Long Term Disability Injuries

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Have you been injured? Has the party or parties responsible refused to pay your medical expenses or compensate you for the time you have missed from work? If you answered in the affirmative to either of these questions, you will be requiring the services of a personal injury lawyer, like the ones who work for HSH Lawyers. It may also be necessary to go to court with long term disability companies who refuse to pay their clients what they rightfully should. Whatever the situation may be, having an experienced personal injury lawyer at your side will be the difference between you winning or losing your case. Here is how to go about finding the right personal injury lawyer for your case.
1. Track record
Before you agree to hire a personal injury lawyer, you need to take a thorough look at his or her legal track record. First of all, you will need to determine their reputation in the legal community. It is not a good idea to have a lawyer arguing on your behalf if he or she has been frequently reprimanded for misconduct. This type of lawyer will not be taken seriously by any judge, decreasing your chances of winning your case. You need to find a lawyer with a stellar reputation. You also need to research how long a lawyer has been handling personal injury cases. If the lawyer has just started handing them within the past couple of years, you should try and find someone with more experience. Lastly, you will need to find out the lawyer’s success rate with the personal injury cases that he or she has handled. If a lawyer has handled many personal injury cases without a great deal of success, this is not someone you want representing you.
2. Consultation
You can gather a lot of information online, but you will need to meet with a lawyer in person to make your final decision. Therefore, you will need to schedule a consultation, during which you will discuss your case. The lawyer will tell you if your case is winnable, and how he or she will handle it.
3. Compensation
Once you have found a personal injury lawyer who you feel is adequately qualified to represent you, the issue of payment must be discussed. Find out if the lawyer will be paid on contingency. If not, ask if the lawyer will offer a payment plan.

May 13, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
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