Why I Devote My Law Practice To Helping People Who Get Hurt
My name is Bruce Blaylock, and I would like to tell you why my law practice is focused exclusively on helping people who get hurt.
I grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and moved to New Orleans to attend college at Tulane University. While studying for my undergraduate degree, I became a certified Emergency Medical Technician and worked in the Emergency Room of Touro Hospital in New Orleans.
My Experience As An Emergency Medical Technician Working In A Hospital Emergency Room
As a technician in the Emergency Room, I repeatedly saw up close how random acts of carelessness could result in tremendous pain, loss, and even death, to innocent people. I saw how enormously unfair it is for someone to become badly injured – or even killed – through absolutely no fault of their own.
Why Working In The Emergency Room Made Me Want To Be A Lawyer
This experience in assisting with the emergency trauma care of seriously injured victims inspired me to become a lawyer. I wanted to help injury victims use the legal system to achieve justice. I wanted to help make sure that their voice gets heard.
What I Decided To Do Differently Than Other Personal Injury Lawyers
However, if I was going to be a personal injury lawyer, I wanted to do something that would set my law practice apart from the crowd. I did not like the reputation that a lot of personal injury lawyers had and I found their television commercials, billboards, and yellow pages advertisements distasteful.
The Promise I Made: I Would NEVER Advertise In The Media
As a result, when I started my law practice in 1983, I made a promise that I would never advertise in the media. That meant no television commercials, no tacky billboards, no yellow pages advertisements and no other media advertising that would ever be in any way associated with my practice.
Getting New Cases The Old Fashion Way
I was determined to build my law practice the old fashion – working hard on every case and relying completely on word of mouth referrals.
Why You Want To Know This
Building a law practice by word of mouth is a much harder thing to do than building a practice by advertising. It means that your next generation of clients is NOT going to come from someone seeing some slick advertisement somewhere. It means that your next generation of clients is going to come exclusively from how you perform on your current cases. If you do good work, your current clients will tell their friends and loved ones about you. If you don’t, they won’t.
I now have been practicing law for over 30 years and have a very healthy law practice. During that entire time, I have been helping injury victims obtain the best possible financial recovery for their individual situations.
My Background Interest In Medicine Has Served My Clients well
Additionally, my background interest in medicine has turned out to be a major asset for my clients. Why? Because the practice of law is all about communication – whether it is to a judge, a jury, an insurance adjuster or a client. My emergency room experience has given me the ability to communicate the specific medical components of each individual case into language which explains the mechanics of an injury as well as the impact it can have on a person’s quality of life. That is essential in obtaining justice for an injury victim.
If you or a loved one needs help, give me a call. Let us know about your situation by calling us toll free at 888-215-2968 or by completing our online form.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rue Rating’s “Best Attorneys of America”||Rue Rating’s “Best Attorneys of America”||2015|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers In America||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2001|
|President's Award for Community Service||Bar Association of Montgomery County||1993|
|Partner||Bulman Dunie Burke & Feld, Chtd.||2006 - Present|
|Owner||The Law Office of Bruce A. Blaylock||1983 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Rue Rating’s “Best Attorneys of America”||Attorney Member||2015 - Present|
|Better Business Bureau||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||Member||2013 - Present|
|Maryland Association for Justice||Member||1999 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|Bar Association of||N/A||N/A|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Attorney Member||2013 - 2013|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, Law School for the Public||Vice Chair||1992 - 1993|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, Personal Injury Committee||Member||1992 - 1994|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County Community Relations Committe||Vice-Chair||1991 - 1992|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, Interprofessional Committee||Member||1991 - 1992|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, Ethics Committee||Member||1991 - 1992|
|Montgomery County Chamber Of Commerce||Member||1991 - 1995|
|Montgomery Business Gazette||Quoted in "Allstate Overstepped Limits, Trial Lawyers Group Contends"||1998|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Law Letter||Case Results Listing: Personal Injury: Auto Accident: Leon Fortson v James Christopher Early||1996|
|The Montgomery County Sentinel||Store Owners Must Maintain Safe Property||1991|
|Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber News||What To Do In An Automobile Accident||1991|
|The Montgomery County Sentinel||Guidelines Help Pick Right Attorney||1991|
|The Montgomery County Sentinel||Referenced in: "Bar Association Begins Law School For The Public"||1991|
|Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber News||Competition By Former Employees||1991|
|Bethesda-Chevy Chase Business News||What To Demand From Your Attorney||1991|
|Newsletter Of The Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland||Referenced In: The Law School For The Public||1991|
|Montgomery County Business Record||Referenced In: Bar Association Hold Mock DWI Trials In Area High Schools||1990|
|The Montgomery County Sentinel||Courts Broaden Protection Of Swimmers||1990|
|Leisure World News||What To Do If You Are In An Automobile Accident||1990|
|The Montgomery County Sentinel||Basic Rules Protect Individual's Rights In Auto Accident||1990|
|Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber News||The Legal Beat; How To Collect||1990|
|Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber News||Business Spotlight||1990|
|Montgomery County Business Record||Aggressive Collection Advocated||1990|
|Newsletter of the Bar Association Of Montgomery County, Maryland||Referenced In: Public Speakers Bureau Update||1990|
|Tulane University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|Tulane University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
|Speaking engagement at Maryland Chiropractic Association||Accident Cases; How to Handle & How To Get Paid||2014|
|Speaking engagement at Fairfax Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||2004|
|Speaking engagement at Frederick Memorial Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||2003|
|Speaking engagement at Washington Hospital Center||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||2002|
|Speaking engagement at Washington Adventist Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||2001|
|Speaking engagement at Holy Cross Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||2000|
|Speaking engagement at PG Hospital Center||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||1999|
|Speaking engagement at Shady Grove Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||1998|
|Speaking engagement at Suburban Hospital||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||1997|
|Speaking engagement at Montgomery County Medical Society||Accident Cases: How To Handle and How To Get Paid||1992|
|Public Speakers Bureau Program||Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorneys||1990|
|Motorcycle Accident||$1.1 Million|
|Baby injured during child birth||$2.3 Million|
|Electric shock to young boy||$2.3 Million|
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