What Can I Expect to Gain from Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?
There are many people who are reluctant to seek the help of an attorney after suffering an accident due to the negligence or carelessness of someone else. Often, they worry about the costs of hiring a lawyer, may not think they need one as insurance companies begin to approach them, or they may simply believe that their case doesn’t warrant getting an attorney involved. However, many people fail to appreciate the severity of their situation, or they don’t consider that these insurance companies or businesses are primarily looking out for their own best interests.
Personal injury cases are complicated matters and you need someone on your side who is fighting on your behalf during these situations. Here are a few of the things you can expect to gain by hiring a personal injury attorney:
Knowledge of the Law and the Legal System
An experienced personal injury attorney is immersed in all aspects of the legal world and will know the nuances of the statutes that apply to you and your case, and will help ensure that your case is shown in a light that is favorable to you.
Complicated personal injury claims can take months of back and forth as the claim is investigated or goes through discovery and negotiation. You must know the correct documents to file and when to file them. An attorney will take the lead on these matters, so you can focus on your recovery and rehabilitation.
Identifying the Right Party
Sometimes it may seem obvious who the at-fault party is in your personal injury case, however, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you identify all the potentially responsible parties, whether it is a car manufacturer, the company that sold alcohol to a drunk driver, or someone else entirely.
Investigating Your Claim
Many personal injury claims can require the expertise of outside parties ranging from law enforcement, medical experts, an accident reconstructionist, or others in order to establish who was at-fault or negligent in a given case. It is important to know not only what outside experts are needed but who to turn to for help in these situations.
While some claims will eventually go to trial, many personal injury claims are settled out of court. The compensation awarded in any settlement is directly tied to negotiation tactics and the ability to prove fault. In some lawsuits the case might involve large companies or corporations who are backed up by aggressive attorneys whose job is to ensure their client pays as little as possible, which is why you need the backing of an experienced personal injury attorney to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
These are just a few of the main benefits you get when you choose to hire a personal injury attorney for your case, but you also get a tremendous peace of mind to have someone with experience fighting on your behalf so you can focus on what’s most important: recovering from your injuries.
While you may be nervous about working with an attorney for the first time, or anxious about how much it cost, you can speak with the experienced team at Fears Nachawati at no upfront cost to you. All our personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means that we only get paid if we recover money for you.
For your free, no obligation legal consultation to discuss the specifics of your case and to see if we are the right personal injury attorneys for you, please call (866) 705-7584 or visit the offices of Fears Nachawati located throughout the great state of Texas, including in Houston, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.