One of the questions people ask themselves after an accident is whether they truly need to hire an injury lawyer or if they can get by filing the claim on their own.
First thought that comes to our minds is the old adage about how you could probably pull your own tooth if you had to – but wouldn’t you rather a dentist do it?
Of course, some of it depends on the severity of the situation. Are we talking a baby tooth or a root canal?
Still, we know the lines are somewhat ambiguous as to when it’s a good idea to hire an injury lawyer, when you may be fine to wing it, and when your case is pretty much doomed if you don’t have one.
The good news is that most South Florida injury lawyers provide free initial consultations. This can go a long way in helping you make an informed choice about whether a case is worth pursuing and if you need a professional legal advocate’s help. Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to talk to a couple of different lawyers at the outset, just to get a few different perspectives on the basics of your case viability, value, and difficulty level.
In addition to injury severity, other factors pertinent to deciding whether it’s wise to hire a Palm Beach injury lawyer: Continue reading