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Every perceived injury is not compensable. The circumstances giving rise to the injury and the type of injury must be carefully evaluated.  The FREEMAN FIRM's philosophy is to provide straightforward counsel.  As early as possible, we determine the strength of our client's case and tailor our strategy accordingly.  We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and medical malpractice matters.  The FREEMAN FIRM's attorneys also work with insurance companies to ensure our clients are provided with quality legal representation when their insurance policy provides for such coverage.

Representative Clients Include

The Names of Personal Injury Clients Are Not Disclosed

Representative Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Cases

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FREEMAN FIRM's Client: Injured Party v. Driver of Truck

Case Overview

The FREEMAN FIRM's client, Injured Party, was the passenger in an automobile hit by Driver's truck.  Upon collision, Injured Party was ejected from the automobile and suffered lacerations to his face, neck and chest, a broken arm, and lacerations to his spleen, causing intra-abdominal hemorrhaging.  As a result, Injured Party's spleen had to be removed.  The FREEMAN FIRM settled our client's personal injury matter for over half a million dollars.

FREEMAN FIRM's Clients: Heirs of Injured Party v. Doctor and Doctor's Employer

Case Overview

Injured Party underwent surgery to correct an abdominal aneurysm at Doctor's medical facility Employer.  However, Doctor performed a different surgery, resulting in Injured Party suffering permanent paraplegia and a compressed lung; Injured Party also suffered recurring infections due to Doctor's use of a partially infected mesh graft.  The FREEMAN FIRM filed a medical malpractice action against Doctor and Doctor's Employer and negotiated an advantageous settlement for the Heirs of Injured Party; settlement also met Heirs' objective of avoiding the lengthy and protracted litigation process.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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What is a Contingent Fee?

Contingency refers to a fee arrangement where an attorney agrees to accept his fee based on the amount awarded.  Rather than billing a client at an hourly rate, the attorney receives a portion of the client's award.

What is Liability?

Liability is responsibility; liability means that the party causing injury is bound by law or equity to make restitution or to compensate an injured party because a wrong has occurred.

What is Negligence?

Negligence is the failure to use such care as a reasonably prudent and careful person would use under similar circumstances; negligence is usually characterized as inadvertence, thoughtlessness, or inattention.

What is Malpractice?

Malpractice is the failure of one rendering professional services to exercise the degree of skill and learning of the average, prudent, reputable member of the profession in the community, under all the circumstances, which results in injury.

All definitions provided in this section of our website are paraphrased from Black's Law Dictionary and are meant to provide only basic information about the terms used herein.

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Freeman, D'Aiuto, Pierce, Gurev, Keeling & Wolf 


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