Q: Should I Hire an Attorney?
A: That question isn’t easily answered without examining your situation. If you have been injured in an accident, it is probably a good idea to consult with an attorney to discuss the details surrounding your injury to determine if you have a valid claim.
Q: When is the Right Time to Hire an Attorney?
A: If you have been injured, and decide to pursue a personal injury claim, you may also decide you would like to have an attorney represent you in the matter. This decision would most likely be based on practicality. A good attorney will be able to understand complicated laws, understand unclear evidence, and find enough proof to validate my claim. For those reasons, hiring an attorney would be the smartest decision. Many people feel like they do not have the background to handle the multiple facets of a personal injury case.
Q: When is the Right Time to Proceed without an Attorney?
A: When the law is plain and the evidence is clear, you really have no need for an attorney. The defendant may accept full responsibility for his/her action and will likely agree to a settlement quickly. If you are unsure of whether or not you fall into this category, you are always welcome to talk with an attorney at David Boehrer Law Firm. We would be happy to discuss your case so that you can make an informed decision and be comfortable with how you decide to proceed.
Q: What if I’m Not Sure if I Need an Attorney?
A: Sometimes it’s difficult to decide if you need an attorney. You may not want to headache of trying to figure out what needs to be done with your case, or are concerned that you’ll miss something, even if the defendant is accepting responsibility. Should you find yourself questioning whether you should hire an attorney, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to discuss our case with you, so that you can make an informed decision regarding representation.
For most cases, an injured person will look to an attorney to protect their interests and prepare a strong argument. In other cases, a lawyer may recommend that the best decision is for the client to handle their case independently. Yet, even amongst clients who prefer self-representation, there are potential benefits to hiring an attorney. Some of these benefits are: less stress during the settlement process; higher settlement and award amounts; higher insurance payouts for injuries received; and, more time and energy to devote to the recovery process.
The advantages to retaining a legal professional are really the same as hiring any professional. They are experts at what they do, and if you want the best possible outcome for your case, an attorney could be the wisest investment you’ll ever make. Schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys today to ensure you get the representation and justice you deserve.