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UBER & LYFT vs. Taxi Cabs-Which Is Better For The Drivers?

Do drivers do better driving UBER and LYFT than they do driving taxicabs?

UBER & LYFT vs. Taxi Cabs-Which Is Better For The Drivers?
Often I am asked the question, “Do drivers do better with UBER or LYFT than they do just driving a taxi?” Not such an easy question to answer and it seems as if both have their ups and downs.

What To Do When A Client Disappears On You

How to handle the situation when you cannot locate a client

Throughout my years of practice, it seems like every year I have a handful of clients that just up and disappear. The phone number is disconnected. The mail gets returned to sender. And thus, the file sits. Even though one of the first things that I tell all of my clients is to notify me if they move, change their phone number or plan on leaving town for an extended period of time, some of them just vanish. People, don’t do that!!

Lawyer Accessibility- Can Your Clients Get In Touch With You?

Attorneys should always get back to their clients in a timely manner.

return clients phone callsMany times when I have taken in a new case for a client who has had a prior accident, and had hired a different attorney, the client will tell me that their previous attorney was never in the office and that their calls never got returned. How ridiculous!! To me, this is the absolute easiest way to keep clients happy and wanting to refer you more potential clients in the future. 

Your Check Is Not In Yet!!

When clients become impatient waiting for their money

I often receive calls from clients after their case has been settled and after they have signed a release wanting to know when they will get their check. These calls come from any time from one day after they signed the release up until the time that the check arrives from the insurance company. Clients should understand that attorneys want to get these checks as fast as they can because we don’t get paid until the check comes in either! 

Not All Cases Are Created Equal

Similar cases settling for different amounts of money

Often times when I am trying to settle a case for a client, the client will say, “my friend had a case just like mine and his case settled for more money than my case.” And my answer is always, “no he didn’t.” This is simply because no two cases are exactly the same. 
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Formerly:
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