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Posted by a Car Accident client,
Mr.Coats represented me when I was hit by a semi, while I was driving my moms car. The facts, witness's and everything were all in my favor as it was an open and close case in my favor!! It was clearly the fault of the semi that hit me. As the semi was in the left lane with no turn signal, and turned right into me and drug me down the road inside my mom's vehicle, pinning me in the car while crushing it under its haul and almost killing me and a friend.
Mr.Coats back then was with a partner law firm, that wound up splitting up, when they split Mr.Coats took my case. He called me into his office and began raiseing his voice with me about just settling my case for a super low amount that wouldnt even cover the cost of my mothers totalled vehicle!!! I declined, he was aggresive in his disgust with my decision, and completly started turning against me. I felt as if my own attorney was my enemy, he acted as if he was a procescutor against me and that I had done something wrong, yet I was the victim, and he was my attorney????
In the end Mr.Coats aggressively pushed me into a settlement that didnt even cover the cost of my moms totalled vehicle. Let alone very high physical therepy bills, medical bills, and time off work due to my injurys.
Mr.Coats was a horrible attorney for me, I felt like my own lawyer was my enemy!!!! We suffered greatly for using him as our attorney....Now with a permenent curve in my spine, and bouncing back after an almost bankruptcy from it all....I strongly warn against using Mr.Coats as your attorney....
Posted by a Personal Injury client,
I was in a horrific work accident and was overwhelmed by the questions and paperwork people wanted me to sign in the hospital so I hired a lawyer on a recommendation with out any research. Less than 6 months into the process I realized I was in trouble so my wife did some research and found Brett and Murphy (it was Brett and Coats at the time.) Upon meeting Bill and Dean we knew we were in good hands. Bill Coats was amazing through the entire process. He truly fought hard for us and made sure the right people were in our corner. Through his efforts and hard work, he put the opposition on their heels and in turn helped us move forward with our lives. I can't thank him enough for everything that he did for me and my growing family. I would recommend him to all.
Posted by Michelle, a Personal Injury client,
I had a car accident that resulted in back injury and surgery. In my research to find a good attorney and not knowing which questions to even ask I found Bill Coats website very helpful and full of information and questions to ask attorneys. I went out with my questions in hand interviewing different attorneys (I had wanted to find one in my home town) there was not one attorney that was forth coming and most often they were surprised by my questions one attorney refused to answer one if the questions. It was then that I decided to drive the 40 minutes to meet and consult with Bill Coats. He was forth coming confident, listened and asked me questions, then he wrote on a white board the different aspects of my situation which included the amounts from different insurance companies and said he would ask for the full limits on each policy. I also felt I deserved the full limits and I asked Bill Coats if he would take it to trial if need be he said he would and agreed to take my case. We didn't need to go to trial and Bill got me the maximum on each policy. I was awarded in total a very large sum. I can't thank Bill enough and his staff were superb, kind and made me feel at home. Bill's. Paralegal was so so kind so organized and always called me back the same day. The best decision I made was deciding to drive further for the best!
Posted by Kim, a Personal Injury client,
Bill and his staff were so great to work with. They were always professional and kept me informed in every step of the process. They were compassionate to my injuries and took all time that was needed to make sure that I understood my rights and responsiblities. Thank you so much Bill!
Posted by Diana, a Personal Injury client,
My grandson and I were hit by a car in a retail parking lot. My grandson was not injured but I was knocked down to the cement and had serious injury to my shoulder. I was given Bill Coats name after I realized that I would need surgery and rehab. This was a very difficult time for me in many ways and am happy to say that Bill made it as easy as possible in dealing with the bills and insurance company. Bill and his staff were there whenever I had questions with quick and correct answers. I am a RN and was very impressed with their knowledge of the health care system. My case went very smoothly and rather quickly - my sister was in a accident around the same time as myself and also had surgery and rehab. My sister is still dealing with everything and is having a hard time communicating with her lawyer to get a completion to her case. I highly recommend Bill Coats and his staff! There was never a time when I did not feel that they had my interest on the top of their list. I had a hard time dealing with the all the pain and appts. and changes in my everyday life but never did I worry about the bills or dealing with the insurance company- I always felt they cared and worked to get the best for me. My case was settled and I am very happy.
Posted by Adrian, a Personal Injury client,
I very much appreciated the efficiency and professionalism of Bill Coats as my attorney. He helped me out during a difficult time in my life and showed that he was compassionate, understanding of my situtation, and truly cared about the outcome in my case. I could not imagine receiving the same level of service from many other lawyers. Bill far exceeded my expectations and went above and beyond what I would consider the typical attorney/client relationship. There is no question that I would recommend Bill to a family member, friend, or acquaintance in need of an excellent attorney that I know would be dedicated to his or her cause.