In general, the cost of personal injury lawyers in Northumberland will vary depending on how experienced they are, what the rough cost of a personal injury lawyer is within this area in particular and how much work they are going to do for you.
It is important to find an injury lawyer who you can afford, but it is also important to find a lawyer that you can trust and work happily with. Apart from cost, here are some of the important things to think about when choosing a lawyer that will work for you.
A good reputation
You can look online or ask around to find out what other people’s experiences have been with the lawyer or law firm that you are looking into. You are looking for someone who has a fairly good track record when it comes to making successful claims. But you should also be looking for a solicitor who has a good track record of working well with people and having their clients feel happy and comfortable throughout the claims process, as otherwise this can be difficult for you.
Happy to go a bit further
Look for a solicitor who is happy to do a little more for you to ensure that your claim is as comfortable for you as possible. You should be looking for a lawyer who will process your claim on your behalf, and only come to you when they need more information.
Someone who is comfortable working on your claim and isn’t going to constantly come to you or ask you to do too much whilst you are recovering.
Getting around the immediate cost of personal injury lawyers in Northumberland
If you are worried about the cost of personal injury lawyers in Northumberland, because you are still trying to pay for your medical bills and time off work due to your injury, it may be worth looking into working with a no win no fee* lawyer. No win no fee* means that your lawyer will work on your behalf to put your case together, but will only take their fee at the end of the claim, out of the compensation that you are awarded.
Make sure that you speak to your lawyer first to find out exactly what percentage they will be taking for their fee, and what will come out in court costs and so on, so that you are not left with less than you wanted at the end. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or you can text “claim365” to 88010 and the team will be happy to get you started on a claim.
Date Published: 6th September 2015
Author: David Brown