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Category: A Letter From the Lawyer

Good Dadvice

Posted in A Letter From the Lawyer on August 28, 2019

A personal injury attorney, an orthopedic surgeon, and an insurance broker walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and says “Is this some kind of joke?” What do these three professionals have in common? They’ve seen hundreds, even thousands of accidents happen. They help people pick up the pieces and get back to living their… read more

What Does a Personal Injury Attorney Do All Day?

Posted in A Letter From the Lawyer on February 21, 2019

I love what I do. I get to come to work every day and help people who have been hurt or wronged put their lives back together. I am a lawyer, but personal injury law is the only type of law I practice. I don’t give legal advice to corporations regarding taxes, and I don’t… read more

An NBA Analogy for Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted in A Letter From the Lawyer on January 10, 2019

Here’s a cautionary tale about an NBA player’s injury that illustrates a common mistake made in personal injury claims. Markelle Fultz was the FIRST pick in the NBA draft in 2017.  The Philadelphia 76ers traded other picks and their subsequent year’s first round pick just to snag this 6’ 4’’,  19-year-old physical specimen with a… read more

Don’t Take the ER’s Word for It

Posted in A Letter From the Lawyer on December 13, 2018

In a bad crash, usually you end up at the ER.  The ER physicians and staff have essentially one job: Make sure you’re not about to die.  They take x-rays and make sure nothing is fractured. They make sure you’re not internally bleeding.  The ER physician’s job is not to figure out your long-term prognosis from… read more

What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

Posted in A Letter From the Lawyer on December 13, 2018

What you don’t know can cost you  I had a new client call me today. She was in a wreck two weeks ago and went to the ER following the wreck. The at-fault driver’s insurance company called her a few days later. They were now offering her $800 for her pain and suffering and to… read more