Making a decision for your Toledo Accident Lawyer is a big deal. It can mean thousands of dollars and many sleepless nights being in a state of wonder. Here are a few suggestions before selecting an attorney.
Don’t think that the biggest billboard advertisement means the best. This attorney doesn’t mean they are the best for you. It only shows they paid money to get a really big billboard. Ask family, friends and co-workers who have had auto accident claims.
You will want some references from the attorney’s you’re considering hiring. Also, you want a bold attorney who, if necessary takes your case to court if need be. Ask the attorneys about results of other court cases he has won and lost. What were the circumstances? Find out the professional organizations these attorneys belong to. The attorneys will work harder for you if their fees are paid upon winning the case.
Some questions you may want to ask during your consultation. First ask if it will be easy enough to get in touch with the attorney directly? How easy will it be to get in touch with them? Next, ask for client who can tell them about the attorney skills and trustworthy traits. What client references do they have that can give some insight on attorney’s skills and trustworthiness? Ask how many cases have been similar to yours in the past year. Wins vs. losses. Again, ask what the circumstances were. Who else will be available to speak to about your case when the attorney is not in the office. Ask about the financial fees, payment obligations, when and so forth. Ask about out of pocket fee’s at the end. Make sure you are clear on this. Do not sign anything until you are absolutely sure of what you are doing.
Things to consider after your initial consultation. Which attorney has the best listening skills. This is extremely important. Can the attorney communicate well according to your needs? Which attorney seems to know the most about Michigan no fault laws and how to apply them to your case. Which attorney cared about your personal physical injuries?
Toledo Accident Lawyers, their suggestion is after each consultation is to clarify your notes. Take time and think about which attorney seemed to best suit you personally, and your needs. Make sure that the attorney does have adequate time for you. You do not want to have “runners” doing the work. Some of the larger firms have runners go over the first consultation, however, they are not allowed to answer legal questions.