A personal injury lawyer offers legal representation to anyone who has suffered injury caused by a company, another person and negligence by a medical practitioner or an agency. An individual can suffer psychological or physical damages owing to injury and accidents. Such people are called personal injury victims and are entitled to a financial compensation for the damages caused.
To become a personal injury attorney one requires to train from a recognized law school. Once you complete law school, you undertake three main exams. These bar examinations are the Multi state Bar Examination, the Multi state Essay Examination and the Multi state Professional Responsibility Exam. After being admitted to the bar, attorneys are required keep abreast with the emerging legal and non-legal developments in their areas of specialization. From time to time, they take Continuing Legal Education courses with the view to remaining relevant with the legal practice and serve the public better.
When handling clients, a personal injury attorney is supposed to have high ethical and moral standards. Aside from being well learned, they should exercise client confidentiality and protect their client’s images through accurate representation of facts. According to the code of conduct, lawyers should show competence and evaluate all legal matters. In addition, they are expected to give sound advice to their clients without the view of exploiting them.
Dan Newlin is an attorney who started his career as a fire fighter and law enforcement officer for the New Chicago, Indiana Police and Fire Department. He moved on to serve in the Orange County Sheriff’s office for a period of ten years. In 1997, he joined the Florida State College of Law where he undertook a degree in law. He is licensed to practice law in Chicago and Illinois. While working in the enforcement department, Newlin recorded success in different undertakings and was recognized for his efforts to enhance public safety.
To make it easier for clients to contact him, Dan teamed with telecommunications companies like T- Mobile, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon to personalize his office contact number. He chose the hash tag #Dan as his law firm’s number. The number is accessible to residents of Central Florida, South Florida and the Greater Chicago area. His team focuses on auto accidents, personal injuries, motor cycle accidents, construction accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, truck accidents and all injury cases. His law firm gives free consultation to all clients.
Dan interviews clients, evaluates their cases and does research on such cases. He provides advisory services to his clients on the various measures that should be taken before filing a complaint, drafting the required documents and then presenting such petitions to the court. In some cases, he prefers out of the court settlements, which are faster and convenient to both parties in a case.