If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another, choosing the right personal injury lawyer will be one of the most important decisions you have to make. Often, serious personal injuries can result in ongoing medical bills, expensive rehabilitation treatment, and lost wages due to time away from work. These factors can create a serious financial hardship for you and your family. It is important to have a lawyer on your side who will aggressively fight for your rights.
Factors to Consider when Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer
There are several important factors to consider when choosing a personal injury lawyer:
- Awards and Recognition
- Personalized attention
- Specialized training
- Track record of success
You want to work with a personal injury lawyer who has the experience necessary to deliver the successful outcome you deserve. Personal injury cases are highly complex, and your lawyer must have a strong understanding of all the laws which apply to your case. This experience can often make the difference in your ability to maximize your compensation.
You also want to find a personal injury lawyer that will give your case the attention it deserves. At your initial consultation, make sure the lawyer is listening carefully to your story and offering advice that meets your needs. It is also a good idea to ask who will be handling your case. Will your case be handled by the attorney at your consultation or will it be passed off to a less experienced associate?
You should also research your law firm’s track record of success. Do they have several high profile verdicts and settlements on cases similar to yours that can give you an idea of the results they can achieve? What accolades and awards have they earned which may demonstrate the quality of their work?
Why Choose Hastings, Cohan & Walsh
The Connecticut personal injury lawyers at Hastings, Cohan & Walsh have extensive experience handling a wide variety of personal injury claims. Read about our awards and peer rated recognitions including being AV rated by Martindale, New England Super Lawyer recognition, Connecticut Super Lawyer recognition, Million Dollar Advicates Forum membership and Martindale Bar Registry of of Preeminent Attorneys membership. Our attorneys regularly attend professional development training to stay current on the latest developments in the field, and this continuing education has enabled us to provide our clients the edge they need. We have also written FREE books full of useful information which we make available to the public. Learn how we can help you with your CT Accident or injury case.