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Why Plaintiffs Law

A plaintiff’s attorney is one who brings a lawsuit on behalf of an injured party. The injured party in the case is known as the plaintiff and the party who has caused the injury is known as the defendant.  Examples of cases where a plaintiff’s attorney files suit are: Pharmaceutical injury (like Actos, Avandia, Chantix, and Meridia), work injury, offshore injury, maritime accidents, construction being poorly done, and cases of fraud affecting businesses or consumers. J. Archer Law also brings suit in contracts cases and other torts. Continue reading…

Settlement or Trial

Mr. Archer is a trial attorney. That does not mean that every case must be tried; many cases can and are settled without the need to go to trial. There is a difference in philosophy between J. Archer Law and firms that are more or less settlement firms. Sometimes a firm becomes a settlement firm because they do not have the resources, financially or otherwise, to go to trial. Despite what is seen on television, some attorneys really prefer not to go to trial. Continue reading…