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Ambulance Chasing 2012: Lawyers fake “press releases” to sign up clients

Lawyers aren’t supposed to solicit their clients directly, at least in theory.  It is quite true that there are lawyers (or their helpers) cruising hospitals, cutting deals with ambulance drivers, doctors, nurses, and funeral homes, and so on for tips … Continue reading

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Paper Lawyers: Does your lawyer have real experience or just a certificate?

Lots of people complain about kid activities where everyone gets a trophy.  But the alternative is to risk putting kids at a competitive disadvantage if they face their incompetence head on, plus you’d have to pay attention to the games … Continue reading

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Crooked Thinking: Why law firms shouldn’t have the right to do wrong

Occasionally a window opens into the dirty, seedy backrooms of some law firms.  It’s not much different from an episode of the Sopranos or the Godfather movies — when lawyers want to make money the easy way, just follow the … Continue reading

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Take Two & Sue Me in the Morning: Doctor sues parents of overdose victim

As we’ve noted before, there are doctors who aren’t happy with the legal system, especially when they’re in trouble.  In my experience representing quite a few doctors and related groups, much of the problem arises from a lack of accurate … Continue reading

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Hire the right lawyer early: it’s cheaper

People who need lawyers often procrastinate, which is fine with the legal profession, especially litigators.  That’s because problems that could have been anticipated and dealt with for four or low five figure fees at the front end become high five … Continue reading

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Doctors in glass houses try to monopolize stone supply

We’ve noted before that doctors often feel they know something about the law, even though they make terrible lawyers.   Indeed, their frustration with the legal system, coupled with the cost of malpractice insurance and fear of being sued by patients, … Continue reading

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