If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car accident, it is important that you hire the best personal injury attorney to protect your rights. Choosing the wrong personal injury lawyer can result in you our your loved one being under-compensated, which will result in medical bills being unpaid, lost wages not being recovered, and an uncertain future. Hiring the right personal injury lawyer will result in full compensation, which gives you and your loved ones as secure and certain of a future as one can get under extremely difficult circumstances.
But how do you choose the right personal injury lawyer for your injury case? There are several options to choose from:
- Consider calling local judges for a referral to a respected personal injury lawyer.
- Seek a referral from friends or family who have worked with a personal injury lawyer in the past.
- Research whether a personal injury lawyer has received Google Reviews from clients. Read as many of the reviews as possible to determine whether the reviews seem genuine and demonstrate that the lawyer is experienced, successful and well-liked by their clients.
- Visit attorney referral websites, such as SuperLawyers.com, FindLaw.com, and AVVO.com, to see whether a personal injury lawyer is well-respected in the legal community and successful.
- Visit the lawyer or law firm’s website and review the attorney’s biography to see if the attorney is experienced and well-qualified. You may even want to go as far as to cross-reference the claims made by the attorney in his or her biography.
Most importantly, call the lawyer to talk through your situation. Quality lawyers know that people will have many questions after being in an accident and are happy to guide you to making the best decision for you. If you are unable to speak to a lawyer when you call for information, you should find out how accessible the lawyer will be to you if you are their client.
At GBM Law, potential clients are connected to a lawyer, not a case manager, right away. If one is not available, your information is taken down and sent to the next available attorney to get back to you as quickly as possible.
The most important decision you will make after you or a loved one is harmed due to the recklessness of another is selecting the right personal injury lawyer to protect your rights.
Do your research now to avoid disappointment later.