If you have been hurt in an accident and want to hire a personal injury attorney, there are a lot of things you have to be aware of first. Personal injury cases are serious, so you want to hire a lawyer with the knowledge and experience to properly represent you. Before committing to an attorney, it would be helpful to interview a few potential candidates to ensure that they are right for you. Here are some important questions to ask a potential personal injury lawyer.
Have You Handled this Type of Case Before?
When pursuing compensation for your injuries, it is important to have an attorney that is experienced with your kind of case. Just because they have handled many cases in the past, does not guarantee that they will have success with your case. Ideally, you want someone who has taken similar cases to trial and won.
How Long Have You Been a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Your attorney’s level of experience is a major indicator of their ability to handle your case. Many lawyers may have general experience with your type of case, but you want someone who specializes in that certain field. For example, if you were hurt in a car accident, a personal injury or accident attorney will have more knowledge than a dental malpractice lawyer.
How Much Do Your Services Cost?
No one likes to talk about costs and fees, especially when you’ve been injured in an accident. But, it is important to discuss what filing fees, legal fees, and other services will cost you. The lawyer should be able to provide you with a ballpark estimate of what it would cost to handle your case. Most law firms offer services on a contingency basis. Meaning that you will not be charged unless you win.
How Much Time Will You Devote to My Case?
If you have sustained a serious injury, then you want to make sure your legal representative can handle your case with the amount of attention and care you deserve. Some law firms handle many cases at once, so you do not want an attorney that has too much on their plate. If they can only guarantee that they will only have a few minutes here and there for your case, they probably are not the right lawyer for you.
Contact The Snyder Law Group Today
The Snyder Law Group, LLC, proudly represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our experienced Baltimore attorneys understand the frustration that comes with an insurance company, medical professional, or other party that refuses to accept liability for negligent or reckless behavior. You can take heart in knowing there are talented and experienced lawyers ready to work for you. We are experienced in handling personal injury claims of medical malpractice or injury resulting from serious car and truck accidents, and have secured hundreds of millions in verdicts and settlements. Please visit our website, www.410thefirm.com, or call us at 410-843-3476, for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.