The truth is that most people do not want to get involved in lawsuits because they are wary of the time and expense it will take. Fortunately, though, a good attorney can actually reduce the headaches and make sure that the entire process is taken care of smoothly, from beginning to end.
What Does Contingency Fee Mean?
Many personal injury lawyers work on a contingency-fee basis, as opposed to an hourly fee. Contingency fees mean that the client does not pay a retainer fee, or in other words, an up-front fee, to keep an attorney. Also, lawyers with many years of experience in personal injury litigation, know exactly how worthy a case will be and also how best to prepare that case for the claims process.
Here are a few more reasons why you should hire a personal injury attorney:
To Decode Complicated Legal Jargon.
Lawyers can help you decipher through all of the complicated language in legal documents. There are also a number of procedures, paperwork, and deadlines that will need to be handled during the litigation process. An attorney helps you wade through all of these, helping you understand exactly what you are facing, and find the best path towards resolution.
An Impartial Shoulder to Lean On.
Lawsuits weigh heavily on your emotions and your well-being. During this time, you may be driven greatly by fears and frustrations, which does not always help you make decisions or think clearly. An attorney offers insight that is not only objective, but also looks at the long-term projections.
They Work with Other Lawyers.
Negotiating is a large part of what lawyers need to do. When going head to head with insurance companies and/or other lawyers, a skilled attorney knows how to handle disputes effectively, which is an especially important aspect during the fact-finding and discovery phases of a lawsuit.
Favorable Outcomes in Jury trials.
Personal injury attorneys are known for fighting vigorously for cases in court, especially in juried trials. They do everything in their power to formulate a plan of action so that your case is heard fairly.
Better Settlement Amounts.
While this is not a guarantee, lawyers have a good idea of how to assess the worthiness of your claim. You may not be aware of all that you are entitled to from your accident. Lawyers not only work to get the amount that you deserve, but also can expedite the case quickly. They case may not even need to go to trial if the lawyer can successfully negotiate a settlement early on.
Klenofsky & Steward, LLC understands that you may be going through a difficult time, but remember, it does not have to be with the right legal counsel behind you. See the benefits having an experienced personal injury lawyer can be. Give us a call and we would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about the process.