Month: November 2012

Woman Awarded $6 Million for Injuries Sustained While Crossing Street

bigstock_Courthouse_Steps_5A $6 million settlement has been awarded to a woman who suffered disabling brain injury when she was struck by a car while on a pedestrian crossing in Sacramento. Cathy Lui, just 25 years of age in 2007, when the accident occurred, was hit while on or near a crosswalk located in an “S” curve on Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento.

Liu filed a personal injury suit against the City, alleging that the curve impaired motorists’ ability to see the crosswalk. The jury hearing the case agreed with Liu and assigned 51 percent of the blame to the city, with the rest going to Liu and the motorist. It awarded more than $18 million, but the attorneys had previously agreed that Liu’s damages could not exceed $6 million.

If you are involved in a similar situation, contact a professional California civil Litigation Attorney. In the San Jose area or within California, call Amiel Wade or any attorney at Wade Law Group at (888) 909-9430 or email Amiel Wade at awade@wadelitigation.com. You may also follow Amiel Wade on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/CABusinessLaws

#4: Involved in Litigation But Low On Funds? Retain an Attorney Who can Get Your Case Settled Fast

There are many people who need the services of an attorney, but don’t have the funds necessary to become involved in a long and drawn out lawsuit. If this sounds like you, get an attorney who will get your case ready to settle fast. When you are involved in a lawsuit, there are certain stages during the Select an attorney who will work with your budget and make every effort to get your case resolved fast. At a good law firm, if you lack the funds necessary to become involved in a long and drawn out case, the firm should take the necessary action quickly to get you a winning settlement.

Getting an expeditious and favorable settlement depends a great deal on the manner in which your attorney performs his or her work while working on your case. In order to get you to a settlement fast, your attorney will need to obtain the necessary information from the other side fast and then draft a comprehensive mediation brief which outlines your position of the case. The brief should be comprehensive and make clear why the other side should adhere to your demands. At the mediation, your attorney will need to act as an effective advocate and be able to convince a mediator and opposing counsel that it in the best interest of the other side to adhere to your demands.

The only way you can be sure to get it right is if you are represented by an experienced lawsuit attorney with the knowledge, skill, and training necessary to guide you through your case and handle all the details.

If you are involved in a lawsuit, contact a professional California civil Litigation Attorney. In the San Jose area or within California, call Amiel Wade or any attorney at Wade Law Group at (888) 909-9430 or email Amiel Wade at awade@wadelitigation.com. You may also follow Amiel Wade on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/CABusinessLaws

#4: Involved in Litigation But Low On Funds? Retain an Attorney Who can Get Your Case Settled Fast

There are many people who need the services of an attorney, but don’t have the funds necessary to become involved in a long and drawn out lawsuit. If this sounds like you, get an attorney who will get your case ready to settle fast. When you are involved in a lawsuit, there are certain stages during the

Select an attorney who will work with your budget and make every effort to get your case resolved fast. At a good law firm, if you lack the funds necessary to become involved in a long and drawn out case, the firm should take the necessary action quickly to get you a winning settlement.

Getting an expeditious and favorable settlement depends a great deal on the manner in which your attorney performs his or her work while working on your case. In order to get you to a settlement fast, your attorney will need to obtain the necessary information from the other side fast and then draft a comprehensive mediation brief which outlines your position of the case. The brief should be comprehensive and make clear why the other side should adhere to your demands. At the mediation, your attorney will need to act as an effective advocate and be able to convince a mediator and opposing counsel that it in the best interest of the other side to adhere to your demands.

The only way you can be sure to get it right is if you are represented by an experienced lawsuit attorney with the knowledge, skill, and training necessary to guide you through your case and handle all the details.

If you are involved in a lawsuit, contact a professional California civil Litigation Attorney. In the San Jose area or within California, call Amiel Wade or any attorney at Wade Law Group at (888) 909-9430 or email Amiel Wade at awade@wadelitigation.com. You may also follow Amiel Wade on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/CABusinessLaws

About to Become Involved in a Lawsuit? Get an Attorney Who Has Your Best Interest in Mind

bigstock_Justice_SilhouetteIf you are about to become involved in litigation, you need an attorney who has your best interest in mind. Unscrupulous attorneys can become conflicted when a client instructs them to try and end their litigation fast so that they can save money on attorney’s fees and costs.

Attorneys who think about their own interest will have no incentive to get their client out of litigation early. Instead, they may try and string the case along in order to bill the client for more fees. A good attorney will not see a conflict in achieving success for a client at the earliest possible point in time. Good attorneys realize that client satisfaction is the hallmark of success. The happier the client is, the more people the client will refer to the attorney.

If you are a client who is concerned about the amount of attorney’s fees that you might be required to pay in connection with your lawsuit, talk to your attorney first about the potential litigation costs and the attorney’s strategy for trying to get you to victory fast.

A good attorney should be able to provide you with an opinion about the strength of your case from the onset, the manner in which he or she will try to get you to victory and the time that it may take for you to get there.

If you are involved in litigation, contact a professional Litigation Attorney. In the San Jose area or within California, call Amiel Wade or any attorney at Wade Law Group at (888) 909-9430 or email Amiel Wade at awade@wadelitigation.com