Originally Posted by cincinnati chili
Pardon me for being naive (I'm a lawyer), but isn't the behavior by the lawyers - peppering you with phone calls the day after the accident - illegal? I actually don't know the rule in Colorado where I practice, but in Massachusetts where I went to law school, you'll get in trouble with the bar if you make a direct solicitation to an injured victim unless you're offering yourself pro bono.
I don't think it's illegal but it may be an ethics violation. I'm not up on the rules with regard to phone calls, but a wise professor once told me that, when it comes to ethics, as your head, your heart, and your gut. If it feels wrong, it probably is. Phone calls feel wrong to me. Unfortunately, there are some attorneys who will ratiinalize their conduct in their head and skip the part about listening to their heart and their gut.