Be Clear About Expectations and Goals When Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer

Two of the most important things you can tell your personal injury lawyer during the initial consultation is your ideal end result and what you expect from him/her as the case progresses.

“It is important that the lawyer and client be on the same page from the beginning. Be clear about what you would like to achieve with your lawsuit and what your expectations are. If you want to be frequently updated on the progress of your case, then say so. If you prefer only to be informed when significant events occur in the case, then make that clear as well. Pay attention to how receptive the lawyer is to your individual needs and desires. Remember that this is your case, and you have every right to play an important role in how the case is handled.”

From our free guide, “How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer.”

If you’re in the midst of a personal injury lawsuit in the Orange County area, and think you’ve hired an incompetent or unqualified lawyer, we’re here to help. Submit a free case evaluation form to the right of this page or download our free resource, “How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer.”