Ways To Prepare For Your Consultation With A Car Accident Attorney

Meeting with your personal injury lawyer for the first time can be intimidating. Knowing this person holds the key to assisting in recovering your losses can be nerve-wracking. This is the time to ask all of your questions and get the right legal answers. Knowing ways to help you prepare for the consultation will allow you to get the most out of this important meeting.

Create a List

The way to get the most information from your attorney is by creating a list of questions to ask when you are at the consultation . This can be helpful in case you are forgetful during the meeting.

Listed below are some questions you may wish to ask:

1. What are the chances of winning the case?

2. What do you think are the strengths of the case?

3. Should a jury trial be demanded in this situation?

4. What is the amount of compensation should you seek?

5. What charges should be filed against the other driver?

6. How long will it take for the case to be finished?

7. What will the attorney fees be?

The more detailed you can be in your questions when meeting with an attorney, the more you will get out of the meeting.

Bring Important Documents

The time to show your attorney the amount of evidence that you have against the other driver is during the consultation.

Listed below are documents you should bring with you:

1. Any official reports you have showing the other party was at fault for the accident.

2. Copies of your medical bills that may include doctors' visits, hospitalization and costs for physical therapy.

3. Proof of damage to your vehicle, such as an estimate for your auto body shop to get your car repaired.

4. The list of people who saw the accident happen and who are willing to testify in court.

5. Any correspondence you have with the other driver that could be used against this person.

Finally, being prepared in advance when meeting with your attorney will allow you to get the most information from this meeting. The key to winning your case may rest in the legal advice you are given and how you proceed once you have it. Be sure to provide all the details of your auto accident to your lawyer to get the necessary legal advice to begin taking the appropriate action and get the compensation you need.

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