Category Archives: General Law

Three times former jurors have asked me to represent them

Last year my firm tried a medical malpractice case in St. Clair County.  The outcome was very good for our client.  After the trial we received a lot of compliments from the jurors.  The biggest compliment came a few weeks later when one of the jurors in our case was in a car accident and…
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Car accident? An average lawyer is what the insurance company wants

You've been hurt in a car accident.  It's not your fault, but the insurance company doesn't want to compensate you for your car's damage, your lost wages or your medical bills.  You decide to hire a lawyer.  If it's a pretty straight forward case, most lawyers will get you an average settlement.  That's what the insurance…
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What do 92% of lawyers have in common?

                Most lawyers aren’t “trial”… they just claim they are.  Technically anyone with a law license can claim to be a trial lawyer  But, if he/she has only tried one or two jury trials (or none) then it’s a real stretch to call oneself a trial lawyer.  Lawyers should tell the clients how many trials…
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Fire your lawyer!

This week I had a pre-trial conference on a work comp case involving the need for a total knee replacement.  I inherited my client who had fired her previous lawyer.  The client was assaulted by a mental patient resulting in 2 knee surgeries.  The insurance company accepted the case and picked the doctor.  After she…
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