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Ward and Smith’s Personal Injury Team is comprised of attorneys whom other lawyers know and trust, and we understand that your client’s well-being is your top priority. That’s why we’re committed to providing the highest level of legal representation possible and working tirelessly on your client’s behalf. We know that when you refer your clients to us or co-counsel with us on a case, you’re entrusting us with their care, and we take that responsibility very seriously.

If you have a personal injury case that you would like to refer to our team or work together on, we handle cases that fall into many categories, such as:

Out-of-State Attorneys

Ward and Smith welcome the opportunity to work with out-of-state attorneys. We have represented many clients from other states and are familiar with the necessary procedures and paperwork.

We will work closely with you to ensure that the process is as smooth and seamless as possible for your clients.

Attorney Conflict of Interest

It’s a fact that attorneys cannot handle all cases that come into their firm due to a conflict of interest. Therefore, they must refer cases out. This is a common occurrence, and we frequently handle these types of referrals. We are happy to help in any way that we can.

Non-Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

Ward and Smith routinely collaborates will attorneys who do not practice personal injury or wrongful death law. We are happy to provide a free consultation to prospective clients and will work with you to determine the best way to proceed.

Co-Counsel Relationships

We regularly work with other lawyers to jointly represent their clients, in order to provide those clients with the best possible representation. Often combining another lawyers’ skills with our experience and the resources of a large, statewide firm allows us to obtain the best possible results for a client. 

What to Expect When You Refer a Client to Ward and Smith

Referring a client to Ward and Smith is easy, and you can expect the following from us:

Prompt communication

We will keep you updated on the status of your referral, and we will promptly return your calls and emails.

Compassionate representation

We understand that this is a difficult time for your clients, and we will treat them with compassion and respect.

Tough advocacy

We are not afraid to stand up to insurance companies and opposing counsel, and we will fight hard to get your clients the compensation they deserve.

If you would like to refer a client to our Personal Injury Team or consider a co-counsel relationship, please contact us online or call us at 1-800-988-1102.

From Our Peers

In my experience, Ward and Smith is the best conceived, organized and managed law firm in North Carolina. They attract the very best young lawyers and they are diligent in working with and mentoring those young lawyers to help them develop into the best lawyers in the legal market place. As a firm, their professional ability and ethical standards are without equal.
J. Harold Seagle
Best group of high quality lawyers I work with on referral cases. I would put Lynwood Evans up as one of the top 5 lawyers in the state.
Joseph Tunstall
O'Malley Tunstall, LLP

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