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Law Offices of Joel H. Siegal

Actos Lawyer | Serving Napa, CA

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" Every journey begins with a single step ," according to an old Chinese proverb. If you have been involved in an accident at no fault of your own, chances are you need a litigation attorney to help you recover your losses.Insurance companies are more likely to settle your issue equitably when they know you have a litigator, ready to go to trial, in your corner. …

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Wells, Call, Clark, Bennett & Clawson

Actos Lawyer | Serving Napa, CA

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When you have been injured because of the careless or wrongful actions of another, we can navigate the legal system to maximize your compensation to the fullest extent possible under the law. Our experienced legal team brings years of legal experience to every case they take on. They are focused on providing strong advocacy to injured accident victims. Contact us today if …

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Actos Linked to Serious Side Effects

The drug Actos was designed to treat Type II Diabetes but the drug has been linked to bladder cancer, heart failure and fractured bones. Allegations are that the drug's manufacturer knew about those side effects but did not tell anyone.

Actos Legal Options

Hiring a Napa Actos attorney who is well versed in the pharmaceutical industry and experienced investigating dangerous prescription drugs is your best course of action. The attorney can produce expert medical witnesses and mine the pharmaceutical company's computer data to reveal evidence supporting your case and negotiate a settlement or take your case to trial.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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