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Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC

Avandia Lawyer | Serving Ville Platte, LA

337-310-1600

Our Goal is to Provide Our Clients With the Full Measure of Justice Available Under the Law.

The law firm of Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC, we were founded to fulfill a single mission: to provide clients in Lake Charles and the surrounding parts of Louisiana with the full measure of justice available to them under the law. We provide justice for those injured by medical malpractice, product liability, reckless driving and other forms of negligence. We …

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Have You Taken the Drug Avandia?

If you or a loved one have been injured by taking the drug Avandia, a skilled Ville Platte Avandia attorney can help. In 2010, the FDA's associate director of drug safety recommended the principal form of Avandia be taken off the market. If you have been injured by the drug Avandia, you should discuss your options with an attorney.

The Negative Side Effects of Taking Avandia

Avandia is a drug that is used to control blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes. Unfortunately, Avandia may have some potentially negative side effects, including: heart disease, stroke, bone fractures, eye damage, and hepatotoxicity. If you have experienced these side effects, or any other side effect from taking Avandia, you should contact an attorney today.

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

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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