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Recently I was represented by Mr. Carter Hick after being injured in an automobile collision. As a result of the accident I suffered pain in my neck and shoulders that required medical attention and extensive physical therapy. This collision happened just 7 months after I had recovered from cervical spine surgery. Not only was I injured in this collision, my car was totaled. After the collision, I began my claim with our personal automobile insurance company. They covered my medical expenses for the duration of my recovery through PIP (Personal Injury Protection) coverage. Once I felt I was nearing a 99% recovery, I submitted my claim for reimbursement to the other driver's automobile insurance. Once I began working with the insurance company, I knew I needed legal advice and assistance. Mr. Hick was referred to me by an attorney from another local law firm in Olympia. Our family has worked with the referring law firm for over 20 years, so I felt confident that my meeting and working with Mr. Hick was going to be a positive experience. Mr. Hick from the start had a manner that put me at ease. He showed genuine concern for my case and my condition. He was extremely thorough in his questioning, fact collection and preparation. He always followed through on what he told me he would do. Shortly after beginning the process to settle this claim, I chose to work my claim through arbitration. This required witnesses who were aware of my recovery and me to answer questions of the arbitrator assigned to my case. None of us had experienced this before. Mr. Hick scheduled a pre-arbitration meeting with me and my witnesses. He prepared all of us for the arbitration. The result of the actual arbitration meeting went well for me. I (we)so appreciated his guidance through this process. His level of professionalism was unsurpassed. In the end our automobile insurance company was awarded reimbursement, and we were awarded monies to cover my personal damages. Mr. Hick helped me in a way I never would have managed on my own.
In January of 2014 I was involved in an auto accident in Pierce County. I live in Thurston County and Carter came highly recommended by friends and colleagues. From the first day I met with Carter I knew I had made the right choice; I pride myself in being a fairly good judge of character and Carter was just that, a great lawyer and even better person. From day one Carter and his team took the reins on my case allowing me to concentrate and focus on healing from the accident. My case lasted a little over a year; though Carter and I only saw each other face to face a few time from start to finish he always kept me informed on events and involved me on decisions that needed my input. My single biggest appreciation was that I knew I had someone in my court I could trust, and that allowed me to just let the process work itself out. I truly believe that I have a friend in Carter, and that I will for many years to come go to him first on legal matters.
The First time i have ever hired an attorney and I highly recommend him. He spoke very clearly in terms i could understand. I have already recommended several friends in similar situations to be represented by him.
Mr. Hick took a genuine interest in my case. He was diligent, extremely knowledgeable and well prepared at all times. Mr. Hick is the best of the best.
I hired Mr. Hick to represent me in a personal injury case after being treated poorly by an insurance company that didn’t want to pay my personal injury claims or property damages. Initially the insurance company assured me that I would be taken care of but after 4 weeks of runaround questioning, unreturned phone calls and multiple requests for information that they already had or had access to themselves I began feeling like my trust and willingness to help was being taken advantage of. This was no small matter and there were significant dollar amounts to be accounted for and I had no intention of paying for anything that I wasn’t responsible for. I contacted an attorney friend of mine to discuss my situation and he informed me that there were other attorneys in the area that were better qualified than he was. I recalled Mr. Hicks name from a previous conversation I had with another friend of mine and after some investigation he recommended I give Mr. Hick a call. Mr. Hick took my call and made time for me immediately and we discussed my situation, he assured me that these types of things happened often and that I should not feel bad or take it personally. He described to me briefly but clearly how he could represent me and gave me hope that he could get a better outcome than I could expect to get for myself. Mr. Hick contacted the insurance company on my behalf and gave them notice that they were not to contact me directly and that he would be representing me on this matter entirely. Mr. Hick and I met within a week and he discussed my case in more detail identifying areas he would focus. Mr. Hick was professional, accessible, reliable, attentive, considerate and courteous during the entire process. He returned all of my phone calls and emails promptly and took time to explain things to me in a manner that I could understand. Every decision we made I felt like I was a part of and I am happy with the outcome of my case. If I ever need representation I will not hesitate to contact Mr. Hick. I have and will continue to recommend Mr. Hick for representation in the future.
When I met with Carter initially after my accident, I gave him copies of the police report and emergency responder's reports for his review. After reviewing the documents and discussing the event with me, he advised me to pursue further legal action to compensate me for the injuries I suffered, for the cost of medical treatment, any continuing physical affects, and property damage as a result of the accident. Carter corresponded with me regularly by phone , email, and office visits to update me on the status of the case and any actions I needed to take. His knowledge of the law regarding this accident, in my opinion, was critical to a successful conclusion to the legal aspects of the accident. Carter and the entire staff at Connolly, Tacon & Meserve were friendly, helpful, and understanding of me and this case. Carter's representation of me far exceeded my expectations. If I ever need legal assistance in the future, I will contact Carter Hick.
I was struck by a car while riding my bike and had no idea what to do. I knew after my first meeting with Carter Hick that he was the right attorney for my problem. Mr. Hick kept me informed every step of the way. Explained PIP insurance to me and how it worked and was very realistic about what the settlement would look like; no surprises. He worked directly with the insurance company to get my medical bills covered as well as a nice settlement. If you want someone who will be honest with you, knows the law, and you can trust to get back what you may have lost Carter Hick is the attorney for you.
Carter Hick is a special attorney, I researched 4 top Lawyers and he was my choice.always calling me back right away and a very competitive person that I can tell likes to Win. He seems to be very smart and aggressive!You cant go wrong with a personality like that.
Carter has had all my treatment and disability pay enforced. He is diligent and determined to get the best result for me allowed by the law. We are not done yet, but I have the highest hopes that Carter will continue his excellence in my case.