Pursuing a claim for personal injuries caused by a car accident can be complicated. Choosing the right car accident lawyer will not only save you time but it will eliminate unnecessary frustration. In addition, an experienced car accident lawyer can get you a fair settlement.
Hiring the right car accident lawyer is not an easy job. Here are some factors you should consider while choosing the right car accident lawyer.
Recommendations are a great way to find reliable car accident lawyers. Getting a recommendation can also help you narrow down your list of choices. Ask your friends and family if they have worked with a car accident lawyer and how was their experience with that lawyer.
It is always a good idea to do research about your potential lawyer. You can visit the lawyer’s website. Check if they handle car accident cases. Check out their list of verdicts and settlements. Although this doesn’t promise that you will get the type of results they have had in the past, you can at least know that your potential lawyer has a proven track record of results. Look at the credentials of the lawyer and see their ratings and other recognitions.
Once you have made a list of car accident lawyers that you think might be good to work with, schedule appointments with them. Talk to them about your case. Here are some questions you can ask when you meet the lawyer:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many personal injury claims have you settled successfully?
- What percentage of your practice involves car accident cases?
- How will I be kept informed of the status and progress of my case?
- Will you personally handle my case, or will you pass it to an assistant?
- What will be the payment method?
Choose a lawyer who has experience in handling car accident cases. They will know the ins and outs of the law and the norms for negotiating and settling car accident cases.
Choose an attorney you can rely on
Trust factor plays a very important role in a lawyer and client relation. It is imperative that you hire a car accident lawyer you can trust and who you know will do everything in your favor.
At Marvin A. Cooper P.C., our car accident lawyers are committed to treating every client as family with dignity, class, and respect while obtaining the maximum compensation for each case. If you or your loved one has been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, call 914-357-8911/ 718-619-4215 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.