When you have a catastrophic injury that has affected your livelihood, you may be unsure how to start rebuilding. If another person’s negligence caused the injury, a personal injury case could provide restitution for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other associated costs.
Review the benefits of hiring an attorney who provides hands-on care during this type of case.
When you receive personalized advice from an attorney who specializes in a particular law area, he or she has extensive knowledge of how the law and how it may apply to your case. Attorneys who practice general law may not have the same breadth and depth of experience in the area where you need help.
Compassion and empathy
The time after a serious personal injury can be difficult for both the injured person and his or her family. An attorney who provides hands-on service understands the challenges you face and can lend an ear. He or she will be able to explain the possible outcomes of your case and help you plan to move forward after settlement.
When you work with your attorney on a one-to-one basis, you can form trust with that person to handle your case. You should feel comfortable reaching out to your lawyer with any questions you have during the process, and he or she should explain the answers in a way you understand.
In Washington, you have three years to file a personal injury lawsuit after a negligent incident. Take time to find an attorney who understands and empathizes with your concerns.