As an accident attorney or injury attorney, the law in my area is not terribly complicated. But, evidence collection at the start of a case is very important. This podcast addresses taking photos, statements, FOIA requests, and spoliation of evidence.
Employees and fellow residents have been sexually assaulting residents at an alarming rate. As a nursing home abuse lawyer, this episode addresses resident on resident assault and employees assaulting residents.
The proper answer to the what’s it worth question is… I don’t know. It all depends. As an accident attorney, valuing cases is part of my daily work. There are high value cases and low value cases and everything in between. Details like injuries, sick days used, lost wages, future surgery all figure into valuing a case for settlement.
The plaintiff deposition in a car accident or fall case is a significant event. This episode addresses teaching clients what to look for and how to express the full gamut of their injuries.
Discovery in a car accident or personal injury lawsuit involves depositions, written questions, finding experts, and answering all the basic questions of what happened and how do I prove my client’s case.
As a dog bite lawyer, first you should get to a doctor or hospital. Second, have someone figure out who owns the dog and if it has a vet or shots for rabies. Third, contact the police or health department and report the dog and incident.
The type of defendant you sue matters to the success of your case. As a slip and fall attorney, decisions about suing the city of Philadelphia, suing a commercial property or mall owner, or suing a residential property owner greatly affect the value and prospects for success of your case.
Nope. Don’t do that. Missing work does not help your case’s value and will hurt your income and your job prospects. I get this question all the time in first meetings with clients as their car accident attorney. As your lawyer, I tell everyone that the lost wages don’t make a big difference in valuation of your case. So, get back to work unless your doctor says not to go.
As a personal injury attorney, I live a lot of people’s lives with them as they get better. There are ways to make your life better that take little effort. See your primary care doctor, don’t text and drive, get some exercise, and meditate. Try any of these and you will be better off.
As a slip and fall accident attorney, I discuss how your medical records can help or hurt your case. I discuss real world situations where a case was devastated by the client’s statements at the ER and how we lawyers evaluate and work with records of your slip and fall.