Do You Need A Personal Injury Attorney After Your Accident? – Advocates USA, Palm Beach Fl.
After an accident and sustaining injuries, recovering compensation can be a complicated and drawn-out process. Hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer to represent your best interests and negotiations with insurance companies may be your best avenue. If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, work accident, construction accident, malpractice, or wrongful death, and someone has sustained mild to severe injuries; you need a personal injury attorney by your side. You never want to file a lawsuit without consulting an experienced accident attorney at Advocates USA. Throughout the process, you will be working very closely with a lawyer, and it is essential when searching for the best accident attorney in Florida to represent you that you ask a series of questions. Personal Injury Attorneys at Advocates USA has compiled some important questions to ask:
1. How Much Does A Personal Injury Attorney Cost?
Most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay any fees until you recover compensation for your damages. If money is awarded, your personal injury lawyers will take a percentage of the earnings, which is typically between 25-40%. You want to ensure their qualifications meet your expectations. Although a lawyer’s fee may be less, they may not be qualified for your lawsuit.
2. Am I Responsible For Related Case Costs If I Lose?
Most personal injury lawyers will not take a case they know they won’t be able to win or recover some compensation. With that said, in the event you are not awarded compensation for your personal injury lawsuit, ask if you will be responsible for any out of pocket expenses.
3. How Much Is My Personal Injury Lawsuit Worth?
After you have your initial meeting with the lawyer and explain the details of the event and injuries sustained, experienced lawyers will be able to provide you with an estimated range they believe your case could recover. It also depends on serval factors such as
- Preexisting medical issues
If the amount sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Look for an attorney who sets realistic expectations.
4. How Long Will My Personal Injury Lawsuit Take To Resolve?
Every case is different, so be sure to provide as many details as you possibly can. Ask how long you can expect your personal injury lawsuit to be resolved. Experienced attorneys should be able to provide you with an estimated range.
5. Will My Personal Injury Lawsuit Go To Trial?
There is no telling whether your case will go to trial or not; however, our attorneys at Advocates USA prepare for all cases to go to trial. You need to find personal injury attorneys who are accustomed to arguing lawsuits in court because not all cases can be settled outside of court. During negotiations, if the insurance companies or defendant is not willing to pay for what is reasonable, our attorneys are not afraid to fight for your rights in court so you can get the fairest amount of compensation.
6. Do Personal Injury Attorneys Handle All Accident Related Cases?
No. It is essential to ask the lawyer you are interviewing if they have handled a case similar to yours. Ask the attorney about their experience and their results. If you were injured in a car accident and the personal injury attorney has only taken cases related to slip and fall accidents, they will not be the best attorney to hire.
7. Read The Google Reviews For Personal Injury Attorneys
It is important to learn about your potential personal injury attorney through google reviews. There, you can learn their bedside manners, success, time management on cases, and their behavior. People tend to be honest and raw, especially when it comes to the compensation they are awarded, the amount of time it took, and their bedside manners throughout the process.
Once you have found your personal injury attorney understand your role in the lawsuit. Understand you hired a lawyer for a reason. After we have gathered all the information and asked our questions to you, let attorneys do our job, which is proving negligence and recovering compensation for you. Make sure you and your lawyers are on the same page in terms of expectations during the lawsuit process.
There are many experienced accident attorneys out there, and choosing the right one can be challenging. Our personal injury attorneys at Advocates USA have specific lawyers who specialize in workers’ compensation lawsuits, car accident lawsuit, work accidents, slip and fall accidents, pedestrian and motorcycle accident lawsuits. We want to ensure we have thorough communication and expectations with all of our clients. And our goal is to recover the highest compensation for your damages. If you or a loved one are suffering from an accident, call Advocates USA at 1-800-872-4878 or fill out our contact form. One of our experienced attorneys will contact you shortly after to answer all questions. We are attorneys for the injured.
Our personal injury attorneys at Advocates USA service all South Florida from Miami, Coconut Creek, Jupiter, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Pompano, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach up to Port St. Lucie. Our experienced accident attorneys help victims who have suffered injuries in the following areas:
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