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What Questions Should I Ask When I Meet with a Personal Injury Lawyer?

By: Mike Grossman, Texas Injury Attorney

Considering hiring a personal injury lawyer? it is important to ask questions to help you understand their experience, qualifications, and approach to handling your case.

Here are a handful of questions you should ask prospective injury attorneys before you agree to have them represent you:

  • What is your experience handling cases like mine? It's crucial that the firm you hire have specific experience handling cases with a similar fact pattern as yours.
  • Have you successfully handled cases with similar injuries or damages? The firm ought to be able to provide you with examples if so.
  • What is your approach to negotiating with insurance companies and other parties involved in the case? The lawyer you choose ought to be able to explain their negotiation philosophy in simple, straightforward terms.
  • How will you keep me informed about the progress of my case? The attorney you choose ought to be able to tell you their firm's processes and standards surrounding client communication.
  • Will you be personally handling my case, or will it be delegated to another attorney or staff member? The attorney you choose should be honest about which aspects of your case will be handled by legal assistants vs. attorneys.
  • How do you calculate your fees, and will I be responsible for any costs or expenses related to my case? Always gain a complete understanding of how the law firm's contingency fee agreement works.
  • Can you provide references or testimonials from clients who have been represented by your firm? The lawyer you choose should be able to easily provide you with testimonials from past clients.

Ready to discuss your case with an attorney? Reach out to Grossman Law anytime for a free consultation.

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