Winning Your Personal Injury Case is No Accident
You’ve just been in an accident. You’re not a greedy person and you want to replace what’s been taken. To make sure you aren’t about to embark on a wild goose chase, research your state law on what qualifies you for a substantial personal injury case. This link will give you the factors that determine a successful outcome in the state of Maine.
The next step is talking with someone who knows the law and the correct methods in dealing with a negligence situation. To someone who has never had any legal trouble, choosing the right attorney can be a fumble in the dark. If you own a T.V., you’ll be tempted to call the bold 800 number on the loud commercials with the promising slogan. You might think they are the only option besides your cousin, Vinny. You may even think they are the best option.
This is untrue. Most 800 numbers will connect you with a private referral company. This is a company that will answer your call with a service who is trained with the correct terminology to hear your situation. Within a few minutes of speaking with a representative, you will be ranked by projected payout of our case. At this point, they will set up a consultation with the firm you thought you were calling, be offered a less experienced firm or be dismissed completely.
According to ExpertLaw.com, “…when it comes to hiring a personal injury lawyer, many of the best personal injury attorneys do little or no advertising. They get their cases through “referrals” from other attorneys, due to their reputations for doing good work and getting good results.” Do not get advertising confused with a firm’s marketing efforts to make their services available which every firm must do to connect with their community.
The best way to choose a personal injury lawyer is to familiarize yourself with the practicing attorneys in your area and then seek out referrals.