Personal injury attorneys deal with cases that involve accidents, slip and fall incidents, workplace injuries, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. This article discusses the qualification one needs to become a personal injury attorney. It also discusses the roles and responsibilities of a personal injury lawyer. This is one of the most lucrative of all legal fields.
If you talk to successful trial lawyers, they will typically agree that most cases are won or lost before the trial ever begins. It is the pretrial process—in which evidence is gathered, facts and case theories are developed, witnesses are interviewed and deposed, and various motions are filed, argued, and decided by the judge—which occupies the vast majority of the time and effort of civil litigation attorneys (known as "litigators") and has the greatest influence on the outcome of a case or trial.
Courtroom gladiator and proud of it, Michael J. McManus gives you a glimpse of what litigation practice is all about. His account of the incredible ups and downs that go with the job is replete with the high level of humor that is the hallmark and the respite of many a good litigator.