Helping You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Legal Challenges

How to choose a Wauwatosa, WI car accident lawyer

On Behalf of | May 10, 2016 | Car Accidents |

When in a small or large car accident it’s really important to know what to do and who to call. It’s also important to choose the right car accident attorney in Wauwatosa, WI for your case. Spend time doing your research and choose a car accident attorney who you feel most comfortable with. Today we’re going to discuss some other points to keep in mind when searching for a car accident attorney in Wauwatosa, WI.

First, make a list of all the car accident attorneys in your area, once you have the list you need to research and find out what their success rates are with car accidents and personal injury cases. Throw out attorneys that don’t have a very high success rate with car accidents and personal injury. It’s important to choose a lawyer with experience and proof of success, as this will be critical in how your particular case is handled. It’s also important to look at the attorney’s record of success in trials and not just settlements out of court. Many cases settle out of court but there are many cases that need to be taken to trial in a court of law, so it is important that your attorney have a successful rate in court.

Secondly, when choosing an attorney it’s important to know how that particular attorney will bill you for their services. Will the attorney charge you based on a per hour fee or on a contingency fee? Many attorneys’ now-a-days charge based on a contingency fee, which means that you do not pay anything ‘right now’ but the attorney will take a percentage of your settlement. Ask what that percentage is and what other fees they charge and what those fees will amount to. If you lawyer does not win the case they do not get paid, so the benefit here is that your attorney will work extra hard on your case to get you the maximum reward.

Finally, compare all your research and choose the attorney you feel will best represent you in court and out of court.

Our attorneys in Wauwatosa, WI have extensive experience in dealing with personal injury and car accidents; call us today at 414-259-9300 for a free consultation.