You should be aware that the insurance companies who defend personal injury and accident cases know who the attorneys are in your area and which ones actually go into court to try cases and who do not. The insurance companies use that information to evaluate their risk. One of the first questions some insurance adjusters will ask when a serious claim comes in is: who is representing the plaintiff? I’ve had insurance claims adjusters make jokes of some of the attorneys who claim to be tough in their TV commercials, yet never take a case to court. Be very, very wary of hiring a lawyer who advertises on TV.
Federal safety regulators recalled a line of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” charm bracelets, because of cadmium content. The bracelets were sold at dollar-type stores from 2006 to March 2009. The agency said parents should immediately take the bracelets from kids.