If you have been physically injured as a result of a car crash, the advice and representation of a Clearwater personal injury attorney will help you navigate the array of legal issues that will likely surface. Dolman Law Group, is a plaintiff law firm that focuses solely on personal injury law.
Not sure if you even need an auto accident attorney? Read our article where we sort out the difference between when you need an attorney and when you can handle the claim yourself.
We have seen first-hand the devastating consequences an automobile accident can have on innocent victims and their families. Just a few of the issues that arise after a car accident include:
Our attorneys have significant experience in handling automobile accident and medical injury claims along with recovering compensation for Tampa Bay injury victims.
Reported Car Accidents Involving Injuries in Clearwater, FL
The Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA Approach
We are a Clearwater law firm committed to obtaining the maximum recovery possible for our clients. Our goal is to literally maximize the damages in your case to ensure you are properly compensated for your physical injuries, loss of income, inability to perform specific duties while injured, out of pocket expenses, and potentially permanent issues. We understand it is our duty to illustrate your injuries and present a clear picture to the insurance carrier as to how this car wreck has impacted your quality of life.
Further, once a Dolman Law Group attorney commences representation; we will thoroughly investigate the claim and attempt to do the following:
- Interview all available witnesses.
- Obtain photographs of the scene if liability is at issue via our investigators.
- Obtain photographs depicting the property damage involved to all vehicles.
- Perform a background check on the defendant including their criminal history.
- Obtain all medical records prior to and after the accident.
- Retain competent experts to assist us in presenting our case if the claim proceeds to litigation.
- Procure and review cell phone records if we have reason to suspect the at-fault party was using their phone at the time of the car wreck.
Many attorneys represent auto accident injury victims while handling multiple additional areas of practice, including criminal defense and family law. It is very difficult for an attorney to handle a number of different areas of practice, stay up to date on the most recent changes in each discipline, all while developing a strong level of competence in representing auto accident victims. It is our earnest belief that by focusing only on the area of personal injury law we can avoid being a “jack of all trades and master of none.” We are proud of the reputation we have earned as aggressive advocates for the injured throughout Clearwater and the Tampa Bay area.
Personal injury is one of the easiest areas to practice in. However, it is one of the more difficult areas to perform at a high level of competence. We often take over cases from other law firms who have failed to locate all available insurance policies, lines of coverage, contact all available witnesses, investigate the accident or taken time to speak with each treating physician in order to obtain a thorough understanding of our client’s injuries and future course of medical treatment.
Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA is not a Settlement Mill
Any lawyer can send out a demand to the insurance carrier and generally speaking, very few clients have any idea when their attorney is leaving money on the table in negotiations. Many personal injury practices are little more than “settlement mills.” Please read the following article to learn more about such types of law firms that typically settle cases for only a fraction of their true value and rely more on volume as opposed to quality of representation:
In fact, we tend to see a number of settlement mills in the context of the law firms that heavily advertise on television and radio. It is difficult for any lawyer or firm to handle such a volume of cases.
In the above referenced Forbes article, insurance carriers love “settlement mills” as they work together to resolve the bigger catastrophic cases at a discount to ensure that the smaller cases are paid out quickly (often at a discount as well). The bigger advertising law firms often tend too not concern themselves with the effort of maximizing damages on each single case. It is far more efficient within their respective business models to settle cases at a discount without much time invested in litigation, as they must meet their expensive monthly budget for mass advertising.
At Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, we have a full-time investigator on staff with significant experience investigating the cause of car collisions. Further, we communicate with and retain highly regarded medical experts and automobile accident reconstruction experts to enable us to properly work up the case. Our goal is to maximize the compensation you may recover for injuries sustained as a result of the auto accident. Thus, as Clearwater motor vehicle accident attorneys, we are both as thorough and diligent in each case we work on.
A client should be able to promptly get a hold of their attorney. All of our Dolman Law Group, attorneys list their cell phone numbers and email addresses on their business cards. It’s rare for an attorney to provide his/her client with their personal cell phone number, but this is common at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA. This ensures that our clients always have accessibility to communicate with their attorney. When we are asked to step in after a client fires their former attorney, the #1 reason given to us for the dismissal is lack of communication.
A licensed attorney, as opposed to a Paralegal, should handle your case. While we employ a staff full of Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Clerks, and Investigators, the Clearwater car accident attorney will control the decisions and strategies related to the handling of a claim or case. The staff simply assists the attorney. It is that simple and that is what you pay for.
For more information, please call the Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA at (727) 451-6900 or click here to email us.