Questions to Ask When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

a man suffering from a personal injury at the jobThe commercials are on TV almost constantly. The people in them say things like, “If you have been hurt in an accident then call me and I will get you the most money possible.” The question is, beyond the 30 seconds of talking, how can you be sure of their statement’s validity? The key to finding the best personal injury attorney is the questions that you ask them. The Aranda Law Firm is ready to help.

What to Ask Before You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

First, and most importantly, you want to know about your potential attorney’s experience. You also need to find out whether or not he or she is a member of the bar and other law associations in your area or state. You do not want to be your lawyer’s first case. Not only should you inquire about the number of years he or she has been in practice. But you should also ask about wins and losses. Be sure to ask about the circumstances that surrounded each verdict, and when it comes to the victories, be sure to inquire into how much was won. This information will also allow you to determine that your choice is experienced in fighting for those that have had injuries similar to yours and under similar circumstances.

You are going to have to ask your personal injury attorney about what he or she charges. While many say they do not collect a fee unless there is a settlement in your favor, some may ask for expenses upfront. This means that if he or she chooses to consult an expert witness, you will have to foot the bill.

Another thing you will need to inquire about is how the personal injury attorney plans on fighting for you. He or she should be able to explain to you the tactics that are planned and why they were chosen. In addition, the expected outcome should be discussed, as well as what to anticipate if that result is not met. Additionally, you should ask about when he or she will update you on the progress of your case. No one wants to be left wondering if something is happening and unable to reach the person by phone.

When Is the Right Time to Seek an Attorney?

If you have been hurt and are in the El Paso area, call Aranda Law Firm. They are expert personal injury attorneys when it comes to representation and guidance through the entire legal process.