Injured in an Accident? This is the Most Important Weapon in Your Attorney’s Arsenal

As a personal injury attorney representing persons injured throughout the Tampa Bay area, if someone were to ask me the single most important tool in achieving a good outcome for my clients I would respond, “Litigation.”  “File a lawsuit the second your client is treated unfairly.”  To understand why litigation (which basically means to file… 
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When Clients become Cattle: Personal Injury Mills and the Role of the “Intake Specialist”

Why New Clients Meet with Me, and Not an “Intake Specialist.” Several months ago I had a position open at my office for an assistant and received several dozen résumés from well-qualified applicants, several of whom I decided to meet with for an interview. One thing that jumped out at me was the number of… 
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Auto Injury Claim Settled? Don’t Let Your Attorney Recover Absurd Costs

Some law firms may pad their fees by recovering questionable costs Over the course of the last few years, I have had occasion to review several closing or settlement statements from other law firms, and some of the costs recovered appear unreasonable or excessive. A closing statement is a final accounting that a law firm… 
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