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Choosing a car accident lawyer
Choosing the best lawyer for legal help after someone else caused your car accident can be very overwhelming. A Google search pulls up over one million results, there are ads on Metro buses, billboards, on phone books and more. All of the lawyers look good in their advertisements, so how do you decide?
Do you need an attorney?
This is not legal advice, but if you have a couple of medical bills or were in a fender bender, chances are you can handle your own insurance claims. It gets tricky when there were multiple parties to blame, serious injuries, fatalities, or traumatic injuries and the other party doesn’t want to pay.
In that case, you probably want an attorney who:
- You like! There are pros and cons to working with a huge firm. Maybe you just want a smaller firm with 10 or so employees, where your attorney or case manager will be easily accessible.
- Experienced and knowledgeable. Insurance companies know which attorneys are willing to take a case to trial, and which
Minor injuries could include cuts, bruises, bloody noses, soreness, swelling. And of course, property damage.
Serious injuries include lacerations, cuts requiring multiple stitches, broken bones, amputations or traumatic injuries.
Here is a video an attorney in Arizona put together, but contains information useful to people in LA or anywhere in the United States: