Byetta Attorney | Serving Scarborough, ME
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Serious personal injury, medical malpractice and/or the wrongful death of a loved one are among the most devastating, highly personal tragedies individuals and their families can ever face. People are forced to make important decisions about the future while suffering from the extreme emotional turmoil that often accompanies such a trauma. At times like these, when people …
Byetta is intended to improve blood sugar for Type 2 Diabetes patients but serious side effects can occur, including pancreas inflammation that can result pancreatic cancer and death. Patients experience severe abdominal pain that does not subside and vomiting may occur.
If you suspect your abdominal pain is caused by Byetta, you should consult with a Scarborough lawyer who handles Byetta cases. The lawyer can assess your situation, have you see a doctor to determine if you are entitled to compensation, prepare your case, and either go to trial or negotiate a settlement.
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.
An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.
A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:
Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.
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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