If you were a part of any accident where you’ve sustained some injury due to any second or third party involved in the accident, hiring a car accident lawyer is a must. However, to know if you’re in the right hands is very difficult because no one would let you know whether they’re professionals or not. So, How to find out if you got the right lawyer? To answer this question, we have mentioned 5 things that can act as a sign to help you out in the search.
- They’re a member of AAJ
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) Bus Litigation Group is an association where all the members are focused on obtaining proper justice for the victims of the bus crash. Also, this association helps to prevent these crashes from happening in the future by collecting data from various sources. The association members, as you might have assumed already are lawyers with a single aim- to get justice for victims. So, if your lawyer is not a fly by night lawyer, he/she must be a member of this group.
- They have a personal experience to share
No one knows your pain and sufferings unless they’ve been into it themselves. An attorney who has been in the situation which you’re facing right now will be able to analyze your case and calculate the exact and fair compensation for you.
- They are experienced
There is a different niche in the law domain and each one of them requires a different kind of practice. Your attorney who helped you a few years back in planning your will might not be the right choice for your personal injury case. Not every lawyer can represent every case, the lawyer has to be practicing law in the area concerned with your case. If you’re looking for a car accident attorney, it’s mandatory for you to find someone who has been representing personal injury cases.
Start with a few question to verify their experience like
- How many cases of personal injury have you represented?
- Out of all the cases till now, how many of them were of personal injury?
- How long have you been in the practice?
- Who are your usual clients?
- They invest time in your case
A good lawyer always invests time in analyzing the case. For a good attorney, the client is the ultimate source of information in a case of personal injury. A professional personal injury lawyer will interrogate you to and may ask you to narrate your side of the story word by word. They might also scare you with their follow up questions to ensure they have strong evidence to defend their case. The lawyer will invest more time focusing on the injuries you have sustained to analyze your situation better. But, if they seem distracted, they might be the wrong one for you
- Trust your lawyer
The feeling of trust is a reflection of genuine if you get it from your lawyer. You know you can depend on someone if you feel like you trust them. Moreover, trust in between the client and the lawyer because at some point of time you have to share the most crucial information associated with your life, even your private information.
When hiring an attorney, you should be able to walk away from your attorney with a positive impression, knowing that your personal injury case is in the right hands.