What is a Private Attorney and why do I need one?

The Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution affords you the right to “Assistance of Counsel”.

That means, it is your right to have proper legal representation.

PA’s have the resources to work one-on-one with you to craft the best defense strategy to resolve your case in a timely manner with the best result for you.

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Why Do I Need A Private Attorney?

If you’re facing the legal system for any reason, you should probably consult an attorney. Private attorneys will work closely with you on your case, no matter how big or small, to ensure the most favorable result for you. Let the lawyers at The Lewis Law Group, P.A perform a free case evaluation for you today.

When Do I Need A Private Attorney?

If you’re facing the legal system for any reason, you should probably consult an attorney. Private Attorneys will work closely with you on your case, no matter how big or small, to ensure the most favorable result for you. Let the lawyers at Lewis Law Group, P.A perform a free case evaluation for you today.

Can I Handle The Case On My Own, Or Do I Need An Attorney?

To represent yourself at any type of legal proceeding is a big, big mistake. Even lawyers don’t represent themselves. It is unlikely that you’ll know the court, the laws and the system better than a prosecutor. Another reason representing yourself is a mistake is that you are emotionally invested in your case. This prevents you from looking at the facts to make the best judgements and follow the best course of action. Your best option is to hire an attorney.

I Was Involved In A Car Accident, What Do I Do?

Your first priority is your health! Visit an ER, urgent care center, chiropractor or other medical professional to get treatment if you’ve been injured - and do so within 14 days of the accident. Get a proper diagnosis and treatment for any injuries you may have. Your next step is to file a claim with your car insurance company and the insurance company of the other driver. If the other driver’s insurance company calls to ask for a statement - do not give them one, that’s your right. The next step is to hire an attorney. The Lewis Law Group, P.A has more than 45 years of experience representing victims of motor vehicle accidents in Florida. The choice couldn’t be clearer.

How Soon After An Accident Should I Contact A Lawyer?

As soon as possible! It is important to act promptly, especially if persons were injured/died in the accident. You want to ensure that a thorough investigation is conducted, and evidence starts to disappear the longer an investigation is delayed. Additionally, notices of claims need to be submitted in a timely fashion. We also need to make contact with any witnesses involved in the accident. If you want to keep your right to a legitimate legal case, contact your lawyer sooner rather than later.

What Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is when a hospital, doctor, nurse or other health care professional causes injury to a patient through negligence or omission. There are certain accepted standards of practice in the diagnosis and treatment of a condition, if a medical practitioner fails to act in accordance with these, he may be guilty of medical malpractice and could be responsible for compensating victims for any damages occurred.

What Is The First Step In Pursuing A Medical Malpractice Claim?

Contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney, capable of reviewing the medical records with the appropriate expert.

What Is Commercial Litigation?

Commercial litigation involves legal disputes between businesses and/or individuals in any business context. This may include breach of contract cases, partnership/joint venture disputes, class action suits, business torts, civil RICO claims, libel, slander & defamation of character, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and/or shareholder issues. These legal disputes either end up in Court or Arbitration.

What Is Arbitration?

Arbitration is an alternative form of dispute resolution. It involves the presentation of evidence to a party of one or more who will make a decision. Depending on what is agreed on by involved parties, arbitration may be binding or not binding. It is often less expensive to arbitrate since discovery is limited and the proceeding is less formal. Parties will often agree to arbitrate disputes when they enter into a contract with each other. They can also agree to arbitrate a dispute after it arises in an effort to resolve the matter more efficiently.

Will The Information I Provide Be Confidential?

Yes. Any information you provide is protected under attorney-client privilege. This means that your information will remain confidential, even if you terminate our services or decide not to retain us. It is in your best interest to provide us with as many details as possible so we can effectively represent you, in turn we ensure that whatever information you provide is safe and secure.

What Is The Difference Between Independent Contractor And Employee?

While they may perform the same type of job and receive similar pay, the difference between an employee and independent contractor is important. Employees are paid salaries and the company withholds income tax, social security and medicare on wages paid, while no tax is withheld for independent contractors. Basically, an employee is a worker hired by a company to perform a specific job while an independent contractor is an independent business person, with his/her own business who does work for another business.

What Types Of Cases Does The Lewis Law Group, P.A. Handle?

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Animal Bites
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents 
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home and Elder Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death 
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Overtime Compensation
  • Retaliation Claims
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Workers Compensation
  • DUI Defense
  • Drug Crime Defense 
  • Felony Defense

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