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Today I received a phone call from a new client who was not happy with
his former attorney. The client and I spoke at length about his former
attorney. After a long discussion we realized that his former lawyer specialized
in workers compensation, which is very different from personal injury.
This conversation that I had today prompted me to blog about what prospective
clients should seek in their attorney.
1. How many years have you been practicing
personal injury law? You need to find out how long the lawyer has been representing personal
injury cases. Having experience is an important factor when choosing the
2. What types of personal injury cases do you handle? Personal injury attorneys
may handle different types of cases ranging from automobile accidents
to bicycle crashes. You want an attorney who has represented cases pertaining
to the type of accident and injury you have sustained.
3. How much court experience do you have? Not all cases go to court, but
if your case does, you want to make sure the attorney you hire has experience
in trial litigation. The more cases and experience the attorney has, the
better for you.
4. Are you licensed in the state of Georgia? You will want to be represented
by an attorney who is licensed in the state of Georgia. Laws vary from
state to state. It is important that your attorney fully understands Georgia law.
5. What is your opinion on a settlement versus a trial? You want to make
sure the attorney you hire will fight for you. It is important that you
have confidence that the attorney will help you make the right decision
on any settlement offer versus going to trial. If the attorney believes
a trial is necessary, you must feel that the attorney can win the case.
Have you written any books? If the attorney has authored a book or report, it is a good indication
that he or she has a thorough grasp of the law and will have the knowledge
to help you.
Asking these questions will help you get a better feel for the attorney's
background and experience. It is important that you are secure in the
decisions you are making regarding your claim.
The Atlanta accident attorney you hire can help put your mind at ease by
taking an active role in answering all your questions and explaining the
details of your claim. You want this to be a win- win situation for all involved.
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