5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer (Part 1)
January 14, 2014
When choosing a personal injury lawyer to represent you and your case, it will be important to research candidates’ experience, as well as their firms’ websites.
When you or a loved one has suffered an injury caused by someone’s negligence and you are considering filing a personal injury lawsuit, you will have a number of different attorneys to choose from, and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out:
- Whom you can trust
- Who will be the best lawyer to represent you and your rights
- Whom you should move forward with as you seek the compensation to which you are entitled.
Here and in an upcoming Part 2 of this blog, we will discuss 5 specific factors that you should consider and look for when you are screening possible personal injury lawyers to represent your case. Keeping these tips in mind can help you rest assured that you have chosen a qualified legal professional who will work diligently to help you obtain the maximum possible settlement for your injuries and losses.
- The lawyer’s website – These days, many people start their research for a personal injury attorney by doing a simple online search for legal professionals in their area. Because these searches will generate pages upon pages of results, you will need to go to a specific attorney’s website to dig a little bit deeper and find out if that attorney is, indeed, someone you should consider meeting and working with.
A well-designed, well-organized website can be a strong indication of a lawyer’s commitment to his clients, as developing a quality website is often a marketing expense that attorneys will only invest in when they are serious about reaching out to clients and putting their best feet forward when it comes to introducing themselves in an online forum.
- The lawyer’s experience – Once you have found a few attorneys whose websites look promising, the next step will be to research the lawyers’ specific areas of experience. Obviously, you want to choose to work with a lawyer who has years of experience handling cases like yours; because there are a number of different areas of personal injury litigation, you need to make sure that you are not working with someone who has never handled claims similar to yours.
Look for our upcoming second part of this blog for three more factors that are important to look for when choosing a personal injury lawyer.
The Trusted Denver, Colorado Personal Injury Lawyers at McDermott Law
If you or a loved one has recently been injured in a motor vehicle accident or has suffered from any type of personal injury, you will need a skilled attorney to fight for your rights. For more than 30 years, the Denver personal injury lawyers at McDermott Law have been dedicated to helping accident victims build the strongest possible cases and obtain the compensation they need and deserve. In addition to standing up to insurance companies outside of court, our experienced lawyers are effective at confronting defense lawyers in the courtroom in order to help our clients secure the maximum possible settlements for their injuries and losses.
Our extensive knowledge of personal injury law, our vast litigating experience and our unflinching dedication to our clients allows our attorneys to consistently provide our clients with the best possible representation, regardless of the specific details of their case. Our ultimate goal is to help our clients resolve their cases as beneficially and efficiently as possible.
For more information about your legal rights and entitlements, along with a professional evaluation of your potential case, set up a complimentary consult with our lawyers by calling us at (303) 964-1800 or by emailing us using the form on this screen.