Hiring a Lawyer for a Personal Injury Claim

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Hiring a Lawyer for a Personal Injury Claim

Once you have decided to move forward with your personal injury claim, you will need to hire an attorney to handle the case.

Your personal injury attorney will advance your legal claim by:

Hiring a personal injury attorney will greatly increase your likelihood of receiving a damages award or settling your case. Most personal injury cases are handled under contingency fee agreements, where payment is not required until after the court has awarded monetary damages.

What Should I Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney?

When hiring a lawyer, you should seek out a licensed professional who is:

Remember, most lawyers do not charge for an initial consultation, so the best way to decide whether a personal injury attorney is right for you is to set up a meeting. The attorney will listen to your story, review the facts, and decide whether or not to take the case.

Do You Have a Personal Injury Claim?

LegalMatch offers a wide range of information about the nuances of hiring a lawyer for a personal injury claim, including Top 20 Legal Tips for hiring and working with lawyers. If you believe you may have a legal claim for a personal injury, you should contact a personal injury lawyer right away.

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Last Modified: 07-10-2014 12:17 PM PDT

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