Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured and you have good reason to believe that the injury was caused by negligence on the part of another person or institution you have the right to seek compensation. In an effort to save on legal fees you might be tempted to represent your own interests in a court action. This might be an acceptable approach if your case is “cut and dried” but if there are any complexities, then you definitely need to hire a Joliet personal injury attorney. The law is extremely complex and without in-depth understanding of the law and how to apply it, you are definitely doing yourself a disservice by handling your own case.

The complexities of a personal injury case:

It is not only the law that has to be dealt with; it is also the insurance companies and their adjusters. The sole purpose of a claims adjuster is to protect the assets of the company; an insurance company will make every effort to minimize a settlement, even to the point where they may resort to trickery.

Your Joliet personal injury attorney will have had years of experience dealing with insurance companies, they are well aware of their approaches and will not settle for anything less than the appropriate amount of compensation.

Personal injury attorneys get paid when you do:

Personal injury attorneys work on a contingency basis; this simply means that they will proceed with the case, delaying their fee until such time as they win the case on your behalf. If they should fail to win, they don’t get paid. Under these circumstances, you have no reason not to hire a seasoned Joliet personal injury attorney.

Your attorney will do everything that you can’t do; he or she will engage expert witnesses if necessary, deal with all court related paperwork, attend to all court filings and keep you fully informed of what is being done, and why.

If you have been injured and you know that you were not at fault, you have the right to seek compensation for damage, medical bills, lost income, etc. You are invited to discuss the details of your case with the Shea Law Group. Like us on our facebook page.

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Author: Myrtice Lovett

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