Before hiring a personal injury attorney you need to compare several professionals in the field. Regardless of your location, finding a handful of attorneys in your area should be a simple task.
Although it may appear that every personal injury attorney is identical, nothing could be further from the truth.
Here are three differences to focus on as you compare professionals:
1. Experience. Many consider this to be the most important differentiating factor. You may contact one personal injury attorney with a couple years experience. From there, you could find one that has 20+ years of experience.
More experience is a better thing, although not the only detail to consider.
2. Personality. You are going to spend a lot of time working one-on-one with your personal injury attorney. Make sure you choose somebody with a personality that matches yours. If you don’t get along with your attorney it will be difficult to stay the course and eventually win your case.
3. Approach. Just like any industry, each professional has their own way of approaching a case. Before making a final decision, ask for clarification on how the process will “unwind.” You need to know what to expect, for the most part, from start to finish.