As we have seen in recent months, the way we work, shop, dine out, and communicate has quickly transformed our daily lives under the precautions we take against COVID-19. You may be concerned about how recent developments will affect your case as the situation continues to unfold. Rest assured that Williams Hart is working hard to help every one of our clients pursue justice.
Keeping in touch with your attorney is more important than ever in order to resolve your claim as quickly as possible during these uncertain times. Reliable, accurate, and consistent communication is imperative in order to maximize the compensation you deserve in a timely manner. Below are a few suggestions to help you stay connected.
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Choosing the right attorney to represent your personal injury claim is essential to securing not only the justice you deserve, but financial compensation for your losses. It’s important to put your trust into a legal representative with experience in representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases.
What to Look for in Your Legal Representative
A Proven Record of Winning. When you look for an attorney, the first thing you should see is a history of winning results. An attorney’s work should speak for itself. At the end of the day you want an attorney that knows how to do their job, namely, winning cases.
Financial Compensation. Securing adequate financial compensation requires a competent lawyer. You need to find an attorney who is experienced in setting the cost of damages and liability at a reasonable rate. Many people underestimate the amount of money they are owed while other attorneys might promise more than they can deliver. Look for an attorney who has won similar amounts for other clients and who is educated how much money cases like yours have won.
The litigation process of a personal injury claim is a lengthy and complex one, and most people do not have experience with such legal proceedings. Understandably, you and your family are anxious to pursue the justice you deserve. While the majority of personal injury claims end in a settlement before it can go to trial, it is important to familiarize yourself with what to expect--from your first meeting with an attorney to the conclusion of a trial.
Meeting with a Personal Injury Attorney.
The first step after receiving medical treatment for your injury is to meet with an experienced personal injury attorney for a professional consultation as to whether you have a valid claim. Most personal injury lawyers do not charge a consultation fee, so beware of those who do. It’s important that you bring any supporting documents for your case, including medical records, police reports, photos, and notes you’ve taken. Be prepared to answer many questions, as your attorney will need to get a full understanding of your case.
So you’ve been injured due to the negligence of another party, and you’ve decided to file a personal injury claim.
Good work! You have taken action and made the first step towards receiving justice. You’re a responsible, hardworking individual and you aren’t backing down from those who must answer for your losses. You’re ready to armor-up! It’s now time to put your trust into the hands of the right attorney to fight for you.
This guide will walk you through the process of a personal injury lawsuit, including how to choose the right attorney, types of personal injury cases, frequently asked questions, a timeline of the process, and a checklist to help prepare you for the journey ahead.