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What should you consider when hiring an attorney?

One of the most important decisions you have to make when you decide to seek compensation for a personal injury case is which attorney you are going to hire. This isn't a decision that should be taken lightly.

You might see advertisements for attorneys that make the firm look amazing. You can't rely solely on those ads. Instead, you need to delve a little deeper so that you can find the attorney you feel is the right fit for you and your case.

Does the lawyer focus on personal injury cases?

When your involves personal injury, you want an attorney who has handled the type of case you have. You can't think only in terms of personal injury. Many attorneys opt to focus only on one facet of personal injury. For example, one lawyer might handle medical malpractice claims. Another attorney might handle primarily car accident cases. Some attorneys choose to focus on general personal injury cases. Make sure that the attorney you are considering has handled cases that are similar to yours before you decide to hire him or her.

What expectations does the attorney have for your case?

Find out about what the attorney will do for you and what you need to do for the attorney. Will you be asked to supply your medical records or can you just sign a release for the attorney to gather them? You should also find out about the fees and expenses that you will incur as part of your case. The information that you get when you have a consultation should be specific to your case. Of course, there might be some general information since all the facts of your case might not be known yet.

How do I feel about my rapport with the lawyer?

You need a lawyer you feel comfortable working with. You should be able to share even personal aspects of your case with the lawyer you hire. You should be able to get answers to your questions in a reasonable amount of time. The lawyer should also have the same goals in mind as the ones you've shared. For example, if your mind is set on going to trial, you should find a lawyer who is ready to prepare for the trial and take your case all the way there. If you want to try to avoid a trial, you should work with an attorney who is familiar with working out settlement agreements in personal injury cases.

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