Even if you don’t know a personal injury lawyer, you’ve probably seen or heard advertisements by them, and you may wonder what they do. Being treated fairly and recovering a reasonable settlement or judgment in a personal injury case is not guaranteed. Many people find the entire process overwhelming, and most are simply not prepared […]
Discovery is one of the essential steps when building a personal injury case. Discovery is the process of gathering evidence to support the claim of a party in a personal injury case. This evidence is gathered from the plaintiff, defendant, and relevant witnesses. Discovery includes interrogatories, depositions, requests for admission (i.e. admission of guilt), and […]
AND THE WINNER IS….
A contingency fee is an alternative approach toward paying attorneys’ fees in a lawsuit. Instead of paying your lawyer an upfront retainer, he or she takes a percentage of dollars recovered over the course of your case. His or her earnings are “contingent” upon the amount of compensation you receive. This method of payment gives […]
I am the grandson of a “community banker.” As a child, I never understood where that phrase came from or what it meant. I figured maybe all bankers were community bankers. Or maybe it was just a way to differentiate the Wall Street bankers from everybody else. But as I’ve gotten older and relied on […]