Do I Have an Open and Shut Personal Injury and Accident Case?

by Aaron Gartlan

June 26, 2013 | Auto Accidents

Personal injury and accident lawyers often hear, “Do I have an open and shut case?” or “I have an open and shut case.” In the realm of personal injury, accident, and wrongful death cases, there is really no such thing as an open and shut case. The civil justice system is full of legal and procedural requirements that have to be met, and there are defenses that, often times, have to be overcome. So in reality, if you have a case where you have significant injury and damages, then it is not an open and shut case. Therefore, it is vital to retain the services of an experienced personal injury and accident law firm, as soon as possible, after an accident and injury.


Aaron Gartlan is a graduate of Troy University and the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law who focuses his practice exclusively on representing those injured by the wrongdoing of others. He is member of the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition to his legal practice, Aaron teaches Business Law as an adjunct instructor at Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business and serves as a field artillery sergeant in the Alabama National Guard.

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