You’ve Been Injured: Here’s What You Should Consider Before Hiring an Attorney

by Paula A. Wyatt | June 17, 2020 | Blog, Personal Injury | 0 comments

You’ve Been Injured: Here’s What You Should Consider Before Hiring an Attorney Finding the ideal lawyer to represent you is one of the most important factors in a successful recovery. After getting seriously injured, most scramble to find the best attorney in order to get the justice that they deserve. Before you make any big decisions, you should do your homework on how to choose the right attorney to get the best results. Below are questions you should consider before hiring an attorney:
  • What’s my situation? How major are my injuries? Assessing your situation along with your injuries is important before looking at possible attorneys. By understanding the caliber of any damage done to your property along with your injuries, it makes it easier to narrow down what kind of personal injury attorney you need. Some personal injury attorneys specialize in small accidents, while others practice exclusively with catastrophic injuries.
  • How much experience does my attorney have? After you have assessed any damage done to your property along with the injuries you’ve obtained, you can now look for an attorney who specializes in working with cases like yours. Many attorneys specialize in personal injury, but be sure to check what kind of cases they typically handle. To achieve the best results, you need an attorney that has the experience and proven results to deal with an injury like yours efficiently.
  • What are my attorney’s reviews like? We live in the age of technology — reviews for products and services are easily accessible at the click of a button, thanks to sites like Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Because of this, everyone should do their homework on their attorney before hiring one. When searching the given attorney’s reviews, look for overall customer satisfaction. Be wary of unverified reviews.
  • Do they charge a fee if there isn’t a recovery? “No fee, no recovery,” is a term many personal injury attorneys use, meaning you pay nothing unless your case is won. Many other attorneys use alternative forms of payment plans when dealing with legal fees. No matter how you plan on paying your legal fees, be sure to check your attorney’s case results to get an idea of their average recoveries. Your best bet is to choose an attorney that offers free consultations and is transparent with their payment process.
  • How does my attorney communicate with clients? As the saying goes, communication is key. This goes for your attorney-client relationship as well. Ask an attorney about communication processes. If you have an emergency question, where can you go? Finding an attorney you can keep an open line of communication with is vital in ensuring that your case is being handled with care.
Wyatt Law Firm: A law firm with all the boxes checked When you’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, you face many important decisions in the days following your injury. Arguably the most important decision is finding the right attorney to represent you. At Wyatt Law Firm, we take pride in ensuring you are satisfied before, during, and after your case. We see you as a person, not just a case. With 5-star reviews, over 30 years of experience, and $40 million recovered in 2020 alone, Wyatt Law Firm is here to tackle even the most complicated cases. With experience ranging from 18-wheeler accidents to oil field accidents, we represent the toughest cases across Texas. Open 24/7, we are available to schedule consultations with potential clients and ready to tackle questions with current clients at any moment. Additionally, consultations are free and you don’t pay us unless we recover the reimbursement you deserve. Over the gimmicks and want an attorney with proven results? Give us a call at 210-340-5550 or fill out a confidential fact sheet and we’ll get right back to you! Don’t wait any longer! Let us fight for the justice you deserve today.


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