The Right Car Accident Attorney for Your Personal Injury case. Finding Auto Accident Lawyers is critical, more vital than you might think
By GERALD ROTHBERG (Updated September 26 2022)
When you are involved in a car accident or collision finding a thorough, reputable, and experienced Car Accident lawyer is more important than you probably think. At first it might seem like a daunting
But read on, and we'll unravel tips to help in finding the right peronal injury lawyer for you, questions to ask when you consult with potential lawyers, what to consider when comparing potential lawyers, and finally how to narrow your choice, and choose the right lawyer for your car accident personal injury case.
The best way to start your search for an auto accident attorney is through friends, relatives, neighbors. store managers. In other words get a recommendation.
Keep in mind that the right accident lawyer will see to it that proper paperwork is filed. They will give you an accurate assessment of costs, expenses, and what a settlement amount might be. Ask questions. Seek to clarify. Make sure you understand what's in store for you, and that you can fully relate to the lawyer.
The attorney will collect evidence to strengthen any personal injury case. The right accident attorney will negotiate on your behalf with insurance adjusters, and should it become necessary represent you in court.
The best way to start your search for an auto accident attorney is through recommendations from friends, relatives, neighbors. store managers, etc
Once you select your lawyer research how well the attorney has succeeded in other car accident injury cases. Check the firm's track record in similar cases. Seek out an attorney who gets reasonable settlement amounts. Ask the lawyer questions, Many attorneys focus on out-of-court settlements. If your case doesn't settle, you’ll need a litigator to handle your court case.
If your personal injury attorney works on a contingency basis, their fee from the award you get. Usually there are no upfront out of pocket costs. The industry average contingency fee ranges from 33% to 40%.
Here's a short list of essential points, and questions to guide you in making your choice for Auto Accident personal injury, and collision attorney.
1. What are the fees? As we've discussed above, many personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, that is they collect a percentage of the amount recovered for you. What are out of pocket charges. Are any cost related fees required if I lose the case.
2. Does the firm specialize in car accident personal injury cases? What is the firm's track record: Win, lose, settlement.
3. The attorney's best estimate as to outcome.
4. If personal injury claim goes to trial because negotiated settlement failed does this firm have appropriate trial lawyers?
(More guidance is continuously added to help your search for the Best Car Accident Attorney. Check back frequently)
About me:Gerald Rothberg is the founder, editor-publisher of CIRCUS Magazine, the legendary Rock Music publication. Est 1966
You may remember me from America's cutting- edge magazine that covered the rock music world for over four amazing decades. I was the founding publisher and editor of CIRCUS Magazine, here in New York City, where many fantastic music journalists, editors, photographers, and art directors got their start.
The magazine reached millions of teenagers, and young adults in those days with the best rock music journalism, and rock photography ever produced.