When you or a loved one are injured in a personal injury accident, you want an attorney with experience in settlement negotiations and someone who is equally adept in the courtroom in the event that the insurance company refuses to offer a fair settlement. You also need an experienced lawyer if you plan on suing for punitive damages because of the defendant’s grossly negligent behavior.
However, when you look at many attorney websites, you’ll find that they all sing their praises. Many might be great, but how do you know for sure? Doing due diligence on an attorney before you retain the firm is the best way to determine whether the firm you choose can live up to your expectations.
This guide will help you choose the right attorney by telling you some of the questions that you should ask both yourself and an attorney. It will walk you through choosing the attorney and law office, as well as tips to ask during the case.