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You Don't Want To Be Pressured Into Hiring A Peronal Injury Lawyer You Know Nothing About

Almost every personal injury lawyer in America offers a free initial consultation. What you are not told ahead of time though, is that when you go in for the free initial consultation, 9 times out of 10 the lawyer is going to ask you to sign a contract hiring that lawyer to handle your case.

Look, in our everyday lives, we don’t ask people to marry us on our first date. The relationship between a client and a personal injury lawyer is a very close relationship.  It requires a very good working relationship, and it is usually a long term relationship.  Something like that should not be consummated on a first date.

We make it a practice to never ask a prospective client to hire us or to sign a contract during our first meeting.

I think the best thing is for us and the prospective client to have a nice, relaxed, open meeting regarding the case and discuss the pluses and minuses and the strengths and weaknesses of the case. We get a feel for each other.

Then, what I usually do is ask the client to go home and think about us for a couple of days and think about everything that was said.  If they think we are a good fit, they can call us.  At that point in time, we will send them a contract which formalizes the relationship.

There is really no good reason for a lawyer to pressure a prospective client into signing a contract.

If you would like to have a relaxed, no pressure meeting with me to discuss your case, give me a call.  I would be happy to schedule it with you. Thank you.

Before Hiring A PA/NJ Personal Injury Lawyer

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  • 1650 Market Street, Suite 1800
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
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