If You Need An Attorney
The questions you should ask your personal injury attorney before hiring them
will vary with each case. Start with these -
What are your areas of specialization?
What is the cost of the initial consultation?
Have you handled cases like mine before? How many? What was the outcome?
Will you be the only attorney who works on the case? If not, who else will work
How long will it take for this case to be resolved?
How much will my case cost? Can you take my case on a contingent fee basis?
Can I do some of the work on the case to keep the cost down?
Are there things I should do to improve my case, or to help you?
How will you keep me informed about the progress of my case?
If I contact your office with questions, how long will you take to return my
If you are unavailable or on vacation, who can I speak to about my case?
Can I reach you after hours if I have an emergency?
How often do you go to trial?
If I am not happy with a settlement offer, and you want to settle, will you go
to court anyway?