What Should I Expect From My Attorney?

This woman speaks out "loud and clear" about what she expects from an attorney.  The "me too" movement has empowered women to let their wishes be known and to refuse to tolerate disrespectful and inappropriate behavior.  Back in "the day," expectations for the personality of a professional were very low.  Doctors could lord over patients, telling them what to do, not answering questions - just telling them to do what they are told.  People would put up with this, and comment that he "doesn't have a great bedside manner."  Well, that's unacceptable now for any type of professional.

2019-01-16T21:53:29+00:00By |0 Comments

What’s an Ambulance Chaser?


You should avoid at all costs becoming the victim of ambulance chasing.  Ambulance chasing is illegal in the United States and most of the World. In England is also called “barratry,” an offense committed by people who are “overly officious in instigating or encouraging prosecution of groundless litigation” or who bring “repeated or persistent acts of litigation” for the purposes of […]

2019-01-16T20:14:18+00:00By |0 Comments

What Can I Do If My Attorney Dropped My Case?

If your attorney dropped your case without thoroughly explaining the reasons, you should call another attorney to look into it.  There might be very good reasons why your case cannot continue, but sometimes an attorney drops a case because he discovers that he does not have the expertise or resources necessary to handle the case, and never should have taken it in the first place.

2018-07-29T16:25:44+00:00By |0 Comments

Why is my Personal Injury Case Taking SO LONG?


Your personal injury attorney should fully explain why your case is taking so long.  There are many legitimate reasons why a personal injury case takes the time it takes, but if your attorney cannot explain why your case is still pending, you might want to consider changing lawyers.  Some law firms sign up more cases than they can handle, and it is […]

2018-07-19T12:33:10+00:00By |0 Comments

Why Can’t I Get a Personal Injury Lawyer to Take My Case?

Most personal injury cases are handled with a contingency fee.  This means that the personal injury lawyer is laying out the money to prosecute the case, only getting paid when there is a settlement or a verdict.  Some types of personal injury cases require a very large investment in time and money, so these cases need to be a "slam dunk" on both liability and damages before an attorney will be willing to make an investment. 

2018-07-19T12:31:47+00:00By |0 Comments

Are Women Attorneys Better for Personal Injury Cases?


If you are wondering, “Are women attorneys better for personal injury cases,?” the answer is yes.  Most women (and men) feel more comfortable discussing their injuries and health concerns with women, who tend to listen more carefully and be more empathetic.  Woman are also better negotiators because they are not as belligerent.  Women tend to be more patient […]

2018-07-19T13:46:48+00:00By |0 Comments

What is an Accident Attorney?



what is an accident lawyer

If you are wondering “What is an accident attorney,?” the answer is not so simple as there are many titles used for lawyers handling accident cases.  An accident attorney is a type of personal injury lawyer, representing people that claim to […]

2018-07-20T23:17:54+00:00By |0 Comments

What are Contingency Fees?

If you are wondering "What are Contingency Fees", you should know that they are an arrangement with an attorney so that you don't have to pay any money upfront. The attorney invests time and resources in your case and gets paid when you accept a settlement or a verdict is rendered. This is why an attorney must make a decision about accepting your case based on the strength of the claim. For more information, call Wittenstein & Wittenstein 718-261-8114.

2018-07-19T12:18:39+00:00By |0 Comments

Do I Need to Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you are asking "Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney," you should know that there are many factors to consider, such as the severity of the injuries, whether or not there is a dispute over liability and how much insurance coverage is available. You can call Wittenstein & Wittenstein for a free, no-obligation consultation to help you decide. Please call 718-261-8114 to make an appointment.

2018-07-19T12:18:01+00:00By |0 Comments