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If you’re asking whether or not you need an attorney, the answer is likely—yes.  Your initial consultation with the attorneys at Johnston Martineau is free. You pay nothing to discuss your matter with Des Moines’ premier personal injury law firm.  This is an enormous value and also helps to set us apart from our competition. WE believe strongly in expanding access to justice to people that otherwise wouldn’t have the option.  Our mission is to provide high quality legal services to the entire community, not just people who can afford a consultation fee. Therefore, you have nothing to lose by calling the law office of Johnston Martineau.

What could happen if you don’t call an attorney?  If you are injured due to the negligence of another party, you are very likely able to recover significant damages.  But, that recovery doesn’t just happen—you have to hire an attorney to obtain that money. More importantly, if you want to increase your chances of recovering the largest settlement possible, .  Yes, you need an attorney, if you’re not sure if you need an attorney—call Johnston Martineau at 515-635-5423 or email us your question to biren@jmlegal.com.  We are here 24 hours a day to answer your questions about your injury.

Why do you need an attorney?  People are regularly injured by negligent parties.  That negligence may have injured you and required you to see a doctor and get expensive medical treatment.  Those treatments cost you, your provider, and your insurance company an enormous sum of money. Don’t forget, you also likely missed work and had the expense of driving a far distance to a hospital.  All of that cost tens of thousands of dollars potentially! The at-fault party should reimburse you for all of those out of pocket expenses and for your pain and suffering.

That recovery against the at-fault party doesn’t mean that you have to file a lawsuit.  On the contrary, we utilize our established system of professional relationships we’ve established with the top insurance companies to get you the money you deserve.  So, if the thought of working with an attorney makes you think that we have to sue someone—that’s not the case at all! We work hard to keep your matter out of litigation because filing a lawsuit unnecessarily prolongs the process and increases your costs.  Increased costs mean a smaller recovery for you. Of course, if after using our tried and true method to maximize your recovery, we are unable to achieve a just settlement, we will pursue filing a lawsuit on your behalf.

Make an appointment with one of our Ivy-League educated attorneys to evaluate your matter to see what your options for recovery are.  Let us go through the muck and the mire of insurance police reports to understand how we can best achieve your goals. Remember, we don’t get paid unless you recovery money, therefore, we will work hard to get you what you deserve!  That’s our promise: free consultation and the best legal team in the Midwest. There is no retainer fee or charge at the onset of your matter. All costs and fees are agreed upon between both the attorney and client ahead of time and then paid after services have been rendered.

Frequently we have clients that come in and say, “we don’t want to sue,” or “we don’t want to make a big deal out of what happened.”  That is understandable, especially here in the state of Iowa. In this state, we value civility, community, and neighborly decorum. Without much experience with working with attorneys, one might think that attorneys will harm your personal relationships with your neighbors and other members of the community.  That may be true when working with other attorneys. WE find just the opposite experience to be true for our clients. In fact, clients find that working with the attorneys at Johnston Martineau to be an experience founded in compassion and concern for the well-being of the clients needs. Other law firms focus on the facts and the paperwork—we focus on the individual and their needs and goals.

We have found that over the years, clients will return to us with other legal matters because of that positive experience they had with us. We often find ourselves emailing and calling clients just to check on them at the hospital and to see if they need anything. In the past, we helped arrange for services to shovel sidewalks for our elderly clients; engage in tutoring services for their children; and even help them sign-up for Medicaid and Medicare.  The attorneys at Johnston Martineau care about you—the entire client. You are more than your injury: you are a human being with a history, a story, and hopes for the future. Meet with us and let us know how we can help you achieve those goals and dreams.

Why let a motor vehicle accident or bad medication, or a broken sidewalk keep you from getting to your goals of joy and career advancement.  We are here to help you define your life by more than the bad things that have happened to you. The attorneys at Johnston Martineau will help you maximize your recovery in the form of a formalized settlement without ever having to file a lawsuit.  Therefore, you get to keep your strong bonds within the community and move on from the sadness and worry of medical and financial difficulties resulting from an injury.

Call the attorneys of Johnston Martineau because they know personal injury law.  The attorneys are experts of motor vehicle accident recovery, slip and fall compensation, dog bites, and many other common injuries.  We will work hard to make sure you recover the best recovery for you. Remember, when it comes to personal injury—WE are Des Moines Injury Law!