In a struggling economy, injury attorneys working on contingency can lower their risk with potential cases in multiple ways; medical chronologies and an initial opinion of case merit are key components in lowering the upfront risk in a medical malpractice case. Mednick Associates, a 20 year veteran of the industry, outlines tactics that can be employed with almost any case.
The current economic effects of running a law firm are increased when working on a contingent basis. Overhead, employee costs and marketing expenses do not slow down when your case load does. Below are three tactics to use when determining the chances a case will have a favorable outcome.
1) Medical Chronologies: Obtaining medical records is always time consuming, but the real bottleneck is in how they arrive. Complex cases with multiple hospital stays, long treatment periods and numerous operations present medical records from varied institutions and with mounds of information to dissect. Having a chronology done for complex cases, saves the attorney, and their staff, time and allows a medical professional to produce a product that can be used throughout the litigation process. Critical facts, if organized, may change ones outlook on a case at the outset, after a summary of the facts are reviewed.
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