Top 10 Reasons to Hire T. Jeffrey Cottle, Attorney at Law
Nearly all we do is fight for the rights of injury victims. T. Jeffrey Cottle is a trial lawyer. While most cases can be settled without filing suit, you need to know that you have an experienced trial lawyer on your side should a lawsuit be necessary to obtain a reasonable recovery. Experience definitely counts.
We are large enough to serve you... yet small enough to care. Our office is staffed with legal professionals dedicated to serving our clients' legal needs. We take pride in knowing our clients personally and even make it a point to assist you with other problems related to your injury. Since you're the most important person in our office, we listen carefully to what you have to say.
Your first consultation with us is free. Often we can answer your injury case questions right on the phone. If we feel we can help we will explain your rights in plain language and answer your questions at no charge. If you hire us, our fees and costs will be provided in writing.
If we don't win your injury case, there is no fee. We work on a contingency basis. That means there must be money received for your injury or we do not receive a fee. Frequently, injury cases result in settlements rather than trial and a judge's decision. If that happens in your case, we'll explain where that settlement money will go, including any amount "in your pocket" before you approve it.
You pay nothing up front. When you hire us, we'll typically advance the costs of preparing and presenting your case. This is not always the case with other firms. Many law firms require the client to pay the costs of collecting information, preparing the evidence and other expenses. This can amount to hundreds, even thousands of dollars. Our willingness to advance these expenses shows our commitment to you.
We uses the latest in computer and communications technology in order to streamline the process of legal research and courtroom presentations. We use this technology in order to enhance the likelihood of a settlement or verdict in your favor.
Loyalty means a lot. at our firm our loyalties are to you... the injured victim. We don't represent insurance companies. We don't represent manufacturers of dangerous products. We don't represent big business. We represent people just like you. We wouldn't have it any other way.
We spend hundreds of dollars yearly on training and seminars that improve the legal knowledge of our attorney and staff. We stay up-to-date. You get representation that is well informed on the latest applications of the law.
We know that injuries can make travel difficult. If you can't come to us, we'll come to you whether you are laid up at home or in the hospital. In some instances we can even open a file for you over the phone.
From your first call to the settlement or judge's decision, you'll have an experienced attorney working on your file along with our experienced staff.