Feb 27 2017

Injury Lawyer Tip: What to do after your FREE CONSULTATION

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You’ve been hurt in an auto accident in Utah or perhaps another state and, unfortunately, the accident was caused by another party’s negligence. Soon, it becomes clear that you will need to hire a lawyer to ensure that you’re fairly compensated for your troubles.

You have located a reputable personal injury law firm, you’ve arranged for a free consultation. Before speaking with an auto accident attorney, you’ll want to be prepared to get the most out of your free consultation. Before you go into that consultation here are a couple of tips for making certain that a positive interaction occurs.

Before you meet with your lawyer to discuss your legal issue, make a list of questions you have. This will help the meeting run more efficiently. The next step may seem obvious but it’s important.  Listen to your lawyer. They know how to best handle your case and they know what it takes to help you obtain the settlement you deserve.

Additionally, when speaking with your lawyer here in Utah or elsewhere, make sure you are completely honest. There’s simply no sense in withholding information about an accident or fabricating the details of the injuries.  Your lawyer is there to help you and they can’t provide sound legal counsel if you aren’t entirely transparent as to an event’s specifics.

Furthermore, there are a couple of documents you will want to consider bringing. They include, but are not limited to, police reports, medical bills and insurance information. When handled properly, a free consultation can be a mutually beneficial meeting for all involved.

William Rawlings & Associates has over 35 years experience in handling accident and wrongful death claims.  Put our award winning Firm on your team.  We will fight aggressively to get you the settlement you deserve.