THE PÉREZ LAW FIRM
Michael Pérez Appointed to Serve on the State Bar of Georgia’s Professionalism CommitteeThe newly elected President of the State Bar of Georgia, Sally Akins, recently appointed Pérez Law Firm founder, Michael E. Pérez, to the State Bar of Georgia’s Professionalism...
For many years leading up to the COVID pandemic, traffic fatalities had decreased, and the roads were becoming safer. But since the pandemic, there has been an upward trend in the number of wrecks and roadway fatalities.
For many years, there have been efforts to pass legislation that would end forced arbitration and make sure that people keep their right to a trial by jury. Advocates of ending forced arbitration secured a big win this week as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FAIR Act which would seek to end forced arbitration.
Have you ever applied for a credit card? As part of the process, you probably had to sign a few pages of legalese in small type. Same thing for a cell phone and many other consumer products. Often, these agreements or contracts have arbitration clauses in them.
One of my jobs is talking to people who think they might have a potential case. Sometimes, these people are “lawyer shopping.” While some lawyers may look down on a client they know has spoken to 3 or 4 other lawyers, I encourage potential clients to do this.
The Pérez Law Firm is pleased to announce that for the 5th year in a row, attorney Michael E. Pérez was named to the prestigious Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers uses a rigorous selection process to help consumers find reputable lawyers for legal services. Their process begins by nominations received from other attorneys. Each nominee is then subjected to third-party research in 12 categories.
One of the questions we are often asked by potential clients is, “Do I have a good case?” Well, there is a lot that goes into answering that question, but at a minimum, we must have evidence to prove each of the four elements of a personal injury claim: (1) duty, (2) breach of the duty, (3) causation, and (4) damages. If your case does not have all four of these elements, it will not be successful.