- October 28 2016
- | Personal Injury
Many personal injury attorneys like myself prefer not to represent more than one injured person in a single accident because you can get yourself into conflict of interest issues. It’s best for the individuals to have separate counsel so that they know that their individual rights are being represented to the
There are instances where it is possible to represent multiple injured passengers in a single car accident. It is a very fact-specific situation and usually the parties are best served with their own
As an example, if a passenger in a car was injured through the negligence of the driver of that car, a lawyer shouldn’t represent the driver and the injured passenger at the same time. If you did represent both parties, then, you’d be advocating against one of your other clients, and that’s something you can’t do, ethically.