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Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh

Crestor Attorney | Serving Punta Gorda, FL

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Over 150 Years Of Combined Experience Helping Florida's Injured Get Justice.

Injuries can cause huge changes in the lives of a family, impacting the injured party as well as their loved ones and having an effect on their health, happiness, and their finances. The days and weeks following an accident will be filled with pain, stress, and confusion and in most cases it can be difficult to focus on anything beyond recovery from your injuries. The …

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Have You Taken the Drug Crestor?

If you or a loved one has been injured by taking the drug Crestor, a skilled Punta Gorda attorney can help you. Individuals are calling for Crestor's recall due in part to the death of a 39 year old woman who died of kidney failure while taking Crestor. If you have been injured by the drug Crestor, you should discuss your options with an attorney.

The Negative Side Effects of Taking Crestor

Crestor is a drug that is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides. Crestor may have some potentially negative side effects, including: serious kidney failure and muscle damage. If you have experienced these side effects, or any other side effect from taking Crestor, you should contact an attorney today.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

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

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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