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How Do I Find the Right Lawyer After a Car Accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may have many questions running through your mind. One of the biggest, however, may be how to find a lawyer? After all, choosing the right personal injury attorney is crucial to winning your case and receiving the maximum compensation you deserve. So how do you find the right lawyer for your case?

To start, it is important to find a lawyer whose firm focuses on your specific injury or type of accident. You wouldn’t hire a divorce attorney to represent you after a car accident. Right? You need someone who represents injured accident victims every day. That lawyer will know how to best represent you and what tricks the insurance companies and defense lawyers will use to minimize your claim.

Before you start calling the first lawyers you find, consider asking friends and family members for any recommendations. It may be that someone you know has used an attorney in the past and can recommend them favorably. If no one you know has any recommendations, you can contact your local Bar Association. They can help you find a lawyer with the right experience and practice concentration for your needs.

Once you find a few lawyers to contact, you need to take the time to contact them and ask them a few questions. How much do they charge? Do they work on a contingency basis? Do they offer a free initial consultation? Are they interested in taking your case? The answers to these questions will help you choose the right personal injury lawyer for you and your needs.

It is important to take the time to find the right lawyer. Your lawyer will be the one negotiating with insurance companies, investigating your accident, and fighting for you in court—should your case go to trial. You need to ensure that your lawyer has your best interests in mind and that he or she has the time to devote to you and your case. Choosing a lawyer is one of the biggest decisions you can make, be sure you take the time to choose the one that is best for you.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a South Florida car accident, the Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers at Kelley/Uustal can help. Our lawyers have been successfully fighting for the rights of injured accident victims in South Florida for decades. Call (954) 715-4511 to learn more.

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