How to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer
Truck wrecks are devastating. If you’ve been involved in one, then you may not know what to do next. Between the rising medical bills, finding alternate transportation, and putting your life back together, the added pressure of finding a truck accident lawyer can get unbelievably overwhelming. Don’t worry. We’re here to help. Here are the simple steps you should follow when looking for a truck accident lawyer.
Start a Search
Here’s the easiest part. When looking for a lawyer who handles truck wrecks, just start with a broad search. At this stage, you can just glance over websites and get an idea of whether or not you’d like to work with any of these attorneys. You can tell a lot from an attorney’s website. Use your gut instinct as the first part of the search process. You’ll take a more in-depth approach from there.
Look for Experience and Contingency Fees
Now it’s time to deepen your search. Now that you have a few websites on hand, look for mentions of experience and contingency fees. When it comes to handling the aftermath of truck wrecks, experience matters. You’ll want someone on your side who has been in this game for decades. An experienced attorney will increase your chances of a successful case.
Now, what about contingency fees? If an attorney works on a contingency basis, it means that he or she does not collect attorney’s fees unless you win your case. Those who work on a contingency basis tend to have more confidence in their own skills than those who do not. Contingency also means way less financial risk for you.
Get a Free Consultation
If you’ve found a lawyer who you think can win your case, your next step is to get a consultation. This meeting should not cost you anything. During your consultation, you’ll discuss your case with your potential attorney. You’ll talk about your circumstances, and then you and the attorney will decide together whether he or she is the right lawyer for your case. This meeting is a great opportunity to ask questions, so feel free to write down questions that you come up with before the consultation. If the consultation goes well and you feel comfortable and confident with this attorney, then you and the attorney can move forward with your case.
Looking for an attorney that knows a thing or two about truck wrecks? Wheeler and Watson is here to help. This experienced, dynamic team has a long history of success. Ready to get started? Get your free consultation.