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August 31, 2016

What Can I Do If I Think My Lawyer Is Charging Too Much?

The Law Society thought I would be a good person to decide the reasonableness of lawyer’s bills, and the Chief Justice agreed and appointed me. When a client disputes the amount of a legal fee, he or she can have the bill “taxed” or assessed, by a court officer known as […]
August 31, 2016

Finding A Great Lawyer: Factors To Look For

Many injured consumers are at a loss to know how to go about finding a Newfoundland and Labrador injury lawyer who is right for their case, and frustrated by the information available to help them in this quest. A serious injury by medical negligence, for example, can have lifelong consequences. Choosing the right […]
August 31, 2016

Should You Hire A Newfoundland Personal Injury Lawyer Because He Has A Q.C.?

Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) is a royal patent designation with a long and distinguished tradition in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Sir Francis Bacon was appointed the first counsel to the Queen during the reign of Elizabeth I in 1597. But what does it mean today? Over time, the practice […]