How to choose personal injury lawyers

May 20, 2017 | Legal Article

Moussa Sabzehghabaei

Personal Injury Lawyers


Things to consider when choosing a personal injury lawyer who is right for you: what you must know

Suffering a personal injury as a result of another’s negligence such as in a car accident or slip and fall can be an overwhelming experience. You may feel alone and unsure what to do. Moreover, recovering compensation from the insurer of the other party or company may seem difficult or at times impossible. But do not be discouraged! At this time of need we want to make sure that your rights are protected and that you are receiving the necessary resources to assist with your care, with the best legal representation.
Here are some general guidelines on choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your case. It is important to keep these in mind when consulting with lawyers initially and deciding who is right for you.

  1. personal injury lawyerHistory
    A firm with a strong and storied history of dealing with personal injury cases will have the requisite experience to deal with insurers and their lawyers, and deal with any challenges in your case and in the settlement process. At Grillo Barristers we have been helping plaintiffs with personal injury cases for more than three decades.
  2. Specialization
    You want someone who knows what they are doing and who has the necessary specialization in the area of injury law. Always make sure that the personal injury lawyer you choose is dedicated and focused on the type of law that is relevant to your case. Some lawyers handle a multitude of cases ranging from criminal, personal injury, real estate, estates, corporate, and other transactions. You want a lawyer who focuses specifically personal injury law in order to give you the best service possible.
  3. Action plan
    A good lawyer will keep his or her clients informed and show them what the action plan is. Make sure the lawyer you are speaking with has clear direction on how the case will proceed and how he or she intends to help advocate for you.
  4. Reputation
    A good lawyer will have a proven track record, positive word of mouth from your friends and family, as well as a bevy of strong reviews and client testimonials. Grillo Barristers is a household name in personal injury law and has been at the forefront of client service for over 30 years.
  5. Communication
    A good lawyer must always be in communication with their client on the development of their case. Make sure you hire a lawyer who is always available to help and answer any questions you may have.
  6. Expenses
    At the initial consultation there will be time to discuss the billing structure and any potential legal expenses that will come up. It is recommended to take on firms with no downside risk fee structures. At Grillo Barristers, you do not pay unless we recover money for you. On top of that, our initial consultation is 100% free!
  7. Responsibility
    The point of hiring a lawyer to assist you with your personal injury claim is to make the process understandable, approachable, and easier for you so that you can focus on your recovery. Here at Grillo Barristers we endeavour to make this process as streamlined, worry free, and simple as possible. Leave it to our team of experienced lawyers and litigation specialists!
  8. Integrity
    Finally, it’s important to choose a lawyer or firm that truly cares about you. Ultimately, the experience of suffering a personal injury is a deep and personal challenge and you want a firm that truly cares about getting the best outcome for you and helping you on your way to recovery.

At Grillo Barristers we have over 30 years helping clients like you. Call today for a free consultation.