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At a plaintiff’s firm, I bring in 50-70 of my own cases each year the last couple years, and have produced 2.1 million of my own fees, 2.4 million in total fees when included cases the firm has given … more

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Does anyone here have experience in medmal/healthcare? Did/do you like it? I’m in ID right now and I think I’m being approached by a recruiter to get into medmal/HC….

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How many cases (litigation primarily) do you settle a year? Trying to get a feel. First year lawyer here.

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Newbie here, if you’re doing a case pro bono for a friend, will insurance companies make the settlement check directly to the client or does it need to be made out to the firm? Also if chiropractor ha… more

Anyone read Reptile? Is it worth it? I’m making a move to plaintiffs work after 7 years in ID and am trying to learn more about plaintiffs strategy.

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Anyone work for Morgan & Morgan? Do you know if they allow you to work remotely/hybrid? I’d like to apply with them but the closest office is an hour away and I don’t want that commute. I have a y… more

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In an auto accident trial, can you inform the jury in any way that the at-fault driver had insurance? I have a hard time believing a jury would award 7-figure damages if they thought the little old la… more

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What’s harder - plaintiff’s side or defense side?

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Any idea on what the salaries are for junior associates at the top plaintiffs firms in Miami?

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I currently work at a small PI firm in Atlanta were EVERYTHING is settled presuit. If we’re unable to settle, then it’s referred to another firm for litigation. This whole process seems very atypical … more

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Who has done pip lit for insurance companies.

Have an interview with one in the coming weeks and hopefully making the move from PI assuming the pay and fit is right.

Tip to Plaintiffs bar, the tough guy act is not as effective a tactic as you think it is. Bad behavior hurts your clients, gives overwhelmed ID lawyers and adjusters the excuse they need to triage yo… more

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We have a case going to trial soon. I think we have a decent chance but a lot of obstacles. I don't think it's a case for the jury and defense is threatening to pull their very real offer beca… more

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Just started doing PI in the side at my firm so probably a dumb Q, but when you get a new auto accident client and the at-fault driver’s insurance is offering to pay for the damage to their vehicle, d… more

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Good evening. Has anyone had any claims against Instacart drivers responsible for auto accidents? From my research, Instacart does not insure their drivers. But I’m also thinking that there has to be … more

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What’s your PTO policy? My firm offers 10 vacation days and 5 sick days. I know the private sector tends to have less PTO time compared to government jobs but I’m curious to know just how stingy my fi… more

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Plaintiffs PI attorneys, how many cases on average are you assigned to at any given time?

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Advice on how to get 1st party adjuster to increase their offer? Policy is 100/300. 4 claimants. 1 claimant is getting max at 100k. Adult in case was only offered 3400. Adult received full policy of 2… more

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I’m at a PI firm. It’s ok but I miss bankruptcy. I want to start my own bankruptcy business on the side because my firm isn’t really into it and doesn’t want to spend money on advertising for bk. Does… more

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Is it possible to break into personal injury with a workers’ comp background?

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Anyone have any recommendations for a neurologist expert in Idaho? Thanks!

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Plaintiffs/PI Attorneys: how often,do you wind up doing doc reviews or document-intensive plaintiff fact investigations? How much time do you spend speaking to clients, drafting motions, attending hea… more

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Any tips for approaching adjuster to increase their offer? Just started doing PI cases

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I just started taking PI cases and have an auto accident case that may proceed to litigation. In my state the crash report is inadmissible hearsay. How do you establish liability at trial if no witnes… more

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I've been working for a plaintiffs personal injury attorney for 4 years. I just accepted a job working for the defense for medical malpractice. My current employer told me I'm going over to th… more

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I’m a 3L applying in NYC for post grad employment. Which plaintiffs PI/Med firms have the best opportunities for a junior? Everything I find, including my past summer job, is a small shop with 3 partn… more

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What do you all see as the better option between a top echelon plaintiffs personal injury firm in Houston and a compliance role at AVEVA, a well established international company? My two year lawyer a… more

Is it common for PI plaintiff attorneys to receive a percentage of the fees for cases they work on and resolve but don’t originate? If so, what’s a reasonable percentage?

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Anyone have insight regarding pre-suit attorney base salaries at Morgan & Morgan?

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I have an interview with a PI firm tomorrow. I currently do ID. Any good questions to ask/talking points for why I want to switch to PI?

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Thinking of moving from ID to PI because I’ve been doing some PI on the side at my current firm and I love the autonomy and the fact that I make the firm money based on my results and not my hours. An… more

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When you are a young attorney you think that many of the more senior attorneys above you are the most brilliant people in the world. When you start practicing law for a few years you realize that the … more

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Is it common practice for a senior associate to be required pay the salary of the junior associate on their team out of their income?

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Can anybody recommend a therapist in FL who works with attorneys (and other just professionals) that can do telehealth appointments?

If the police report only states the insurance policy number of the driver involved, is there a way to get the name of the insurance company other than asking the other driver who obviously would not … more

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I do digital marketing for a PI firm. I want to chat about Yelp. Obviously it’s a platform built for consumers, not for businesses. Naturally, former clients go there to bash or rave about their exper… more

I previously worked at a small Plaintiffs law firm (pre admission). At the time of hiring and throughout my employment, I was constantly told I would get paid referral fees for all cases which I refer… more

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Anyone have experience with line of duty injuries for NYC police officers? Trying to get a sense of settling in claim or inevitably having to litigate.

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