Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
As long as you’re alive -you’re vulnerable to accidents. When 'accidents' result from the misconduct of another, the law providers a remedy. If circumstances warrant, you may consider filing a claim to get monetary compensation for your injuries. Personal injury claims are designed to benefit anyone suffering from psychological or physical injuries due to the negligence of others. An experienced personal injury lawyer can provide needed guidance on the process, and counsel on options. A skilled lawyer will be able to take your case to trial, and prevail.
Over the years, I've been witness to the some very cogent reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer:
- Always Objective
While frustrations, anger, and confusion can affect your abilities to see facts, or, to see facts from another perspective, an attorney pays particular attention to the case and, ideally avoids making rash or ill-advised decisions based on emotion. The lack of of personal involvement allows an attorney to advise their clients accordingly and focus on winning the case.
Lawyers have professional background, training and experience in dealing with other attorneys, law enforcement , court personnel and insurance companies. You will not need to obtain and develop your own legal acumen regarding the legal procedures involved the case if you have a personal injury lawyer. They put that experience and training to work for you.
- Motivated to Win the Case
The concept that an injury lawyer handling a case on a contingency basis is not paid if the case is not won ensures that the interest of the client, and of the lawyer, are always aligned. Ideally, it also fuels the attorney to help you get the highest settlements possible.
- Complete Representation
The lawyer handles all the paperwork and trial related matter such as depositions, experts, discovery and motions practice. The client can carry on with their daily activities as they recuperate.
This is not an exhaustive list, but rather thoughts on what I've seen over the years. The best advice I can give is that
.....if you think you need a lawyer- you almost certainly do.
The only way to get a definitive answer, and the second best advice I can give is to meet, or speak, to one or more attorneys about your case.
I offer each of my potential clients and introductory in-person claim analysis on a no cost basis Contact me today to arrange yours.
-This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 8/25/20.