How Long Will My Case Take

How long will my case take   How long your case will take depends on many factors. This post attempts to help you understand the different stages of litigation.   Many clients believe litigation goes something like this. Get an attorney File a lawsuit Get money/through a settlement or verdict within a couple months   […]

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Why do You Need the Name of my Medical Insurance Provider

Why the name of your medical insurer is important   This post is part of the firm’s section titled What Personal injury Client’s Should Know section. Please be sure to read the posts in this section.   If you are a personal injury client, you might think the process of litigation is simple. We have […]

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Why We Have Expectations For Our Clients

Thanks for choosing and entrusting The Lockwood Legal Group, llc to represent your legal interests. You have chosen the most resolute and hardworking attorneys in the country. As you roll your eyes, I can promise you, obtaining representation from another law firm, you are not likely to find yourself talking to your lawyer much on […]

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What is the attorney client privilege

The attorney client privilege is at the heart of the practice of law. It holds that, except for a few instances where the attorney client privilege does not apply, ANYTHING and EVERYTHING you tell your lawyer MUST be kept secret between the two of you. Specifically, your attorney is legally prohibited from disclosing anything you […]

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In what cases are retainers not required?

We recently discussed what a retainer is and why it is used in an earlier post. However, not all cases involve a client depositing a retainer in a client trust account. What cases do not require the payment of a retainer? Retainers are not used in personal injury cases, workers compensation cases, and cases involving […]

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What do you charge for assistance in applying for Social Security Disability income (SSDI)?

The amount a lawyer can charge for a case involving assisting a client with applying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) is established by federal law. Thus, attorneys do not have a choice about what to charge. It does not matter whether the client lives in Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio. The amount able to be […]

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