Here are some helpful tips on how to find the right car accident lawyer for you, after a motor vehicle collision.
Being the victim of a car accident can be a traumatic experience. Being injured in that accident will only make matters worse.
If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another, you could be entitled to compensation for your losses.
To most effectively navigate the proper legal channels to secure that compensation, you will need experienced legal help.
If you have a solid case- one that is easy to win- you will have many attorneys to choose from. But you need to know how to sort through all of your options and choose a professional who will best serve your needs.
Ultimately, this means you’ll want to hire a reputable attorney with a track history of winning cases.
Start by asking friends, co-workers, and acquaintances for referrals. Pick a few from those referrals who really stand out to you and schedule consultations with them.
Before the meeting, jot down some notes about your accident and collect all documents significant to your case. Copies of medical records, police reports, and insurance policies are all pertinent information as well.
Also before your meeting, write down any questions that you may have, that you’d like your potential attorney to answer. These may be questions related to your specific case, but also any questions that you may have about the legal process itself, or the way an attorney likes to work specifically.
By having these questions ready to go before your meeting, you’ll make sure you get all of the answers you’re looking for during your consultation.
Once your meeting begins, if you don’t feel at ease with the attorney, it is probably a sign the two of you will not have a good working relationship. However, if you feel comfortable, have your questions ready and be prepared to take some notes:
After sitting down face-to-face with a few attorneys, you will be better equipped to decide which one to hire. Once you have met with several attorneys, consult your notes and think about who made you feel most at ease.
Which ones used legal jargon, and which one spoke in terms that helped you understand the litigation process? Who had the most experience and success handling car accident claims? Do you understand the proposed fee arrangement?
The answers to these questions will help you select the right attorney for your case.
If you have been injured in a car accident, it is important to choose a law firm carefully. Contact the experienced Colorado Springs car accident attorneys at the Green Law Firm, P.C. today to schedule a FREE no-obligation consultation and discuss your case.
Call us today at 719-694-8515 or fill out the contact form on this page. We offer consultations either in-person or remotely.