Each year thousands of Americans are injured through no fault of their own,
resulting in a substantial loss of wages and huge medical expenses.
As most people who have to deal with a personal injury claim soon find out,
getting a fair settlement is very difficult.
It is extremely important that you hire a well-qualified personal injury lawyer
to help guarantee that you receive adequate compensation from the other party
and/or their insurance companies.
Here are a few tips for finding a competent and successful personal injury
- Look for an attorney with extensive experience in handling personal injury
claims. This is a highly specialized legal niche, and just any old lawyer won't
- Evaluate the success rate of each attorney you're interested in. What
percentage of their past personal injury cases have they won and what was the
average award amount?
- Find out how effective the attorneys are at dealing with insurance
companies. A competent personal injury lawyer should have a very good,
verifiable track record of settling claims without having to resort to
- Ask for past client references and follow up with them. Steer clear of any
attorneys who are unable to supply at least a half dozen satisfied references.
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