Personal injury litigation
Clients seek out litigation lawyers only when something has gone wrong. In the personal injury arena, they have the added difficulty of dealing with a physical or mental impairment and its consequences, often in an emotionally-charged environment.
This means the relationship is going to be challenging from the start. It can be made even more difficult if litigants are faced with delays, unexpected costs and confusion with an unfamiliar court system.
There are many traps for practitioners in the complex area of personal injury law and practitioners should not dabble in this area of law. Below is some information to assist practitioners who practice in this area minimise the risk of receiving a claim.