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Greg H. Haubrich, Senior Trial Lawyer at Foshee & Yafee, explains why he recommended — and his client accepted — a settlement agreement that will barely pay her medical bills.

The Haubrich Law Firm, P.C.

The Myth of the “Litigation Explosion”   

A lawyer wears two hats:  Advocate, and counselor.  As advocate, my duty is to fight for you hard as hell, tooth and nails; to be the knight in shining armor charging into the Valley of Death.  As counselor, I must give you the news and help you realistically evaluate your odds so that you can make well-informed decisions regarding basic questions in your case: especially, whether to accept a settlement offer.

Today I recommended — and my client accepted — a settlement agreement that will barely pay her medical bills.   Why?

The first reason is that it is hard to understand how a person can be seriously injured in a collision when there is not a lot of visible crash damage to their vehicle.  Science does not support the idea that crash damage correlates to injury.  In fact, it is established that deaths sometimes…

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