Someone caused you injury.
You have mounting medical bills. Insurance companies are calling you.
You cannot work because you are injured.
Should you call an attorney? Yes, call YD.
Dennis or Eleana will have an initial phone conference with you to determine
whether you need legal representation.
You will meet with an attorney and be asked to sign a contingency fee agreement.
This means that you do not owe any money for the attorney's time to work on your
case until there is a recovery for you.
Make sure you understand the contract. Case expenses are different than the legal
fee. In some cases, you may be responsible for the expenses in your case, such
as court costs, obtaining medical records, or expert fees.
We will do preliminary investigation of your case by reviewing relevant records,
hiring experts that will help with your case.
Our paralegal Cheryl is here to assist you, if we are unavailable. You can always
reach us by email as well.
Once you are done with your medical treatment and have reached maximum medical
improvement, we will prepare a settlement package to submit to the insurance
We will attempt to negotiate the best settlement for you. If we cannot reach an
agreement with the insurance company, we will discuss whether filing a lawsuit
is the right course of action in your case.
If we are successful in negotiating a settlement, we will distribute the
settlement funds to ensure that all of the liens in your case are paid in full.
You need to make sure you understand terms such as "liens" and "subrogation",
because your net recovery will be affected.
Trust is the most important element of an attorney client relationship. Make sure
that you trust the attorneys that you hire.
Yacobozzi Drakatos, LLC is a law firm that specializes in representing individuals and families who have been injured due to someone else’s fault. We specialize in motor vehicle collisions, motorcycle crashes, trucking accidents, wrongful death, medical negligence, nursing home negligence, birth injuries, and premise liability. We have over 30 years of combined legal experience in successfully litigating and resolving our clients’ cases. We pride ourselves in maximizing our clients’ recovery, by holding wrongdoers accountable and aggressively negotiating with insurance companies. Our goal is to help our clients live their best lives after the unfortunate hand they have been dealt.
At our firm you will always speak with an attorney – never with a case manager. Our certified paralegals are here to help us and to help you through the process. The lawyers in our firm are responsible for explaining the documents you are asked to sign. We pride ourselves in being honest and transparent. There are no hidden or excessive legal fees, no obscure terms, and no hidden costs. You must make sure that you understand the contract, your responsibilities as a client, and how your net recovery is calculated. Our attorneys and paralegals are here to help you with any questions.
We will attempt to negotiate the best settlement for you. If we cannot reach an agreement with the wrongdoer or the insurance company, we will discuss whether filing a lawsuit is the right course of action in your case.
If we are successful in negotiating a settlement, we will distribute the settlement proceeds to ensure that all of the liens in your case are paid in full. You need to make sure you understand terms such as “liens” and “subrogation”, and how those obligations affect your net recovery.
Trust is the most important element of an attorney client relationship. Make sure that you trust the attorney that you hire.