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The Art of the Personal Statement

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Attorneys like to tell stories. They may be of an employee, injured by a piece of machinery or of a patron who fell on the sidewalk outside an office building. The protagonist and themes differ, but the story gets easier to tell as the story evolves through investigation and discovery.  Generally speaking,  the facts uncovered make for exciting storylines: a cheating husband looking for a payday in a consortium claim; a politician suing a family-owned business which happens to be owned by one of his constituents; a motorist simply wanting an apology from a fellow motorist who ran a red light but sued instead. Who hasn’t been amused or upset or saddened by any number of the stories that you’ve come across as a civil litigation attorney? More »

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