If you or someone you love has been involved in a car accident or collision, you need the right lawyer. Look for these traits when searching for a Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyer.
Vehicle collisions, whether they happen in the middle of rush hour traffic or on a country road, can change a life in a moment, and while no one can turn back time, there are people out there who are dedicated to ensuring that the future for victims of collisions and accidents is bright and hopeful. Some of those people include car accident attorneys and, when they are dedicated, they can help you recover from your accident. Here are some traits to look for in your Los Angeles car accident lawyer.
While every lawyer has to start somewhere, your future is not the right place. Cases that involve vehicle collisions are extremely complicated, drawing in everything from large corporate insurance companies to medical expertise, and they are simply not designed for people who have no experience or no support. Make sure that your Los Angeles car accident lawyer belongs to a firm that has experience in car accident cases. This could be a new firm with experienced lawyers or a young lawyer with an excellent team behind them. Whatever the case may be, your situation will need people who understand your situation—and how these cases get won.
2.† Medical Expertise
While your Los Angeles car accident lawyer should be experienced in how to get the most for their clients, they should also have a thorough knowledge of the medical issues that drive many of these cases. By no means should they be a full-fledged doctor, but they should have a thorough grasp of the injuries and conditions that you have received as a result of your accident or collision. In some cases, your Los Angeles car accident lawyer may have access to entire research departments that can help ensure that your specific medical situation is thoroughly explained to the courts, and that a connection between the injuries and the collision is definitively drawn.
According to the Government of California, “32 percent of all drivers killed in motor vehicle crashes, who were tested, tested positive for legal and/or illegal drugs [in 2013].” It is shocking that these statistics remain so high, but it is also a reminder that car accidents require thorough investigations—and not just by the police, but by your legal team as well. If you have suffered from a vehicle collision, it is your legal team’s job to connect the lines between your injuries and the person responsible. In some instances, this will require interviewing people who were involved in the collision, professionals who responded to the site, and people who diagnosed your current medical condition. This may require weeks and months of investigation, so you need to ensure that your Los Angeles car accident lawyer has the dedication to present the best case they can.
Car accidents and vehicle collisions can change someone’s life in an instant, and this is often outside the victim’s control. Their future, however, is up to them, and the right Los Angeles car accident lawyer can help ensure their life is rebuilt. Always make sure that the lawyer you choose for your vehicle collision case is dedicated, experienced, and has access to medical knowledge to help you build the best case possible, and to help you get the compensation that you deserve.
Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP†a team of experienced attorneys in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Irvine, CA offering legal services for personal injury, car accident, insurance bad faith, construction defects, civil rights, property damage, home insurance, and business litigation. To know more, visit Actslaw/about.