Attorney O’Leary will walk you through each step of the legal process so you know what’s happening with your case.
We are very sensitive to the human pain and suffering in a case and try to take as much of the burden off our client’s to allow them to focus on their medical rehabilitation or in the case of wrongful death, their own individual grieving process. The use of physicians, therapists and counselors is discussed early on to make sure clients have been fully diagnosed and are obtaining all of the appropriate treatment for their unique situation. Although you may be suffering from a severe injury or grieving over the loss of a loved one and the last thing on your mind may be meeting with an attorney, it is important to seek legal counsel if you have any doubt or question in your mind over your exact rights to recover money damages from the at fault negligent party. We are here to help guide you through that process and answer any questions or issues you may have about your legal rights.
Formation of Attorney Client Relationship
Offer of Settlement/Demand Phase
Our firms uses Lexis Advance from Lexis-Nexis as our online legal database that gives us access to all the Florida Statutes, Florida Statutes Annotated, all of Florida Case Law, all of Florida’s rules and regulations, as well as all of the law reviews and treatises that are available to address complicated legal issues and proof of facts. Ultimately, the purpose of litigation is to prepare a case for trial.
Trial by Jury
The purpose of a jury trial is to educate the jury on the facts and give them the evidence needed to find what the facts are and render a verdict answering the specific questions, or issues, of the case. A judge will instruct the jury on what the law is that they should apply to the case when deliberating and rendering a verdict. Upon the return of a jury verdict, the judge will ultimately enter final judgment on the case.