Things to know Before You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
It’s your worst fear: Despite the fact that you are following all of the rules of the road and you are being extremely cautious, you hear tires screeching, feel your car jolt forward and realize that you have been hit by a truck.
Once you assess the damage and get the medical care that is needed, what do you do? If the accident was the result of the truck driver’s negligence, you might want to consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. Before you hire a lawyer, here’s a look at some things that you should keep in mind when looking for an experienced injuries from a truck collision:
- Make sure that you have an initial consultation, and that the initial consultation is free. An attorney should never charge you to have a consultation.
- Experience does matter. Find a lawyer that has experience litigating personal injury lawsuits. The more experienced the lawyer is, the better.
- Be aware of ambulance chasers. Believe it or not, there are lawyers who actually chase ambulances and then hound people who are injured in an accident.
- Find out what the fee for the lawyers services will be. They should be affordable and not break your bank.