I've always been problem-solver, going all the way back to my days as a child... more
I've always been problem-solver, going all the way back to my days as a child putting puzzles together, playing Tetris, and reading choose-your-own adventure books (I always have liked to choose the outcome). Becoming an attorney was a natural fit for me. I love working with my clients to help solve their legal problems. Each client and case is unique and, therefore, presents the challenge o... view profile
A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. They cover cases such as car accidents, botched surgery, and harassment. Personal injury attorneys know how the insurance claim process works, they know what evidence to gather, and they know how to calculate and present a claim for damages. Many personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis, which means they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the payment you receive, also called the personal injury settlement. If you don't recover any money, they don't get paid their fee. Personal injury lawyers also know how to defend you if someone thinks an injury is your fault.