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September 4, 2021 | Gary Burger

What will a personal injury lawyer do for my case?

If you believe you have a personal injury claim but are unsure whether hiring a personal injury lawyer is worthwhile or necessary, take a moment to consider the things a personal injury lawyer can do for you during your injury claim process. For a simple and straightforward claim with little to no injuries and no dispute about fault, you may not need a lawyer at all. But for anything more complicated and any situation involving moderate to significant injuries, you will need the help of a Missouri or Illinois personal injury lawyer. Choose a good law firm with a reputation for taking each claim seriously and treating each client as their highest priority. Burger Law's personal injury attorneys will begin fighting for you immediately. Your Burger Law attorney will handle every aspect of your case personally and remain committed to representing you until we get you a complete recovery and absolute peace of mind. Call us to discuss your Missouri or Illinois personal injury case now at (314) 500-HURT.

What will a personal injury lawyer do for my case?

Advise you.

Turn to your chosen personal injury law firm as the expert and proven professional on personal injury claims in Missouri and Illinois. A quality St. Louis personal injury lawyer will provide you with ample information. Your Burger Law lawyer will explain your legal situation, inform you of your rights and explain the courses of action available to you. Throughout the legal process, your personal injury lawyer can help you grasp the choices you face and what they mean. When it comes time to negotiate and consider settlement offers,

Analyze your case.

When you hire a personal injury lawyer in St. Louis, they will take a legal eye to your case and make an educated assessment of the situation. To understand the circumstances of your injuries as they relate to personal injury law, your lawyer will collect and evaluate evidence to identify who is responsible for your injuries and how their behavior caused you harm.

Build your case.

With a personal injury lawyer on your side, you do not have to worry about handling the documentation and other evidence of your injuries and other damages. Your lawyer will collect evidence and use it to paint a picture that explains how the defendant owed you a duty of care that they failed to meet, they acted in negligence, and their negligent behavior caused your injuries and other damages. Your lawyer will also use their experience in the field of personal injury litigation to determine an accurate value of your claim.

Another thing your lawyer can do to help you is connect you to skilled medical professionals for the care and treatment you need. Receiving medical care can help you heal physically and can also be used to strengthen your case. The medical professionals your lawyer works with likely treat personal injury victims on a lien basis so you do not have to pay for your treatment up front.


With an accurate number value of your damages now calculated, your lawyer can negotiate a fair settlement for your injury claim. With a lawyer, you will no longer have to deal with the insurance company or adjustors whatsoever. Leave that to the professionals. We negotiate with insurance companies on a nearly daily basis and are very familiar with the ploys they use to attempt to avoid paying for your damages.

Negotiating can also include negotiating to reduce your medical liens after we have reached a settlement. With a lawyer on your case, you can further maximize the money in your pocket by getting the portion owed for your medical care reduced.

Facilitate legal proceedings.

One of the primary purposes of hiring a lawyer is to have a professional take care of all legal processes during your case. Life goes on during your personal injury suit, and you don’t have the time or energy to worry about the preparation, communication and paperwork involved in handling a suit. Your lawyer will prepare and send off demand letters, prepare pleadings and complaints against the insurance company, conduct discoveries and depositions, file motions and more.

Represent you.

All the work and all of the services your lawyer provides to you all culminates to do one thing: represent you. Everything your lawyer does for you is done to represent your interests and help you navigate your injury suit. They file paperwork, collect information and negotiate with the defense all on your behalf with the goal of reaching the case outcome you desire. A good personal injury lawyer will be ready to represent you in any capacity throughout your case, even if it means taking your fight to court in the form of a jury trial. Hire a St. Louis personal injury law firm like Burger Law, whose attorneys have ample experience winning personal injury trials.

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A lawyer does so much more than stand beside you in court or convey settlement offers to you from the defendant. After an injury due to another person’s negligence disrupts your life, the last thing you want to do is take on your personal injury claim as a full-time job. Leave that to the personal injury lawyers in St. Louis who actually do this as a full-time job. The experienced Missouri and Illinois injury attorneys of Burger Law are prepared for anything in your case and will stop at nothing to hold the liable party accountable and get you the recovery you deserve, all while making your life a little easier along the way. Speak to one of our lawyers about your case for free today at (314) 500-HURT.