Each personal injury case should be evaluated based on the facts and circumstances. In most injury cases, there are four elements to prove: 1. Duty; 2. Breach of Duty; 3. Causation; and 4. Damages. Unlike baseball, going 2 for 4 or 3 for 4 is not a good day at the ballpark. Each and every element needs to be established. Cases are also evaluated by the likelihood of success, the amount of insurance available, and the amount of time and costs necessary to properly handle the case. In some instances, the potential client needs to "knock on many doors" before finding an attorney willing to handle the case. In other instances, a potential client just cannot locate an attorney to handle the case.
It sounds to me like you did not value the services a lawyer could have provided from the outset and thought you would make more money or save money playing lawyer and making your own claim. Now, your case is so messed up that no lawyer wants to take it. Would this be a fair commentary?
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