The Miami attorney you choose to handle your personal injury case concerning a car accident, slip and fall accident, wrongful death, motorcycle accident can affect the outcome of your case. In fact, your choice in attorney can make a big difference in the amount of money you receive for your injuries, how your case is managed, and how your case is finally resolved. It is important that you obtain an experienced personal injury attorney who understands Florida law, understands the insurance companies and their strategies, and who has resources to fight for your rights successfully.
When choosing an attorney to represent you, you must search for an attorney that is the “right fit” for you and your case. Many personal injury cases takes months to several years to resolve. You will be working with your attorney for quite some time,, so it is important that you trust your lawyer and get along with your lawyer. Just alone in Florida, the Florida Bar reports that there are over 93,000 barred attorneys. There are many of attorneys to choose from – Do not sell yourself short. Make sure that when you hire an attorney, you treat it like an interview. Be prepared. Have your questions written out. The accident that injured was a life changing event; it is important that you pick the right Miami Personal Injury Attorney to help during your recovery.
Not every attorney is a personal injury lawyer. It is important that you ask the attorney that you are about to hire what type of law they specialize in. I always like to compare it to medicine: You wouldn’t want a cardiologist checking out a problem with your bones. Similarly, you wouldn’t want a family lawyer handling your personal injury case.
These are the issues/questions that you should take into consideration when picking your lawyer:
How many years has the lawyer been practicing?
Has the attorney ever been disciplined by the Florida Bar?
Does the attorney have a list of past results?
Does the attorney have any recommendations or reviews by past clients?
What is their fee structure?
Does the attorney have a list of the past type of cases that he or she has handled successfully?
Will the lawyer take your case to trial?
Does the lawyer have any trial experience?
What is your lawyer’s policy on communicating and speaking to clients?