If you or a family member experienced an injury, you can benefit from speaking to a personal injury lawyer at Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough today. Often the insurance company for the person who caused the injury will try to settle with you before you have an opportunity to retain an attorney. The reason for this is that the insurance company knows it can probably settle the case for less money if you do not have an accident lawyer. We will investigate your case and obtain the necessary witness statements, documents, photographs, and other materials to protect your rights.How much will Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough charge?
At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough:
There is no charge for your first visit or telephone call. All your questions will be answered and there is no obligation.
We never charge a fee unless we obtain a recovery for you. Our fee is a percentage of your recovery.
We will advance all costs for investigators, experts, filing fees, and other expenses associated with obtaining the maximum recovery possible.
If a recovery is not made, you pay nothing.
Yes. At the initial consultation, an injury lawyer from Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough will meet with you. Throughout the remainder of our representation of you, a personal injury lawyer and a legal assistant will handle your claim.What if I am not able to come to your office?
In the event your injury prevents you from traveling to our office, an accident lawyer from Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough will meet with you at your house, the hospital, or any meeting place you designate.Are you available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?
Yes. Our law firm is staffed in such a way that a Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough employee can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If appropriate, this employee can contact a firm attorney 7 days a week at any time. We are always ready, willing, and able to discuss your claim.Will I have to go to court?
No. If the insurance company for the person who caused the injury is willing to offer a fair settlement, you do not have to bring a lawsuit in order to obtain a recovery. We are skilled at negotiating settlements without filing a lawsuit. In the event the insurance company is not willing to negotiate fairly, we will then proceed with filing a lawsuit if you so desire.Who may bring an action for damages in a personal injury case?
A competent adult who is over the age of 18 and injured must bring the lawsuit in his or her name. A minor or an incompetent adult must have the suit brought by either a parent or a court-appointed guardian.How much money is my case worth?
Your case is worth either what we tell the insurance company it's worth or the amount of an award granted by a judge and jury. We examine all of the conditions surrounding your case in order to arrive at a figure that we believe the insurance company should pay for your injuries. These conditions include how the accident happened, what injuries you suffered, future medical problems, the amount of medical expenses and lost income, as well as any future medical costs and future loss of income. We study every detail so that we can get you the money you deserve for your injuries.How long do I have to file a claim?
You must file your case within the Statute of Limitations—a fixed period of time dictated by the law. In many injury cases you are required to bring your case within two or three years from the date of the event that caused the injury. For an explanation of these time limits, always consult with a personal injury attorney experienced in these matters.Can I change my lawyer?
You have the right to change lawyers, however your initial attorney will usually be entitled to payment for services rendered up to the time of dismissal. The accident lawyer will be paid from the fee earned at the conclusion of the case. Your new injury attorney will usually work out an arrangement whereby the fee is split between the two lawyers.Should I get a second opinion if an attorney thinks I do not have a case?
Yes. Different injury lawyers will see a potential case differently. Some accident attorneys may not be familiar with the type of case you have. If a lawyer rejects your case, it is always a good idea to seek a second opinion.I was injured but may have been partly at fault. Can I still sue?
Yes, you may still have a case even though you were partly at fault in causing an accident. These cases are very fact-specific and you should consult with a personal injury attorney.An insurance adjustor wants to settle and says I do not need lawyer. Should I get one?
Remember whom the adjustors work for: the insurance company. They have one goal: to settle your case for the least amount of money possible. What may seem like a fair offer to you could fall far short of any amount of money settled through a lawyer. It is a good idea to consult with an injury attorney at Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough before accepting any offer made to you by an insurance company.Does Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough handle other types of cases in addition to personal injury?
Yes. We have decades of experience in handling various types of claims in addition to claims involving personal injury or death. We are actively representing individuals and businesses that have suffered economic losses as a result of trade violations, breaches of contract, and other improper and illegal activities. We also work closely with other attorneys who practice in specific areas of the law where we may not. If your specific case is not the type of case we handle, we can certainly put you in touch with a respected attorney to assist you and evaluate your case.Will my insurance rates go up if I pursue a claim or obtain a recovery?
No. Based on the information insurance agents and insurance carriers provide us, simply because an injured person pursues a claim does not mean that his insurance premium will be increased. It is when a person's negligent or wrongful acts cause injury that his own insurance premiums are increased.
At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we are dedicated to protecting victims’ rights. We are an experienced personal injury law firm taking cases throughout the country. Our injury lawyers have successfully defended the rights of thousands of clients just like you. Complete a free online consultation form or dial (866) 589-0257 to get the help you need.
We handle several case types, including:auto accident, birth injury, defective medical device, defective product, drug injury, environmental injury, medical malpractice, motorcycle accident, nursing home abuse and truck accident. If you have been seriously hurt, call us now.