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…it’s helpful to know how they will interpret everything, because it helps me think about how to frame it more favorably and also advise the clients on what the insurance perspective will be and what we’re going to be up against.

I think we’ll move away from, you know, giant offices for partners or giant offices for upper level management and the corporate structure and kind of go to a more, a smaller office space with the opportunity to use conference rooms or things like that.

We have to keep our relationships by understanding where legislators are coming from with the bill while actively, thoughtfully and rationally talking through the impacts of the bill and why we have different opinion than the sponsors.

So, this is just one of those situations where trial lawyers are going to have to do what they do best: be creative, be flexible, be willing to try new things.

But the reality is, is we’re all still probably at level two in crash avoidance technologies and that the only autonomous vehicles that are on the road are vehicles that are being tested.

So, depending upon how committed you are to it, I will say that the better the team, the better the organization and the growth really comes from, the team gets better and then the organization grows versus, you know, the organization grows and then the team gets better.

I’m talking about a simple stay at a hotel or the use of Verizon or something involving your utility bill, something where numbers are involved in and at the end of the day, there will be amounts taken out or bogus interest rates put on that you have not authorized and are illegal and they cost you and your clients lots of money.

I thought, well, there is a model for direct examination with clients who have been really significantly injured that you could actually do a whole direct examination on what the client is now able to do.

…but I guess what I’m trying to do is just start or maybe adjoin if I’m not aware of one that already exists, a dialogue in our profession, that it’s something that we should be moving to.

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