Our clients think they hired a law firm that will do battle with insurance companies to get the highest settlement possible.
Tate Law Offices represents the injured victims of car, truck and motorcycle wrecks.
“It really is a question of power,” says Tim Tate, recognized as one of the best Personal Injury Attorneys in Dallas by D Magazine.
Bidart, meanwhile, was selected as Cal ABOTA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2011 and The Best Lawyers in America 2012 Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs in Riverside.
“If an individual tries to represent himself, the insurance company is under no pressure if it denies the claim. However, if a person is represented by an attorney, the insurance company will likely offer a much larger settlement because if the case is not settled the insurance company could lose substantially more money if a lawsuit is filed. Therefore, the client is in a greater position of power.
The attorneys of Tate Law Offices find themselves up against major insurance companies like Allstate, Progressive, Farmers, and State Farm on a daily basis. “Big insurance companies are extraordinarily abusive.
But even before the federal reform law passed, insurance companies were reducing and, in some cases, eliminating commissions for smaller plans, which has put agents and brokers in the difficult position of trying to provide services for little or no compensation.
Agents typically work with specific insurance companies and help consumers choose a plan within that company’s offerings, while brokers advise clients on insurance plans offered by a broad spectrum of companies.
Tate Law Offices is able to settle a little over half of their claims without the need of a lawsuit.
States are also issuing subpoenas to insurance companies to investigate whether unclaimed property has been paid over to the states in accordance with unclaimed property laws.
Tate Law Offices does not do a mass volume of cases – rather, they only take cases where the client has suffered unjustly and ones in which they believe they can add significant value to the bottom line of the client.
As with most law firms, the majority of cases settle prior to trial.
Obtaining compensation on behalf of severely injured clients includes compensation for past and future medical care needs as well as the emotional and psychological trauma following such a tragic event.
This resulted in the recovery of almost $200 million in defense and attorney fees and costs for his client.
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