Things to Look for When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Do you know what to look for in a personal injury lawyer before hiring? Personal injury lawsuits have become very common in the US as are the cases of personal injury. According to National Centre for Health Statistics, every year approximately 31 million cases of personal injury is reported across the country. so we shall be discussing the things to look for when hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer.

Here are a few quick tips on what to consider before choosing a personal injury lawyer.

#1. Expertise

Before you choose a personal injury lawyer, make sure he is well acquainted with the personal injury laws of your state.

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#2. Experience

You need to ensure that he has a considerable amount of experience in the field. Find out for how long he has been practising and also his past records.

#3. Reliability

When you choose a lawyer you are entrusting them with a serious duty that is to ensure justice for you. Hence he should be reliable and worthy of the duty. You can talk to his former clients to be assured of his reliability.

#4. Reviews

You can consult the third party review sites like the Yelp, Super Lawyers etc. to get a proper idea about a lawyer. You can also contact his past clients for a feedback on him.

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#5. Credentials

Inquire about their educational qualifications and also their work experience.

#6. Find a Lawyer According to the Case

The high profile cases need more experienced lawyers and thus their fees would also shoot up. Therefore, find someone with a more affordable fee structure for medium to low profile cases.

#7. Gimmick Free

Lavish offices and smart advertisements do not stand for efficiency. Hence, never fall for such showiness.

#8. Seriousness

They should be serious about their job. It should mean to him as much as it means to you.

These were some of the qualities that you need to look out for when choosing a personal injury lawyer. Have a look at the following infographic shared by La Law Firm for more elaborate explanation.

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Author Bio: My name is Luis Avila and by profession, I’m a lawyer focused on trial work and personal injury law, With more than 30 years of Experience in the Law Firm.


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One thought on “Things to Look for When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

  • December 11, 2017 at 5:25 am

    Thank you for your valuable resources, keep sharing information like this.


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