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Steps To Finding The Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Nobody wants to hire a lawyer unless they have to. However, sometimes life just happens, and you get stuck in a spot where you need a lawyer to move on as quickly and as smoothly as possible. At BCN Law Firm, we often see clients who have suffered injuries that cost them significant amounts of time, stress, and money – at the hands of somebody else’s negligence. Insurance companies have teams of lawyers on their side, and most likely so do your opposition, so the smartest thing you can do is to lawyer up. But how do you find the right personal injury lawyer for your specific needs and situation? Here’s some guidance on how to find the right personal injury attorney who can help you get the optimal results for your case.

How Do I Start Looking For An Attorney?

Today, the internet is the first place most people look for just about anything, including a Florida personal injury lawyer. If you fall into that category, you can start off with an easy Google search of attorneys who practice the type of law you require in your area of residence. If your injuries are severe, or the case is extremely complicated, you may want to do a little more digging. Although personal injury law technically goes under the umbrella of “torts,” there are a couple of different types of personal injury claims. Injury due to a doctor’s error is “medical malpractice law,” while injuries due to a defective or dangerous vehicle or product is “product liability.” If you get injured due to a dangerous condition on someone else’s property, it is known as “premises liability.”

To get the best outcome for your case, you need to find a lawyer who has plenty of (successful) experience with the type of law that you’re filing your case in. You’ll want to go through ratings and reviews, and choose a lawyer with reasonable amounts of detailed testimonials and case results. If you’re in Florida, BCN Law Firm is a trusted firm with many satisfied clients who have offered testimonials about the compensation we’ve recovered for them.

What To Expect From The Initial Consultation

The majority of attorneys will provide you with a free sit-down so that you can detail your case. The lawyer will evaluate the viability of your case and let you know whether or not they are a good fit. We recommend scheduling a couple of these initial consultations with a few different attorneys to find a law who:

  • Is able to take your case on
  • Meets your standards
  • You’re comfortable communicating with

These meetings may happen over the phone or via video chat. The important part is to be aware that as long as you’re seeking legal advice/representation, any information you disclose is strictly confidential, even if you don’t end up choosing the lawyer to represent you.

Some things to prepare for your consultation in order to get the most out of it include:

  • All your case materials, organized so that the lawyer can easily understand it. This includes all the medical records, notes, photographs, police reports, etc. that you have compiled.
  • Legible records
  • A timeline of events – even if it’s just a basic outline. A written timeline will help you explain what happened more clearly, as these cases are often fraught with emotion.

Contact Us Today

If you or somebody you love were injured due to the negligence of another party, having the right personal injury attorney on your side is essential for getting an optimal outcome for your case. Call BCN Law Firm to consult with an experienced Florida personal injury attorney today.