Questions to Ask Your Injury Claim Lawyer in Gilsland
An injury lawyer will gather together the evidence, complete paperwork and represent you in court. Before you hire an injury lawyer, you will want to do plenty of research to check that they are the right person for the job. This article lists some questions that you should ask any injury lawyer before you hire them, plus it also explains how to find a great injury lawyer that works in your area.
What Qualifications Do You Hold?
It is a requirement by law that lawyers undergo a lengthy training process in order to legally represent you in court. Make sure that the lawyer has all of the appropriate qualifications before agreeing to hire them.
How Long Have You Been Working as a Lawyer For?
You should also ask how long they have been working as a lawyer for. Although this is not the be all and end all, it will help to give you an indication as to how experienced they are.
What Do You Specialise In?
You will want to find a lawyer who specialises in injury law.
Do You Operate on a No Win No Fee* Basis?
A no win no fee* service means that you do not have to pay any fees if your case is unsuccessful. There are some not so good law firms out there that will take on any case, even if they think it will be unsuccessful, just so they can get the legal fees. It is always best to choose a law firm that works on no win no fee* basis.
How Much Compensation Can I Claim?
This depends on your circumstances. The amount you are awarded will often depend on the seriousness of the injuries that you sustained. Compensation can be claimed for injuries, damage to your personal property, loss of earnings, medical bills, transportation costs and childcare costs.
Accident Advice Helpline have a free compensation calculator on our website. This calculator lets you see if you have a valid claim or not, plus it will estimate just how much you may be able to claim should your case be successful, all in under 30 seconds.
Finding an Injury Claim Lawyer in Gilsland to Help You
You can find an injury lawyer who works in your area by searching online. The best lawyers will work for a specialist law firm. If you live within the UK, give Accident Advice Helpline a call. Our helpful operatives are on hand 24/7 to answer any questions that you may have regarding the claim process. We also have lawyers who work solely on a no win no fee* basis, so you really have nothing to lose. To see how much you could be awarded, give us a call today.
Our customer service team can be reached 24 hours a day by calling from a landline on 0800 180 4123, or from a mobile on 0333 500 0992.
Date Published: 13th November 2013
Author: David Brown