Frequently Asked Questions
Our national network of top rated law firms have represented thousands of individuals who have suffered serious side effects after taking prescription medicines, or who have been injured as a result of defective medical devices. Over the years, our network of powerhouse lawyers have been chosen to lead high-profile litigation on numerous occasions, involving some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Best of all they have prevailed winning landmark settlements for thousands of clients nationwide.
Many times, cases will settle very close to trial, which can be a year or more after the case is filed. If a verdict is rendered in your favor, and a judgment is entered, the defendant will sometimes pay or settle at that time, but many times the defendant will appeal, in which case the ultimate recovery can be delayed by s while the case proceeds through the appeal process. If you lose at trial, you have the right to appeal. You do NOT have to appear at trial or make any physical appearance in court in most cases. Everything is handled via electronically and over the phone, to make the process as convenient as possible for the victims.
There are several factors that go into evaluating what any claim is worth. Each case is different and it’s impossible to provide a specific dollar figure for any claim. Our network of top rated attorneys can provide you with an honest evaluation of your claim and provide you with an assessment of what your claim might be worth, once we connect you. In many cases, they can also guide you in getting any possible additional medical treatment to improve your conditions.
Most lawsuits end up settling before trial, because thousands of victims file suit in most dangerous drug or medical device lawsuits against the manufactures. So, statistically, the chance that you’ll go to trial is actually quite low. But you have a right to go to trial and a right to have your case heard by a jury, should you choose. You do not have to settle your case if you think that you are not being offered enough compensation for your injuries. Our network of top rated attorneys will provide you their legal advice and opinions as to the merits of your case, your chances at trial, and their opinions as to whether a settlement offer should be seriously considered or rejected. Your assigned experienced attorney will guide you every step of the way, so it will in most cases require very little involvement on the victim’s behalf.
You aren’t required to hire a lawyer. As an individual, you can represent yourself in a court of law. But you must understand that the law can be very confusing. There are many rules applicable to court proceedings. Many laws and rules, if not complied with, can result in your case being barred or dismissed. A lawyer is trained to analyze laws and rules and will advise you concerning the upsides and downsides to actions that may affect your legal rights. Your Denver medical device attorney’s job is the protection of your legal rights.
We only work with top rated mass tort law firms and trial attorneys who are trained and experienced in negotiation is likely to obtain a much better settlement than if you were to try to settle a case on your own. And many times, a defendant or insurance company will not do anything at all until a lawyer is threatening them or their insured with a lawsuit. Your case may essentially be worth nothing until you retain or a lawyer who can stand up for your rights and is highly trained to get the most for your injuries and other compensating factors involved in these types of cases.
All our top-rated law firms work on a contingency fee basis. This means that their fee is determined as a percentage of your recovery. They only receive a fee for their work and any cost in your case, if they win a settlement for your case. If you do not receive a settlement, then you owe the law firm absolutely nothing. If you decide to have one of our referred Lawyers, to pursue your claim, all of this will be explained in a written fee agreement. You have nothing to lose, but everything to gain.
The lawyers we work with will advance the money for all litigation costs associated with pursuing your claim (such as filing fees, medical records retrieval, and expert costs). They will receive reimbursement for these costs out the settlement, received for your case. If you do not receive a settlement, then you owe the law firm nothing.