What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need for My Personal Injury Claim?

When you're injured in an accident in Fort Worth, you need help and you need it fast. Depending on the severity of your injuries and the attitude of the insurance company you may need to hire a DFW lawyer to get you the medical treatment and compensation you need. If you've been hurt in an auto accident, motorcycle wreck or any other catastrophic accident there is a good chance you will need to consult with an attorney.

After an accident, there are so many decisions to make but one of your most important moves is to hire the right lawyer for your accident claim. So many injured victims pick the first civil attorney they see in the phonebook, which can often be a mistake. Picking the wrong lawyer can hurt your case and can ultimately limit the amount you are able to recover for your injuries.

If you've been injured in a serious accident in Texas, look for an attorney Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. This designation is only given to lawyers who have practiced a requisite number of years, handled and tried to a jury a certain number of injury cases, have been evaluated by judges and peers and have passed a vigorous examination on injury law. In Texas, only 2 percent of attorneys have this legal designation.

Consulting with an experienced Board Certified personal injury attorney can help protect your legal rights in many ways. First of all, your injury lawyer can evaluate your case and advise you on your options better than a general civil attorney who takes all kinds of cases. Because personal injury attorneys like those at the Anderson Law Firm only handle personal injury cases, they are up to date on the changes and interpretations of the law. Knowing how the law applies to your specific situation is key in recovering the maximum amount for your injuries.

Accident lawyers have teams that know the ins and outs of accident investigations and are better equipped to gather the important facts related to your claim that are needed to hold the responsible party legally accountable. PI attorneys are aware of critical deadlines and are skilled at working through the paper maze the insurance company will undoubtedly use to keep you from getting the settlement you deserve.

Perhaps the best reason to hire a Tarrant County personal injury lawyer is because they know how to handle the insurance company. Insurance companies aren't really in the business to help you, they are in the business to make and save money. They spend billions of dollars on advertising every year to mislead consumers on the facts of accident claims. Board Certified personal injury attorneys like those at the Anderson Law Firm are familiar with the insurance company's shady tactics and will not be fooled. Accident lawyers are used to working with insurance companies and will not be pressured into taking an unsatisfactory settlement.

Finally, personal injury attorneys are skilled in negotiating with opposing counsel, making arguments in trial, and generally representing your interests throughout the legal process.

Like many Fort Worth auto accident and wrongful death law firms, the Anderson Law Firm always offers free case consultations. In your free case review, you can find out what your case value is and ask all of the legal questions you have.

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Mark A. Anderson
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Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer in Fort Worth, Texas