Attorney Martin Futrell approaches each truck or car wreck case as if it’s the only case he’s ever going to try. As a lawyer with Witherite Law Group, he says, “Every client has their own story and each story deserves its own time.”
Futrell has spent 20 years representing injured people and fighting for the justice they deserve.
“My role is to bring out the client story, the truth of their story and the injustice that was done to them, he says. “Every human being knows when an injustice has been done to them and it lingers. There’s nothing more lasting than injustice, until it’s corrected.”
Futrell assures clients that Witherite Law Group will be committed to their case and helping them through the hard times. He wants clients to know that when their case is finished, the firm did everything possible to secure the best outcome. Futrell pledges that Witherite Law Group clients are not forced into taking a low-ball settlement offer. While some firms avoid courtrooms at all costs, Witherite Law Group is ready and willing to take cases to trial.
“The only way that you achieve the highest value for a client is to show the insurance companies that you’re willing to take the case to a jury and let them decide,” says Futrell. “Not only that you’re willing to do it but that you’re capable of doing it, and doing it well,” he adds.
Futrell remembers one trial in particular where his client was able to explain to a jury how a reckless driver had forever changed her life, leaving her in constant pain. He recalls the relief she felt as she told her story and the jury awarded her a judgment far above what the insurance company had offered.
“To be able to allow that client to tell her story and to have her story validated by those 12 jurors. It was one of the most powerful things you can ask for as a lawyer.”
For Futrell and Witherite Law Group, the client is at the center of everything they do.
“When you hear a client talk about how a wreck has fundamentally changed them and not just for a day, or a week or a month, but has changed them perhaps for the rest of their days. It’s heart wrenching,” he says. “We let them know that what they’ve gone through is worth fighting for and that we will fight for them.”