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Will Talking to a Lawyer Get Me in Trouble?

First of all, no one will know. No one will know if you talk to someone from my firm because this is all confidential. I'm ethically bound, anything that you tell me is kept in attorney client privilege and so you're not going to get in any trouble because they won't know that you talked to a lawyer. Second, you need to talk to a lawyer that in that type of law someone from our firm, because you need to understand what your rights are, what you could potentially be looking at, ramifications of whether filing a claim and not filing a claim. You need to have that information.

If someone at your company or a coworker is encouraging you not to talk to an attorney it is probably a sure sign that you need to talk to an attorney. What it means is that the company is not willing to take responsibility for your accident and if the company is not willing to stand up and say we messed up and we need to try and make you feel better, take care of your wages, take care of your medical, then you need to talk to an attorney to fight for you. You can't get in any trouble for talking to a lawyer; you can't get fired for filing a claim.

What I would encourage you to do is pick up the phone now and contact us. Let us see how we can help you.

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