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3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Attorney

Finding the Right Attorney for Your Case

There are dozens of personal injury attorneys throughout Colorado, so finding the right one for your case may seem like a strenuous task. However, utilizing your initial consultation to discuss questions you may have regarding your situation can make the selection process that much simpler. Here are three questions that may help narrow down your search:

#1. How Often Do You Take On Cases Like Mine?

While many personal injury attorneys handle a variety of matters, they may have a specific practice area that most of their successful cases come from. In some instances, they may even refer you to another firm if they perceive that someone else can help you more.

When in your initial consultation, don’t shy away from asking the attorney about their track record with cases like yours and overall success rate. This may help provide you with more peace of mind in the process.

#2. Who From the Firm Should I Expect to Hear From? How Often?

Although your initial consultation may be with a specific attorney, they may not always be the person you communicate with regularly. Some firms have paralegals, case managers, or other support staff available to answer questions, while the attorney is mostly available to provide updates.

Be open to discussing your communication preferences when you meet with an attorney for the first time. If you prefer to hear from them every month during the duration of your case, make that known; the same goes for if you only anticipate hearing from them when there’s an important update with your case.

#3. What’s the Probability That My Case Will Go to Trial?

Realistically, very few personal injury cases will result in a trial. However, that doesn’t mean that you should go into your legal dispute thinking that it could never happen. Working with an attorney who has trial experience and can provide you with an assessment of the probability of that occurring in your situation can help you better understand the nature of your case.

Looking for a Personal Injury Attorney? Call (303) 622-5858

Our Denver personal injury attorneys have over a century of combined experience and $250 million in compensation recovered for our clients. We pride ourselves in being the compassionate advocate our clients need in trying times and aim to provide the best possible representation. To get in touch with a member of our team to schedule a free consultation, call (303) 622-5858 or fill out this short form.
 

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