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Personal Injury Law Requires Undivided Focus

There is no shortage of law firms in North America that provide representation for personal injury cases. Most firms have at least one accident lawyer on staff. With so many options, it is difficult to select one firm to hire. There are; however, ways to narrow down the possibilities. This is accomplished by applying a few filters to local firms.

Areas of Practice

Firms that accept all different types of cases, such as business matters, criminal defense, and estate planning along with personal injury will not have the time, procedures, or experience required to take on personal injury cases. Select a firm that specializes in personal injury law and nothing else. A specialized firm dedicates all time, resources, talents, and experience to investigating accidents and incidents in order to build strong cases. A Personal Injury Lawyer will be representing the injured party but, in reality, an entire team of researchers, investigators, expert witnesses, interviewers, and paralegals work for the client.

Courtroom Experience

The fact is that the vast majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. Insurance companies negotiate a settlement with the lawyer for several reasons. If the amount awarded to the injured party in court is likely to be high, the insurance company is motivated to agree to a fair settlement.

Cases settled out of court are considered private matters, while court decisions are public. Avoiding publicity of what the company paid out is another reason insurance companies prefer to settle cases. It also saves them substantial amounts of time and money. In the event the case does go to court, it is definitely an advantage to have a lawyer with multiple experiences presenting a case during a trial.

Consultations and Fees

Consultations are typically free. The lawyer will review circumstances and events with the injured person and make recommendations. Not every person injured has an actual personal injury claim. If there is no case, the lawyer is honest and indicates that fact. That allows the client to make an informed decision regarding how to proceed.

Personal injury cases are accepted on a contingency fee basis. That is not always true when a general law firm is hired. A contingency basis means there is only a fee charged if a settlement or award is the end result. If the client receives no payment, the lawyer receives no payment. For more details, visit Acheson Law or set up a free consultation on the website.