FAQ: My doctor has recommended I have surgery because of my injury. Should I?

This is one question that makes every injury attorney cringe. Really? You’re asking me if you should have surgery? While I appreciate the opportunity to weigh in on a client’s medical decision, this is really a decision that is best made by the client, their doctor and their family. However, once in a while I will answer the question, when it’s phrased like this: “I cannot stand the pain any longer. I cannot go on like this. My surgeon has recommended surgery and I think Read More +

FAQ: How Long Should My Injury Claim Take to Resolve?

Ahh, the eternal question that injury clients always want to know: “I hurt, I feel terrible, I know I need medical treatment, but I’ve heard these cases take 5 years to resolve. I don’t want to get involved in that. Is this true?” Everyone has heard bad stories of cases that drag on for years. While it does occasionally happen, it’s very rare for a claim to last more than one year, two at the most. First, when someone is injured, medical care is essential Read More +

FAQ: Why Should I Hire A Small Firm For My Personal Injury Case?

I’m well aware that certain personal injury law firms advertise all over the place – land, air and even sky. There are park benches advertising injury lawyers, billboards tower over roadways brandishing a particular face from an Orlando law firm and I’ve even seen planes flying banners advertising big firms over public events. I don’t do any of that. So, why should you hire the smaller professional, instead of the “big boys”? We’re all professionals so let me just point out the differences between their style Read More +

FAQ: “How much is my case worth?”

Without question, this is the most frequently asked question a personal injury attorney faces when we sign up a new client after an injury: “What’s my case worth?” And it’s a reasonable question – after all, you’re not feeling well, maybe you’ve missed time from work, you’re not getting paid, your car is totaled, you have unpaid medical bills and you hurt all over. “Is it even worth my time to pursue this?” Yes, it is. The best analogy I have regarding this is, you’ve Read More +