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I highly recommend Morris Lilienthal!
Morris Lilienthal is an outstanding lawyer, and our family is so grateful that we found him when we needed him! Our college son was hit by an uninsured and unlicensed SUV driver while leaving UAH in September 2012 on his motorcycle.
Our son was injured and in extreme pain due to the impact of the SUV broadsiding him on his motorcycle; Ryan’s accident was an extremely traumatic moment for Ryan; as his parents, we quickly found ourselves in making quick decisions on how to best take care of our son during this awful event.
One hates to think about a lawyer at this time because your main focus is meeting urgent medical needs; however, as Ryan’s parents, we knew we needed to not only cover medical needs for Ryan, but we also needed to cover Ryan legally in this horrible accident, and do it quickly.
My brother, a judge in Tennessee, immediately advised me to get Ryan an attorney, and in order to find a good lawyer, my brother recommended that I use the AV Peer Review Rating – Martindale-Hubbell. This rating system immediately weeds out poor-performing attorneys because it is an important rating system for attorneys which attorneys use to rate other attorneys on an attorney’s legal knowledge, skill, communication, expertise, and ethics.
My brother’s suggestion paid off because after doing an internet search for attorneys in Huntsville using the AV Peer Review Rating, we found Morris, who has a 4.9 AV Peer Review Rating out of 5; this means that Morris is an esteemed lawyer among his peers, and that he is of high caliber.
Because Ryan wasn’t able to travel to Morris’ office, Morris came directly to our home. I remembered feeling so relieved after Morris left our home that evening because Morris was so comforting, and I was convinced that we had someone who was competent handling the legal side of Ryan’s accident so my husband and I could focus on Ryan’s medical needs at the moment.
For over one year Morris stayed in constant communication with Ryan and I as the claim aspect of the accident was resolved; whenever there was a question on our end, Morris always took his time with us explaining and defining the process. Not once did Morris dodge our calls or end any of our conversations short because of another pressing matter; NOT ONCE DID HE EVER MAKE US FEEL LIKE WE DIDN’T MATTER!
Morris is an extremely personable person, and he is very easy to talk to. I must also give recognition to Morris’ paralegal, Sara, who is so wonderful to work with! Between Morris and Sara, the entire claim process was very pleasant considering the circumstances.
I believe that due to Morris’ overall skills and abilities, Ryan netted a higher settlement. Although the netted settlement Ryan received doesn’t compensate the pain and suffering that Ryan endured, it does; however, make Ryan and his parents feel somewhat vindicated that Ryan recovered something from that horrible moment where the ill actions of another person hurt him as much as it did.
I was in an accident and I knew that I wanted to be represented by an attorney who would view me as a person and not just someone responding to a get rich quick ad on the radio. I did some research and felt that Martinson & Beason could provide me with quality representation. After meeting with Mr. Lilienthal he felt that we could put together a solid case to cover the injuries and damages resulting from the wreck. Morris was very honest and upfront with how the whole process would work including fees, time frames, how I should handle the insurance calls, etc. He did this in a clear concise manner eliminating unnecessary jargon. Once we agreed to proceed I provided some documentation regarding doctor visits, insurance claims, etc. From there I would say the process was just shy of being in autopilot. I had to come by the office once to sign some papers and again at the end, but everything in between was handled by Martinson & Beason. Everyone on their staff was helpful when I stopped by and I received periodic phone calls from either Morris or Sara updating me on the status of the case. If at any time I need legal assistance I will be sure to give Morris a call first. I can not thank he and Sara enough for their assistance and knowledge in getting my claim settled. Do yourself a favor and let them handle the insurance and medical companies. . . you wont regret it. • • •
Morris Lilienthal and his legal assistant Sara Barnes took care of my MVA personal injury case from day one with the utmost care. They responded to any questions that I had and were always available when I needed them. Mr. Lilienthal is a very skilled attorney and I was awarded a substantially fair amount of settlement because of his work. It was a pleasure doing business with this firm and I would highly recommend them.
