P.I. Cases Require Attorney Negotiating Skills
and the Respect of Adjusters.
Having experience in Personal Injury law is vital; so is the nature of that experience.
Beyond knowing the issues of liability, the statutes of limitation, and what is essential in assessing and investigating a claim, the attorney needs to be a skilled negotiator. Some 95% of cases are settled without trial.
Make sure that your lawyer is prepared to take the case before a jury if talks fail.
Some attorneys are good at one-on-one dialogue. Others are strong on their feet in the courtroom. You may want to look at someone who is both a mediator and a trial lawyer.
He has served as an arbitrator and mediator in countless cases both public and private. His negotiating skills are reinforced by a degree and graduate study in economics. He has taken over 100 civil and criminal cases before juries. View Sam's Avvo profile and rating.
Our Special Bond With the Korean Community
Our friend and Bar colleague Richard Pafundi, a distinguished Honolulu attorney for decades, passed away in 2014. We are honored that his engaging and multi-lingual widow, Miyoung Kim Pafundi, has agreed to help us address periodic communications matters with our Korean speaking Personal Injury clients, as she aided Rich.