen to how our receptionist answers the phone. Come in and meet our staff and lawyers . Then you'll get a clear sense of what our commitment is.

How do I pick the right lawyer?
We may or may not be the right lawyer for you but we will be happy to steer you in the right direction—with no obligation.

Do you turn down a lot of cases?
We sure do. Many people shop for a law firm to take on a frivolous case. We don't take those cases. There are cases with the potential for huge settlements that we don't take and fairly modest cases we do take. You can reach us at 1-800- 681-7000. You can also fill out the case form below:

 

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