FAQ: HIRING A MERIDIA DIET DRUG ATTORNEY
What will it cost to have an attorney at your firm evaluate my potential Meridia lawsuit?
A Meridia attorney at our firm will evaluate and review your potential lawsuit for free.
How much will it cost me if a Meridia attorney at your firm agrees to take my case?
If a Meridia attorney at our firm agrees to take your case, you will generally pay nothing unless there is a recovery. If there is a recovery, whether by settlement, jury verdict or some other alternative dispute resolution procedure, our firm will ordinarily receive of percentage of that total recovery. The fee arrangement is clearly set out in a retainer agreement between the client and the firm. A Meridia attorney would be happy to review this agreement with you.
If you take my Meridia lawsuit, what will I have to do?
If our firm agrees to handle your lawsuit, you will be a significant part of our team. We will ask you to help us gather the information about your claim that will be used to support your case. You will need to keep us informed about your medical treatment and physical condition. Additionally, you may have to be evaluated by other doctors and may have to be deposed. If your Meridia lawsuit does not settle, you may have to be present for the trial.
When should I file my Meridia lawsuit?
Every state has a “statute of limitations,” which gives individuals a certain amount of time to file a case. Some states require that any potential claim be filed within a set time after the injury occurred. Other states start the clock running once the connection between the injury and potential cause can be reasonably established. Any lawsuit arising from an injury caused by your use of Meridia must be filed within the certain time limit or your legal claim will be barred and your right to sue will be lost forever researching statute of limitations issues is one of the first things a Meridia attorney at our firm will do in investigating your potential claim.
Can I talk to a lawyer about my case for free?
Yes. If you want to talk to a Meridia attorney about your potential claim, just call us toll-free at (877) 779-1414 or email us at email@example.com. After you have answered a few basic questions with one of our staff members, we will be happy to discuss your case for free.
How long will my lawsuit take?
Although many cases settle before trial, a settlement usually does not happen until both sides have prepared the case. Generally, lawsuits take about two years from filing to trial. This time frame can vary significantly based on the complexity of the case, the congestion of court dockets, and various other factors. Our best advice is to be patient and to give a Meridia attorney at our firm a call if you have any questions. We are always willing to tell you exactly what is happening with your case. In the meantime, you can trust that we are working hard for you.
Why should you I choose a Meridia attorney at Bernstein Liebhard to represent me in my potential lawsuit?
Since 1993, Bernstein Liebhard has successfully represented consumers and shareholders against large multi-national corporations, medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, consumer product manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, hospitals, airlines, and other negligent organizations. Our attorneys have handled hundreds of cases on behalf of injured consumers and shareholders, recovering almost $3 billion for our clients. Our mass tort cases have been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America and Court Radio. The firm is recognized as one of the top plaintiffs’ litigation firms in the country and achieved significant reforms on behalf of our clients. For example, The National Law Journal has named the firm, for nine consecutive years, as one of the top plaintiffs’ litigation firms in the country – an achievement that only two other law firms have matched. The Firm has also received the respected legal guide Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ratings for legal ability (A) and ethical standards (V).