To say which firm is the best is impossible as there are so many factors that go into it; and ultimately, the answer is very subjective. However, to understand what makes a firm worth hiring, it’s important to first know what a Personal Injury law firm does. A successful firm in this field will be handling dozens of cases at a time. So, it’s essential that the firm stays well organized and doesn’t bite off more than it can chew. Accordingly, an established firm will have experience with thousands of cases over time. Therefore, it’s recommend that something you do on your search for the best possible attorney for your case is to find out how long the firm has been practicing for. This is a solid indicator of its level of experience. Of course, bigger firms will have some less experienced attorneys.
The next thing to look at is whether or not the attorney is willing to aggressively work on your case, in order to earn you the best compensation possible. Often times, lawyers will become complacent in putting in the minimum amount of work for a satisfactory settlement. It’s important to find a firm that knows the in’s and out’s of how each major insurance company works because this can mean the difference in aggressively negotiating your settlement and being swindled into thinking you received a fair offer.
You want to find a lawyer that’s dedicated to guiding clients through what can be an otherwise stressful and confusing time. This means calling clients back the day of and always answering questions promptly and sufficiently. It’s always important to be comfortable with calling your attorney with questions. In fact, a good lawyer will encourage it so you aren’t conned by duplicitous questions from insurance companies.
If you are looking for representation for a Personal Injury claim in the Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia area, contact Gelb and Gelb for dedicated, experienced, aggressive counsel.