Even though lawyers are generally unpopular, solicitors for car accidents are usually really distrusted. Sometimes the reputation is justified. But with some care, you can find a great solicitor who is going to help you with your claim.
When you have been in an accident, you want to find the right person to help you with your claim and that is a solicitor. Below you are going to find some tips that you can use for finding the right accident law firm to help you with your claim.
Expertise of the accident law firm
When you’re compiling a good selection of solicitors that you can choose from, you should be sure they’re all accredited by the SRA as being experts in injuries from car accidents. This is the official body that oversees solicitors’ conduct.
Recommendations and reviews of the accident law firm
The SRA list is a good place for you to start, but you are going to find a lot of places that are all on that list. So where do you go from there? One of the things that you can do to find someone that you can trust is to go and read reviews of some of the solicitors that you are interested in.
Another thing that you can do is to talk to people that you know and trust to find out who they would recommend for you to use. Chances are that they are going to have someone that they are glad to send you to, in order to help you with your case. If you are still having trouble choosing, choose the one that is really close to you. You will be talking with this person a lot and you won’t want to travel a long way to go see them.
Process management of the accident law firm
After you’ve chosen the right solicitor, you’ll let them start with the claim process. However, you shouldn’t completely abdicate all responsibility to your legal representation. The solicitor is going to be there to help with your decision making.
You want to decide whether you want to settle, or you want a court battle. Get the advice from the professionals but keep yourself in control of the claim. When the case is done, you’ll be the one making the final decision.
These are the three things that you can do for finding the right accident law firm to help you with your accident claim. But some people don’t have the time to go and sort through all of the possible law firms that are in the area. At Accident Advice Helpline, we have solicitors who are ready and available to help you.
Call us any time and we can help you with finding the right person for your case and needs.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim, call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 9th December 2012
Author: David Brown