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If a Personal Injury Lawyer in St John’s and client were unable to see eye-to-eye on a certain issue, then the 2 of them should do their best to come up with some type of compromise. Still, if the members of that client-lawyer team were to discover that their disagreements could dampen chances for winning the case, then the client might decide to terminate that relationship.

Logical reasons for the termination of such a relationship

The client has lost confidence in the attorney’s ability to handle his or her case.The attorney and client have failed to reach an agreement, concerning the fee and the coverage of the additional costs.

Some issue related to the client’s case might create tension between the members of the lawyer-client team. For instance, maybe the adjuster has alleged that the claimant/client should have done more to prevent the severity of the claimed injury. If the attorney had accepted that allegation, without a fight, then that fact might become grounds for a termination.

If an attorney’s comments and actions were to suggest that he or she had failed to pay adequate attention to the client’s case, then that fact could join others on a list of good reasons for terminating the relationship.

Financial aspect of such a termination

The attorney would have done some work for the dissatisfied client. It would be the client’s obligation to pay that member of the legal community for his or her past services.

The separation of attorney and client/claimant could take place before the filing of a personal injury claim.

Maybe the 2 of them worked together on a previous case. Yet there might be some aspect of a new case that has triggered the old client’s desire to hire a different legal representative.

Obviously, the first of the 2 lawyers would have a reason for being annoyed by that action. Still, depending on how much effort the former team members were to put into creating a revived “team,” that former relationship might be renewed.

If the client’s experience were to demonstrate his or her failed reasoning, then that fact might be shared with the former partner/team member. By making the proper approach, clients do have the ability to renew their partnership with a member of the legal community.

Good lawyers should be able to display and act on real feelings of empathy. Hence, good lawyers should not reject a former partner/client, just because he or she had failed to recognize the consequences of the decision previously made, about whom to use as a legal representative. After all, a client’s knowledge of the law does not equal that of any lawyer’s knowledge. That simple fact forms the basis of most client-lawyer relationships.