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.

2019-01-22T16:15:14+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 […]

2019-01-22T16:16:16+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.

2019-01-22T17:22:25+00:00By |0 Comments

Can I Sue In New York If I’m Not a Citizen?

Wittenstein & Wittenstein can represent you even if you are not a citizen. Non-citizens in The United States have the same rights as citizens to sue for negligence in the courts. There is no reporting requirement for attorneys or insurance companies for immigration status. So don't be afraid to assert your rights because of your immigration status, call Wittenstein & Wittenstein for a free consultation if you've been a victim of any type of negligence. Call 718-261-8114.

2019-01-22T17:25:04+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.

2019-01-22T17:25:38+00:00By |0 Comments