Morris Lilienthal is an outstanding attorney --- knowledgeable, trustworthy, caring, personable, talented, and hard-working. As parents of a 20-year-old son who, through no fault of his own, was seriously injured in a car accident, we're thankful our son chose Morris to represent him. Morris and his assistant, Sara, expertly dealt with the insurance companies, medical providers, phone calls, paperwork, medical bills, and more --- taking a huge weight off our shoulders and enabling us to focus on taking care of our son. Morris genuinely cared about our son and our family, and in every way possible, he went out of his way to make this difficult time easier for us. He kept the three of us well-informed and well-advised every step of the way. Morris worked diligently on our son's behalf, and he skillfully negotiated the best possible settlement for our son --- leaving no stone unturned. Morris Lilienthal is a good man and a great attorney, and we enthusiastically recommend him.
I wholeheartedly recommend Morris Lilienthal. Having sustained a number of injuries in an auto accident, I required legal assistance in managing my medical bills and in negotiating a settlement. Selecting the right lawyer was a critical desicion, and I couldn’t have chosen anyone better than Mr. Lilienthal. Through his thorough and efficient work, all the legal paperwork was handled and a settlement quickly negotiated. In addition, Mr. Lilienthal’s frequent communication and personable manner greatly alleviated my stress during that difficult time.
I came to be represented by Mr. Lilienthal following a motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles. As a military service member, I was looking for an attorney that had represented military personnel before. Martinson and Beason's web site showed them to be familiar with the military and, specifically, the military medical system to include their peculiar billing system. Agreeing to represent me, Mr. Lilienthal and his team developed a sound approach to handling this complex case. In most cases, I was provided updates on my case by Morris personally. When I had called to speak with Mr. Lillianthal and he was unavailable, I would always receive a call back from him within 24 hours. Hindered by the fact that one of the key witnesses spoke very little English, they coordinated for the use of a trusted interpreter in order to depose them. The resultant testimony of that witness and several other key witnesses following my deposition by the defendants attorney at the Martinson and Beason law offices ended with an award in my favor. The agreed-to fees were fair and, in my opinion, were below industry norms.
Morris was the most prepared lawyer, he outshined 7 other lawyers. Morris communicated everything that was going to happen, he was knowledgable. He cared about me. I would use him again, without hesitation.
Mr. Lilienthal took our case after another lawyer said we had no case. He made everything very easy for us, even came to our house so that my elderly mother didn't have to travel to his office! He kept us informed the entire time. He was a master at working with my mom. She is hard of hearing and often doesn't understand things. Mr. Lilienthal always made the effort to include her in decisions, making sure she understood what was going on, and preparing her for what might happen in a trial. Mom was especially nervous about the deposition but he spent a lot of time going over possible questions so that when the deposition happened, she did a great job. He was always polite to both of us and was a true professional. In the end, our case was settled through mediation. However, Mr. Lilienthal was prepared to go to court. He did extensive research in her case and his deposition of the defendants was outstanding. I was so impressed! At no time did he encourage my mom to do anything that was uncomfortable to her. He gave her his advice during the mediation but it was left up to us in the end to decide if a settlement was in her best interest. I am happy to recommend him to anyone who's looking for a fantastic lawyer. He is sharp, intelligent, and very nice-and I would not want to be the attorney who goes up against him!
Morris helped me to a fast settlement that was much higher than anyone had expected. He spoke to me in words I understood and was there for me 100% of the way. Morris is a very intelligent, down to earth, great guy and I would recommend him to any family member or friend. Thank you for all your help Morris!
Morris was great to work with. He cared aabout us and meet all out needs. He answered all phone calls all 200 of them at least. He also called me with updates and spoke with me like a true freind. He cared about things that was going on in our lives. I will always think about Morris everytime we get in our new car thanks Morris for all you did for us.