Using a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you have been injured by another party, physically or otherwise, a personal injury attorney may be able to help you file a claim and collect monetary damages. Most personal injury lawyers provide prospective clients with a free initial consultation, and often will not charge you unless you win your case. This subsection (part of our Accidents and Injuries section) includes articles and resources to help you determine whether or not you need an attorney for a personal injury claim and how to proceed if you do. Additionally, you will find an attorney intake questionnaire, attorney agreements and other sample documents.
- Get Legal Help for an Accident or Injury
The basics of how an attorney can help you with a personal injury claim. Learn about the stages of a personal injury case, which documents and records to collect, and how to find the right attorney for your case.
- Why an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney?
An experienced personal injury attorney can do a lot to help you get the compensation you deserve. This section describes a number of reasons why you should seek out an experienced attorney when preparing your personal injury claim.
- Personal Injury Forms
A collection of forms, documents, and questionnaires to help you prepare your personal injury case. You’ll find sample medical records release forms, damage estimate worksheets, retainer and contingency agreements, and much more.
- Attorney Injury Intake Questionnaire
Your attorney will need to know many details about your injury in order to prepare your case. This questionnaire will help you organize your information regarding various aspects the injury, including the extent of your injuries, how the injuries occurred, and the expenses you’ve incurred as a result.
- Checklist for Your Personal Injury Attorney
A checklist of important information and documents you should bring with you when you meet with your attorney for the first time. The accident report, medical bills, and your insurance policies are just of a few of the documents you should bring.
- Sample Contingency Agreement
Most personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning your attorney will receive a percentage of any damages you recover. This sample form will give you an idea of the terms of most contingency fee agreements.