What Makes a Good Injury Accident Attorney?
Every vehicle accident case is unique in its own way. Our South Florida auto accident attorneys will evaluate your particular situation as soon as possible in order to determine the most appropriate course of action for your case. We will take on the insurance companies, negotiate your medical expenses, and attempt to get any compensation that may be available to you for lost earnings and other damage. A good accident attorney is effective at negotiating with the insurer or the defendant’s insurance company. As a result, reasonable compensation can be received.
Through no fault of their own, folks in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and adjoining areas find themselves involved in car accidents, slip and fall incidents, boating, bicycle and motorcycle accidents. Here are some critical things to look for when you are seeking an attorney after your injury.
A good accident attorney will establish a firm but respectful relationship with the insurance company’s assigned accident lawyer to establish clear communication and understand case specifics quickly.
The injury accident lawyer demonstrates effectiveness in negotiating with the insurer or the defendant’s insurance company and, as a result, obtaining reasonable compensation.
The accident lawyer in Boca Raton and Delray Beach should be Board Certified with the Florida Bar Association and eligible to appear in a higher court if necessary. If the case is transferred to a higher court, you will have an attorney with litigation experience in the Palm Beach County court system.
There should be a track record of effectiveness in negotiating with the insurer or the defendant’s insurance company and, as a result, obtaining reasonable compensation.
Recognitions, Badges and Peer Accolades
Make sure they have other recognitions, badges and peer accolades, including:
A Super Lawyers rating – Super Lawyers is a peer-review rating service that recognizes and honors exceptional attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved a high level of professional performance and peer recognition. Independent research, peer nominations, and peer reviews are all part of the selection process.
A high Avvo Rating – Avvo was started in Seattle, Washington, by tech-savvy lawyer Mark Britton with the goal of making the legal process simpler and assisting customers in finding a lawyer. Avvo provides detailed information on lawyers and legal issues so that you can make the choices that are right for you.
A Five Star.Lawyer badge – 5 Star Lawyer is one of the top new attorney recognition websites featuring lawyers who have attained the prestigious 5 star rating.
A National Trial Lawyers Ranking – The National Trial Attorneys is a professional association of the country’s most accomplished trial lawyers who have shown excellent skills as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national association offers trial attorneys networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest-quality educational programs available.
Medical Expert Witnesses
A top accident lawyer should have access to medical expert witnesses. These are essentially witnesses who help a good accident attorney to bring cases to successful completion.
The successful attorney will always have access to medical expert witnesses. Expert witnesses are typically fully-vetted in every discipline you can imagine. There is even some outside of the normal disciplines you might expect. All are ready to shine a light on the truth and will help the attorney to make your case.
Large Settlements Are Not Unusual
An effective injury accident lawyer has a track record of successful case completions and numerous large settlements. Our strategic use of expert witnesses, coupled with the diverse legal experience of our firm, allows for substantial settlements in complex cases.
Knowledge of Local Streets
A good accident attorney in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, and adjoining areas is familiar with local streets and has a working and timely knowledge of the most accident-prone areas. This knowledge comes into play in many road accident cases.
Their understanding of local Boca Raton and Delray Beach roadways and traffic conditions enables Zappitell Law Firm to better argue your case.
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