Q: I asked a question 2 days ago and have not received an answer. Do lawyers actually respond to questions?
Yes, but it's not a priority for most, and the main reason we answer is to publicize our services and expertise so that either the inquirer or others viewing the answer will give us a call. Also, it may take up to several days for an attorney to view your inquiry and decide to answer it or not. We either get emails with inquiries for topics we select (such as Personal Injury questions in Fla.), and/or we go onto the Justia site and look for inquiries we're interested in.
Some questions are not answered at all for various reasons. Just one example is where a person presents a question looking for free advice on a matter that will not, under any circumstances, lead to that person contacting the lawyer who is answering the question in order to schedule an in-person or telephone consultation.
Your topic is personal injury. For most potential personal injury cases, you can get a free consultation.
Nicholas J. Dorsten and Jeffrey N. Berman agree with this answer
A: Yes, we lawyers try to answer questions when we can. Sometimes we cannot if you are looking for legal advice and you have retained counsel. Other times we can’t answer a question if it is not clear. Try asking your question again and good luck!
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