U.S. LawShield

Year to Date U.S. LawShield Florida Statistics and Cases handled by The Firearm Firm

The Firearm Firm in Action for U.S. LawShield members:

Each month we will report on our activities helping Florida’s freedom loving, second amendment supporting citizens who are members of U.S. LawShield.  In this first report, we will cover all of 2022 through the end of April.

The Coverage is Real

For those of you who find it hard to believe that U.S. LawShield covers 100% of the legal fees of their members, this should help you see that their coverage is real.  All of the case examples below are members of U.S. LawShield that our law firm was hired by and paid by U.S. LawShield to help. 

We are an Independent Law Firm

We are not U.S. LawShield, we are an independent law firm hired by U.S. LawShield legal expense insurance company to help their members with self-defense and second amendment issues.

Your results may vary

Although the below results are 100% real, each case is different, and your results may vary.  Case outcomes are dependent on the facts of each case and these results may not be the result in your matter.

April 2022 Statistics:

Florida calls to U.S. LawShield’s 24/7 Attorney Answered Emergency Hotline*: 185

Emergency Self-Defense Calls Answered^: 19

2nd Amendment and Self-Defense questions answered**: 184

Cases Closed:

In Re: A Minor – CHARGES DISMISSED – A U.S. LawShield member with minor child coverage reported that her child was arrested for allegedly battering a teacher.  At the end of this case, all charges against the minor have been dropped.

March 2022 Statistics:

Florida calls to U.S. LawShield’s 24/7 Attorney Answered Emergency Hotline*: 153

Emergency Self-Defense Calls Answered^: 19

2nd Amendment and Self-Defense questions answered**: 194

Cases Closed:

B.A. – CWFL RECEIVED – A U.S. LawShield Member had his fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help him respond to a notice of suspension.  This month he received his CWFL.

D.P. – RPO DISMISSED – A U.S. LawShield Member has his fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help him respond to an RPO.  The RPO was dismissed.

February 2022 Statistics:

Florida calls to U.S. LawShield’s 24/7 Attorney Answered Emergency Hotline*: 130

Emergency Self-Defense Calls Answered^: 18

2nd Amendment and Self-Defense questions answered**: 170

Cases Closed:

V.D. – CHARGES TO BE DROPPED – U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after being charged with discharging a firearm in public.  Agreed to 12 months of no contact with alleged victim, after which time charges will be dropped.

W.W. – CWFL RECEIVED – A U.S. LawShield Member had his fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help him respond to a notice of suspension.  This month he received his CWFL.

Q.C. – CHARGES TO BE DROPPED – a U.S. LawShield member has fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield for a case in which he defended himself against another.  Although it was a self-defense case, he was charged with battery.  The state’s offer of pre-trial diversion was accepted as a sure fire way to ensure that charges would be dropped.

C.T. – NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION – U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after charges of aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon were filed in a domestic matter. We were able to keep a criminal conviction off this client’s record, although a term of probation was required.

C.R. – CHARGES DROPPED – U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after arrest for Battery.  Boyfriend was in an argument with a woman.  When member went over to see what was happening punches were thrown.  Police charged the U.S. LawShield member with battery even though she claimed it was self-defense.  Prosecutors dropped the charges the day before trial was scheduled to begin.

S.J. – CHARGES DROPPED – U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after member was charged with domestic battery.  The state dropped the charges when it became apparent that S.J. would not be entering a plea and would be fighting the allegations.

M.I. – FIREARM RETURNED – charged with a crime but charges were dropped immediately.  However, the police would not return the firearm that was confiscated during arrest. U.S. LawShield hired us to help member get his firearm back.

January 2022 Statistics:

Florida calls to U.S. LawShield’s 24/7 Attorney Answered Emergency Hotline*: 199

Emergency Self-Defense Calls Answered^: 34

2nd Amendment and Self-Defense questions answered**: 179

Cases Closed:

M.D. – CHARGES DROPPED – M.D. a doctor was facing the loss of his license to practice medicine due to a bad arrest.  U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after member was charged Carrying a Concealed Firearm without a CWFL.  M.D. did not have his CWFL in his possession at the time of the arrest.  The law allows for a $25.00 civil fine to the clerk of the court when a CWFL holder does not show his/her license while carrying a firearm.  We were able to quickly get the prosecutor to drop the charges, saving his license to practice medicine, prior to his review board hearing.

C.F. – CHARGES DROPPED – U.S. LawShield member had fees entirely covered by U.S. LawShield who hired us to help after member was charged Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.  In this matter, the member lived with his girlfriend and her adult son.  Adult son was very angry and attacked member and girlfriend.  Eventually, client was forced to draw weapon to end attack.

* Calls received on U.S. LawShield 24/7 attorney answered emergency hotline includes all calls answered by the attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A., “The Firearm Firm.” Many of these calls were not emergencies, but were accidentally made to the emergency line instead of U.S. LawShield’s business office. Our attorneys answer this line ever hour of ever day, all year long. Please ensure you are calling the correct number. We will not answer non-emergency questions on this line as it must be kept clear for those with emergencies.

^Emergency Self-Defense calls answered means the number of calls to U.S. LawShield’s 24/7 attorney answered emergency hotline for Florida, answered by the attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A., “The Firearm Firm.” This number indicates callers who had and were in the middle of emergency situations in which they needed the advice of an attorney immediately.

**2nd Amendment and Self-Defense questions answered indicates a member benefit of U.S. LawShield. U.S. LawShield members are able to call their business office and ask legal questions which are sent to the attorney in the state which the question involves. The attorney then returns the call with an answer within 48 hours. The number indicated after this indicates the number of questions answered by the attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A., “The Firearm Firm,” for members of U.S. LawShield.

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