Founding Partner Aaron Hicks Is Recognized as ” AV Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell®

Founding Partner Aaron Hicks Is Recognized as ” AV Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell® September 7, 2020 – Hicks Law Firm is extremely honored to announce that founding partner Aaron Hicks has been recognized as AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell®. This renowned organization has been […]

Videotaped Depositions are the New Norm in Litigation

Videotaped Depositions are the New Norm in Litigation If you have not previously been involved in a lawsuit, you may ask yourself “what is a deposition?” A deposition is a process by which attorneys gather information for a case. The deponent (witness) being questioned may be providing information through their account of events, their testimony […]

Hicks Law Firm Founder Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

Hicks Law Firm Founder Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List August 20, 2020 — Hicks Law Firm is pleased to announce that Aaron Hicks, the firm’s founding partner, has been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Since it was first published […]

Faulty Transmission on Your 2017-19 Ford Focus or Fiesta?

Faulty Transmission on Your 2017-19 Ford Focus or Fiesta? You Could Be Entitled To Compensation Ford’s Powershift dual-clutch automatic transmission has been linked to thousands of consumer complaints, numerous lawsuits, and several recalls. Models that have this transmission include the popular Focus and Fiesta models made between 2017 and 2019. If you have experienced recurring […]

Hicks Law Firm Resumes In-Person Meetings

Hicks Law Firm Resumes In-Person Meetings Ever since Governor Newsom issued the shelter in place order for the entire state of California, Hicks Law Firm has been operating as business as usual, however all meetings have been conducted remotely via telephone or video conferencing. We are happy to announce that we are now resuming in-person […]

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CASE IN TENNESSEE

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CASE IN TENNESSEE Have you been injured as a result of another’s negligence in the State of Tennessee? If so, you need to be aware that you only have ONE YEAR to resolve your claim, or file a lawsuit. If you don’t do either of those, then you […]

Practicing without pausing during a pandemic: Adapting to change and experience with using video technology at mediation

Practicing without pausing during a pandemic: Adapting to change and experience with using video technology at mediation Article featured in CAOC’s Forum magazine – May/June 2020 edition Introduction Everyone in the entire world is currently feeling the effects from the worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. As trial lawyers, COVID-19 has also […]

Remote Working May be the New Norm in the Legal Field

Remote Working May be the New Norm in the Legal Field COVID-19 has halted normal life for most of our country, and here in California since mid-March.   However, essential businesses, such as law firms are not shut down and most are still working.  Hicks Law Firm has been operating in full force during the shutdown, […]

IS IT AN IME OR DME?

IS IT AN IME OR DME? IME is short for Independent Medical Examination and DME is short for Defense Medical Examination.  You will hear these terms used frequently in personal injury cases in California by the involved parties.  Once a plaintiff files a lawsuit, the defendant’s attorneys will often request that that plaintiff be evaluated […]

TOP THREE THINGS TO DO FOLLOWING A MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION:

TOP THREE THINGS TO DO FOLLOWING A MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION: Most people have never been involved in a motor vehicle collision in their lives.  However, when it happens, many people are in a state of shock and simply do not know what to do.  There are three absolutely crucial things that you must do immediately […]