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Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

Last updated 6 years ago

When you have been injured on the job, in an automobile accident, or while walking through your neighborhood, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim. If the injury you sustained in the accident is attributable to the negligence of another party who had a duty to exercise reasonable care, then you have a right to fair compensation for the harm and damages associated with your injury. When looking for a personal injury lawyer to represent you, seek out these qualities:


When researching a personal injury lawyer’s experience, you should consider two factors. First, find out how many years the attorney has been practicing for. Second, try to find out if the lawyer has experience with claims similar to yours. Look for an attorney with a high success rate to help you with your personal injury case.

Good Communication Skills

You want to choose a lawyer who makes you feel comfortable and has good communication skills. This is a sign that he or she will be able to work well with other lawyers, communicate effectively with judges, and keep you in the know as your case progresses.

Free Consultation Offering

When meeting with a personal injury attorney for the first time, you should not have to pay. Look for an attorney who understands that you may want to shop around before choosing the law office with which you will be working, and schedule a free initial consultation with that attorney.

Are you a resident of the Chicago area who is seeking the assistance of a dedicated, experienced, no-nonsense personal injury attorney? If so, McCready, Garcia & Leet P.C. can help. To arrange a free consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys, call (773) 779-9885. We can provide you with all of the legal assistance and representation you need in your pursuit to get the compensation you deserve for an injury caused by negligence.


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