Legal Question in Legal Ethics in California

surgen recomending attorney ethical or not,? my surgon and my attorney are neghbors should thy recomend each other to pashents or cliants?

Asked on 9/24/12, 4:51 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

As long as there is no compensation from the lawyer to the non-lawyer, it is not only ethical, it is extremely common. Most professionals depend heavily on word of mouth in obtaining clients/patients.

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Answered on 9/25/12, 6:16 pm

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

I agree with Mr. McCormick. It would only be unethical if the surgeon was receiving compensation from the attorney for referring clients.

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Answered on 9/26/12, 9:37 am

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