Many of our clients ask about about structured settlements. It seems everyone has heard of structured settlements, but few people know the basics about how a structured settlement works. Our guest blogger, Ryan Garrison, wrote this blog post to answer those questions.
The following is a guest blog post written by Attorney Percy Martinez. Percy Martinez practices law in Miami, Florida.
A Medical malpractice claim is a very serious issue. Malpractice lawsuits tend to be costly and tedious. If you were to compare most personal injury claims, the cases tend to show preference towards doctors and medical professionals, not the person filing the lawsuit. Negotiating a settlement can be harder in a malpractice case as well, most of the time it's very difficult to sway the doctor to settle even if the insurance company is willing to settle.
The Q4 2016 Newsletter for The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. is now available! Please take a moment to visit our website at www.nesslerlaw.com to view our newsletter and to review the most up-to-date information about Nessler & Associates.
The Q3 2016 Newsletter for The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. is now available! Please take a moment to visit our website at www.nesslerlaw.com to view our newsletter and to review the most up-to-date information about Nessler & Associates.
Over the course of the next few issues, the Nessler & Associates’ newsletter will focus on introducing our staff to our clients. The staff at Nessler & Associates is excellent. They are hardworking and highly competent. The staff is necessary to ensuring that our clients receive excellent representation.
Each staff member will be introduced, during the course of the next several newsletters. They will be introduced in order of the amount of time they have been a member of the Nessler & Associates’ team.
The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. achieved a victory for a victim of sexual abuse, in Horn v. The Catholic Diocese of Peoria, et al. Justice O’Brien delivered the Court’s opinion on August 24, 2016. In the opinion, the appellate court reversed the trial court’s dismissal of that claim.
The contingency fee system allows a person of conventional means who has been injured due to the negligence of another to retain a highly qualified attorney, who the injured person might not be otherwise able to afford. This payment system permits an injured person to “even the playing field” against the deep pockets of those entities who are almost always paying for the negligent person’s defense.