Reasons Why You Should Hire an Attorney
After you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to payment for damages. Injuries may require medical and chiropractic care that cost money. In addition, the law allows people to recover money for their pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of consortium, lost wages and loss of enjoyment of life. The insurance company for the responsible party should be paying the damages. So the question that always follows an accident is, “Do I need a lawyer?”
Hiring a lawyer to help you work through your injury case may be the best decision you make. Trying to handle your case yourself will not serve your interests. Lawyers will act as a consultant and provide you answers to any questions you may have after an injury. When you are done treating for your injuries, your lawyer will make a demand for payment from the other party’s insurance company.
It is important to hire a lawyer with experience in the courtroom and experience with arbitration and mediation. Hiring a lawyer without experience will cause insurance companies to undervalue your case. You may be thinking, “Where do I look?” Some people look in phonebooks and search Google for lawyers. This may not be the best way to find a lawyer. Ask your doctor or chiropractor who they would recommend. You want a lawyer that will be fair and honest, and one whose main concern is putting money in your pocket. Lawyers often lose sight of the fact that they were not the ones injured – the client was injured. This is why you need to rely upon the referrals of others who have been through the same ordeal or who have treated those in similar situations.
Should I Hire an Attorney?
The lawyers at Gonzales & Poirier have successfully represented hundreds of clients. Each case is handled with extraordinary care. The client’s interests are priority, not the lawyers. We almost always cut our fee to make sure you receive as much money as possible in any settlement. Sure there are times that our firm will not reduce our fees, but these are cases where we expend hundreds of hours of attorney time. Otherwise, we want you to have a good experience. Our firm handles all types of accident cases such as automobile and motorcycle accidents, truck and bus accidents, slip & fall, medical malpractice, wrongful death and other types of personal injury cases. We handle cases in Flagstaff, Holbrook, Winslow, Williams, Sedona, Cottonwood, Prescott and other parts of the State.
Call the Law Office of Gonzales & Poirier at 928-664-5400 to talk to one of our attorney’s or to schedule an appointment in our Flagstaff or Cottonwood office. To learn more visit our website.