Every personal injury firm will offer you with a free initial consultation before taking up your case. This is the most significant stage of preparing your case. The lawyer will ask you several questions to know case potential and about your injuries. On the other hand, you also come to know about the lawyer or the firm and know what you can expect from the case. Both you and the lawyer will know the where, who, why, what and when of the case. You are expected to answer to all questions honestly as that will help the lawyer to formulate a better plan to proceed with your case.
The Legal Process
You will also know about the legal process and its requirements. The experienced lawyer will offer you with better insight about the claim amount you can expect, the probable time taken to reach to a settlement and the best approach. The attorney will explain the entire legal process right from the start to the finish and let you know what may happen behind the scenes. You will know about the probable defenses that may be put up by the opponent party. In short you will be well informed about your case and be prepared mentally for the final outcome.
Know Your Part
The lawyer will also inform you about your part which is also very important for the desired outcome of the case. A lot of documents and evidences are required for filing the case. These documents are also required for drafting legal briefs and requests for replies. To collect all these evidences you must work together with the attorney provided there are no mobility issues. The most significant part of yours is to not miss a meeting with your injury doctor or any appointments with the lawyer to establish a better communication process.