A personal injury lawyer is a civil lawyer that offers legal representation to individuals involved in an accident due to lack of attention, negligence, or deliberate intent of an individual.
Personal injury lawyers help clients recover compensation for their injuries (mental and physical). They are involved in all cases involving slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, and more.
This article covers 5 top things you need to know about personal injury lawyers.
5 Top Things To Know About PI(Personal Injury Lawyer)
1. They Handle Different Types Of Cases.
Personal injury lawyers handle diverse cases. What they deal with is listed below;
- Boating Accidents.
- Wrongful Death.
- Animal Bite Injuries.
- Automotive Accidents.
- Burn Injuries.
- Transportation Accidents.
- Food Poisoning.
- Aviation Accidents.
- Insurance Claims.
- Police Brutality.
- Spinal Cord Injury.
- Construction Accidents.
- Nursing Home Abuse.
- Defective Products.
- Medical Malpractice.
- Pedestrian Accidents.
- Child Daycare Negligence.
- Motor Vehicle Accidents.
- Slip And Fall Accidents. Etc.
2. They Have Experience And Capability.
Before you hire any personal injury lawyer to handle your claim, narrow your search to efficient lawyers that have the necessary skills, tools, and experience to work on your case.
Research the lawyer’s website thoroughly and look out for the following;
Where the lawyer practices(the state their license is restricted to).
The type of law practiced by their law firm.
The law firm’s experience and results.
The law firm’s client reviews.
Social media reviews.
Google reviews. Etc.
3. Their Past Clients.
Before hiring a personal injury lawyer, ask to speak with one or two of their past clients. A past client can give you an idea of what you should expect throughout your injury claim.
The past client might also share their personal experience working with the injury lawyer and their law firm. Most law firms might not permit you to contact their past client, while some lawyers will connect you with clients they’ve worked with.
4. Personal Injury Cases Take Time To Resolve.
Intense personal injury cases can take months or years to resolve.
The processes involved can be very complex and lengthy, but an excellent personal injury lawyer will stick with you till you get your compensation.
At Mezrano Law Firm, we will work diligently with you on your case every step of the way.
5. The Compensation They Get For You Can Be Extensive.
Financial compensations offered in personal injury cases include the following;
- Pain and Suffering compensation.
- Property damage compensation.
- Future and past medical cost compensation.
- Loss of earnings.
Compensations in wrongful accidents may be awarded to;
- Loss of consortium or companionship.
- Loss of financial benefits and support.
- Burial and funeral expenses. Etc.
Note; the compensation you might get during your injury claim depends on various individual circumstances, but do not worry; your lawyer will help you understand how everything works.
On A Final Note;
We do not wish for anyone to be involved in a car accident, but if it happens, Mezrano Law Firm is here for you. Visit our website immediately to schedule your free initial consultation.