Do you ever wonder if the injury attorneys you see on television and billboards across the country are actually the people you speak to when you call the number posted? Most people would assume the answer is no. Certainly it depends on your prior perspective about attorneys in general. An educational guess would leave most people shaking their heads in disbelief that anyone would entertain the idea of actually calling one of these injury attorneys in the first place.
Not to be naming names or making judgment where none was asked to be presented, but there is some part of the whole “injury law” that frightens the general public. Most private citizens have justifiable trepidation towards being on either end of a lawsuit. However there seems to be a demand for these particular attorneys. Advertising on television, on the cover of phone books and on billboards is an expensive means of advertising. Should this type of flamboyant advertising lead you to believe those particular injury attorneys are better at their jobs than ones at a less noticeable firm?
Certainly if you were to secure legal counsel you would gravitate toward a firm that adequately presented themselves. You would also be wise to acquire counsel that has successfully argued the specific type of legal situation at hand. The main objective in a successful injury lawsuit is having a successful attorney that knows the ins and outs of injury law.
Paying for or even retaining an injury attorney is a unique situation. As with any lawsuit there is a plan to recover compensation for pain, suffering, and lost wages. Injury lawsuits are no different. Within an injury lawsuit, compensation is always monetary.
Injury attorneys most usually will not ask for payment from their clients unless there is a settlement. They most usually won’t take a high-risk case either. They most usually take thirty percent of the entire settlement. And they take it right off the top.
In the case of a lawsuit that surrounds an injury, there is no better attorney to handle the case than one who understands the laws. There is no better attorney than one who is compassionate to the long-term prognosis, and repercussions of certain accidents.