How To Choose A Lawyer For Your Case
After enduring the initial shock, pain, and loss that occurs when one suffers an injury caused by the negligent or malicious actions of another, it’s important to find a lawyer you can trust and rely on – one who is an adept practitioner in the field of personal injury litigation while at the same time demonstrating a sensitivity to the trauma you are living through. It’s an important choice that can seem daunting when so much is at stake. Most people who have to hire a lawyer to represent them have never had to face this decision before and have no idea where to start. Absolutely Essential Questions To Ask Before You Pick A Lawyer Or Settle Your Case is a resource that was created to help people in your situation to provide guidance in making this important decision.
Read The Book
Top ranked among his peers and the winner of several awards in his nearly 30 years of practicing law, Gary Burger frequently donates his time to help victims of wrongdoing, accidents, and negligence whether or not those victims choose to hire him as their lawyer in their case. Read Burger’s book, Absolutely Essential Questions To Ask Before You Pick A Lawyer Or Settle Your Case. One of the multiple books Burger has written and made available for free as resources for anyone facing a personal injury case, this reading will help you understand what to look for in a lawyer for your unique case.
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- When Should You Settle Your Case Without A Lawyer
- Essential Questions To Ask Before You Settle Your Case
1 – Is the insurance company looking out for you or itself?
2 – Are you completely done with your medical treatment and you will get no further treatment? Have you reached your maximum medical improvement?
3 – Are you settling the case because you need the money or because it’s truly at full value of your claim?
4 – How should you negotiate?
5 – Do you know all the facts and have you fully investigated the case? Is the insurance company trying to settle your case at a discount because they say: you are at fault; the impact was not strong enough; they only have to pay some of your medical bills; your car is worth less than it really is? Are the pushing you to settle the case quickly while you are still treating for your injuries?
6 – Do you know some of the false statements made by the insurance agents to try to settle the case on the cheap?
7 – What are your rights in dealing with insurance companies?
8 – Do you know the full limits of your insurance?
9 – Have you consulted with a legal expert before signing the release so you can fully know your rights and the potential recovery you have?
- Essential Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Lawyer