How to Choose the Best Jacksonville Car Accident Attorney
Welcome to the Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. website.
If you have landed on this page or are reading this page, you probably are searching around for a personal injury attorney to represent you, a family member, or friend for a car accident case.
In doing your research, you probably have the option of reading through a number of websites.
You also have the option of selecting an attorney based on a TV commercial, billboard, or radio ad.
In the span of 10 to 30 seconds, you really do not get to know much about the law firm or lawyer except for a name, number, and catchphrase.
Finding The Best Car Accident Attorney For Your Case
As part of your research, some names, numbers, and catchphrases may be more memorable than others; however, the selection of an attorney based on these three basic factors would not be such a diligent way to select an attorney.
If you do just a brief amount of research, reading, or homework, you will be able to find an attorney who is best suited to handle the case and who is best suited to be your attorney.
These are two different factors or considerations that should be repeated:
Who is best suited to handle the personal injury / car accident case?
Who is best suited to be your personal injury / car accident attorney?
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., we have one simple mission for our clients which is as follows: We strive to be On Your Side – At Your Side.
Yes, like many other personal injury firms out there, we have a catchphrase. We stand by our catchphrase every day.
For Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., our attorneys are there when it is convenient for you. We are not a Monday through Friday – 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. law firm. We are a 7 days a week / 365 days a year law firm.
Every single client gets the personal mobile number for the assigned personal injury attorney attorney.
Call, e-mail, or text and boom you will have your attorney there for you when it is convenient for you to answer your questions and push your case to its rightful conclusion.
Beyond access, here is what you get when you hire Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. to handle your personal injury / automobile accident case.
Experience / Longevity
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., we take pride in our longevity and presence in the North Florida community. The personal injury law firm of Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. has been serving the residents and visitors to North Florida since 1957.
That’s right, the law firm has been in Jacksonville with a full staff of attorneys and support personnel since 1957. Back then, Dwight Eisenhower was the President of the United States.
Back in 1957, the average house costs $10,000 and the average annual income was under $5,000.
While times have changed a bit, the law firm is still going strong.
We currently have 3 attorneys, 7 support staff members, and a full time independent legal nurse consultant who works with our personal injury clients. Our office is just three blocks from the Duval County Courthouse which is an easy walk on any day.
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., a named partner will be the main attorney on your personal injury case.
Michael Atter, a lifelong Jacksonville resident and Florida State University graduate, has over 40 years of experience in handling personal injury and automobile accident cases.
David Wolf, a lifelong Florida resident and University of Florida graduate, has over 30 years of experience.
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., you get both the attention and experience that you deserve to handle your personal injury / automobile accident case.
Small Firm vs a Large Firm
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., you get a small firm with the resources to get the job done.
We do not handle class action cases and do not represent insurance companies, banks, or corporations.
If a person is interested in a law firm to be the lead attorney for a class action suit, a bank, an insurance company, or a corporation, we would not be the right choice at all.
However, if a person is seeking an attorney to represent a person, individual, or family member, Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. is well suited to get the job done and get it done well.
That’s right, the attorneys at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. will be On Your Side – At Your Side. One aspect of being a small firm is our ability to customize our services to each case / each client.
Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. does not employ a room or building full of call center employees. The support staff members who answer the phones at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. are also the ones working on your case.
Furthermore, we train our support staff members so that each support staff member understands the process of pursuing a personal injury case or claim.
If you want to work with a firm that heavily uses call center personnel, voice mail messaging, and dozens of people working on one case, Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. would not be the right choice for you.
However, if you want a law firm that knows both the case and the client as a person, then Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. will be the right choice for you.
Practical Advice / Individual Attention
At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., we take the position that each person / case is unique.
While we have a full case management system that assigns a number to a case, we never use that internal number when dealing with clients, insurance companies, and medical providers.
We track and monitor cases by the person’s name.
Furthermore, we customize our approach for handling the case based on a number of factors including but not limited to the extent of the injuries, medical providers involved, and the amount of available insurance coverage.
In addition, we understand that the person who ultimately makes the final decision on the settlement or trial of the case is the client.
Yes, each partner at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. has over 30 years of experience.
Nevertheless, we know that the ultimate decision maker is the client no matter the client’s age, economic status, education, or work position. We value each of our clients.
We provide the guidance, information, and respect to each client so that the client can make an informed decision on a case.
In other words, as a small personal injury law firm, we understand that we work for the client and not the other way around.
Free Consultation / No Pressure
At Wood Atter & Wolf, P.A., you can contact us right now to set up a Free Consultation. In most instances, we can provide you a Free Consultation on the spot.
Certainly, we can provide a consultation on most every case the same day as the call or contact. Through the consultation, you will get to provide an experienced attorney an overview of the situation.
Then, you will get guidance, direction, and advice as to the strengths and weaknesses of the case as well as recommended courses of action.
If the case is a good fit for our law firm, we will gladly represent you on the personal injury / automobile accident case. If not, we may be able to recommend another firm that is a better fit for the case.
Certainly, we will do our best to advise you and guide you on the matter.
Thank you for visiting the Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. website. Since 1957, we have been On Your Side – At Your Side. We certainly hope to be able to help you.
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I can’t even begin to say how helpful David Wolf was with my car accident. He guided me and ensured me that he was here to help in any way he can. In such a stressful time he made me feel better and I can’t thank him enough. You can’t go wrong with hiring David Wolf!