March 14, 2019
5 Signs You’ve Hired the Right Personal Injury Lawyer
When you know you need legal representation, you may feel worried about making the wrong choice. After all, they’re supposed to be the ones who are protecting your rights and getting you the justice you deserve. Picking one that isn’t going to put in the work to get you favorable results could mean you get a disappointing outcome. When you do have an attorney who puts your interests before their own, you’ll most likely get a favorable settlement that will help you with your recovery.
Bey & Associates is a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Our lawyers have the experience, skill, and passion to help our clients get the compensation they deserve. We take pride in helping those who have been wrongfully injured in Georgia. While people may be nervous about filing a claim and standing up for themselves, we’re here to support you. We’re not afraid of standing up to bigger companies or groups. If they were in the wrong, then they need to be held responsible for their actions.
How You Know the Right Personal Injury Lawyer Is Representing You
You may be wondering how you can tell if a lawyer is the right one for you. There are a few behaviors you will notice as you go through the process that will let you know that you’ve hired an attorney who will fight for you.
You can typically gauge your personal injury lawyer’s quality when you first meet them in a consultation. They should be engaged in your conversation and allow you to tell them what happened. They will also provide material that has more information about cases like yours and what they can do to help you with your case. While you’re asking questions, they are providing answers that you can understand, and they aren’t talking in circles with legal jargon.
Another step you can take before choosing your attorney is looking at their past results. You can see if they’ve won cases in the past that were similar to yours and see how their previous clients benefited from their representation. These reviews can be very telling, but it’s always important to take them with a grain of salt. If you see a list of consistently positive reviews, but one terribly negative one, be sure to look into why the negative review is there. You may read the complaint and find that the person who left the review was unreasonable. If you notice a consistency in the quality of positive reviews, this lawyer will most likely extend the same legal expertise and professionalism you way as well.
Your attorney also will not be pressuring you to hire them. A good attorney understands that this is a major decision and you need time to think about it and should be comfortable when you do make the choice. An attorney who is pressuring you and not giving you the space to think or material to help you decide what to do doesn’t respect you and that will likely carry over into your case.
Being upfront about fees is also important. If your attorney will go over their fees so you understand what you’re paying for, then they’re giving honest information about what they charge. A lawyer hurrying you to sign something but not going over their fee could try to sneak in a bunch of additional fees, making them extremely expensive.
The open communication from the consultation will also reflect in how they keep you updated about your case. If you need to know something or if there’s a development, your attorney will let you know. They will also be prompt with important deadlines, such as being prepared and on time for meetings or court dates. Additionally, if you have any questions, concerns, or something you need to address, you should be able to get in contact with your lawyer and get a response in an appropriate amount of time.
Reach Out to Bey & Associates
You deserve to have representation that you can rely on. Bey & Associates attorneys have handled all types of personal injury cases. Even if you think your situation is too difficult or so unique that no one will be able to help you, it’s always worth getting in touch and talking it over in a free consultation. Your situation may not be as difficult as you think, and we’ve probably seen similar cases to it before. We can discuss your legal options and how you can protect your interests.