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How to Start Looking for an Accident Lawyer 

After you’ve been in an accident, you may need to take legal action, but that can be tough without legal aid. You may feel you deserve compensation for your damages, but where do you start?  

Speaking with the right accident attorney can help you obtain the compensation you deserve for what you’ve gone through. Check out the following steps, and talk to the lawyers at The Kindley Firm, APC if you have any questions about our services. 

Ask for Referrals

The first step to finding an accident lawyer is to seek referrals from others who have used these attorneys before. Usually, someone knows a professional or has used a professional in the past. Depending on how they felt about them, they can provide a referral for the person they worked with. 

You can also turn to the internet and check out a lawyer’s reviews. These reviews may offer a star rating, showing you how they felt about the attorney’s services, or they may provide some details about how the lawyer helped them with their case. 

Do Your Own Research

Learn more about the law firm by doing your own research on the attorneys that you can use. Looking into the cases they’ve handled in the past, finding out how they work with their clients, and learning more about their law firm can help you make a better decision on who to work with.

In most cases, for example, you don’t want a lawyer with a track record of settling with the insurance companies for whatever they offer. You want a lawyer who’s proven to have worked with clients like you, who need the maximum compensation for their recovery.

Schedule Consultations 

You want to meet with the professional face-to-face and speak with them regarding your specific situation. You can even meet with multiple attorneys to compare their services and plans. You can work with the one that you feel the most comfortable with. 

When seeking a personal injury law firm like ours, you can also rest assured that your consultation is free. We know you’re struggling to recover from your damages, and we won’t add to the financial strain you’re facing. 

Know What Your Lawyer Charges 

When dealing with a lawyer, you may be concerned about the charges you’ll face with your lawyer. The good news is that personal injury lawyers generally work on contingency fees, meaning your fees are contingent, or based on, the value of your claim

In practice, this means your lawyer will provide a contract stating you’ll pay for their services with a certain percentage of the compensation you receive. That means you’ll only pay a portion of the funds you’ll receive. It also means that, if your claim is unsuccessful, you don’t have to pay your attorney. 

Contact a Professional 

Having someone who can answer your questions can help you determine whether you have a case or not. Knowing you feel comfortable with who you are working with is invaluable. Luckily, the right professional is just a call away. 

Speak with our offices at The Kindley Firm, APC regarding the accident you’ve been in. We can speak with you further about what can be done. When you’re ready for a free consultation, call us today at 619-550-1313 or complete the following online contact form. 

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