When hurt during an accident; whether it be a trip/slip and fall, automobile accident, pedestrian or cyclist accident, medical malpractice or other types of personal injury claims; it’s always most beneficial to seek legal support from a personal injury law firm.
But, for many families, there’s hesitation, as they think it will be too much of a hassle, too expensive, or they don’t want to come off as litigious. These excuses, simply put, are unfounded.
A personal injury law firm has vast resources at its disposal with which to construct a solid case on your behalf. The benefits of personal injury lawyers are countless.
Although we’ve discussed the myriad advantages of hiring a personal injury lawyer, it’s still of utmost importance that you do your research and discover which personal injury law firm is right for you!
Below are 5 very useful tips when searching for the perfect firm.
Seems rather obvious, right? But personal injury law can be very complex. If you seek the aid of a personal injury lawyer, make sure that she or he is an expert, and one who has experience representing and winning cases similar to yours.
You’ll want to do your research, and compile a list prospective firms, and then do some initial screening of that list until you can reduce it down to three or four potential candidates. You can utilize databases to research personal injury lawyers in your area, or, if you know someone who’s been in a similar situation, you can contact them for a referral.
Referrals are a good way to easily find the right firm for you in a fraction of the time it would take to research. You could ask friends, family, your doctor or financial advisor to recommend lawyers they know who have expertise in personal injury law.
When choosing a personal injury law firm, you’ll notice most of them will offer a free consultation. Ensure that when meeting your lawyer to compile a list of questions to be answered and concerns to be reconciled regarding your claim and your rights. Here are six steps that will help you choose a great lawyer.
It’s also a great opportunity to meet your lawyer and develop that essential trust that is so crucial in these types of cases.
Just like any relationship, your personal injury lawyer should be someone who understands you, and is someone whom you can trust. Your lawyer should listen to you, respect you, and take into account the inherent gravity of your situation, all the while seeing your case with crystal clear precision.
Your lawyer should act as an advocate on your behalf. And she or he should put your representation and your rights at the forefront, superseding that of the insurance company’s.
One very important question you should ask in your initial free consultation is with regard to their fee structure, and whether she or he will bill only if you win your claim.
Depending on your financial situation, it may be critical for you to find a lawyer who will work for you without requiring money up front, and pay only if you win your personal injury case.
To break it down, let’s take a look at an infographic created by Lera Blog which displays the procedure of making a personal injury claim:
There is no risk in consulting a personal injury lawyer. When trauma occurs due to an accident, priorities change rapidly. It’s difficult to know exactly what to do, or where to turn. If you have legal questions that need answering, don’t hesitate to contact a knowledgeable, compassionate and trustworthy law firm. Every injury victim deserves to know their legal rights.
At Conte & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers, we know the hardship you’re going through, and we will fight to get you the settlement you deserve. Conte & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers specializes in helping people with serious orthopaedic, brain or spinal cord injuries.
We work in conjunction with the best medical experts in Ontario including neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, psychologists, case managers and occupational therapists. We ensure that your condition is properly and fully assessed.
Based in Vaughan, Conte & Associates works with clients in Vaughan and in the surrounding cities of: Thornhill, Woodbridge, Concord, Kleinberg, Maple and Richmond Hill.
Contact Conte & Associates at 1-877-614-0008 for all your legal needs.