Frequently Asked Questions
Generally speaking, so long as you or the defendants were in the United States at the time of the incident, you are entitled to bring a lawsuit in the courts of the United States. Even if you are an undocumented alien, you are protected by the laws of the United States and can bring a lawsuit here.
Generally speaking, for Ressler & Ressler to handle a personal injury or medical malpractice case our clients must have suffered a serious injury that has a significant and permanent impact on their lives. This, of course, covers a broad range of serious injuries and wrongful death. If you feel that you or a member of your family has suffered this type of injury, please contact us for a free consultation.
Many of our clients can't afford a lawyer. Ressler & Ressler works on a contingent fee basis which means that our fees come out of any recovery we get for our client in settlement or after a trial. If there is no recovery, we bear the risk unless and until there is a recovery, our clients do not pay us any legal fees.
Often a client comes to us as the victim of consumer fraud and is only one of many persons victimized by the fraudulent practice. Ressler & Ressler can, in appropriate cases, bring a class action lawsuit on behalf of the individual client and others similarly situated. Once again, Ressler & Ressler works on a contingent fee basis, which means that our fees come out of any recovery. If there is no recovery, we bear the risk and our clients do not pay us any legal fees.
You still may have a case. Many lawyers do not want to take on a complicated or difficult case. Ressler & Ressler has accepted, and won, many complex cases that were originally turned down by other law firms. Don't be discouraged just because another lawyer was unwilling to help you.
No - Workman's Compensation laws generally limit your right to sue your employer directly for injuries suffered on the job, but you can still sue others who may also be responsible such as the manufacturer of faulty equipment, the owner of the worksite or some other legal entity at the scene.