I have been practicing law for 26 years and have been blessed with the opportunity... more
I have been practicing law for 26 years and have been blessed with the opportunity to handle a wide range of cases. I have tried jury trials in both criminal and civil matters andhave had the pleasure of trying bench trials throughout those 26 years. In the last 10-15 years my practice has focused on three areas of the law: matrimonial, criminal and personal injury. I am very sucessful at what ... 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.