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When serious injuries occur, the injured person must deal with dozens of problems in addition to their often devastating injuries. The injured persons often worry how they will pay medical bills or support their families while they are recuperating. The victim who is injured as a result of the negligence of another needs a lawyer to protect his or her claim and ensure that the victim receives the compensation deserved. The car accident lawyers at the Ritchie Law firm can provide help at critical times following an automobile accident.
First Priorities for Injured Persons and Their Families
As a first priority, an injured person should get all the treatment needed to ensure a rapid recovery from injuries. If you are a family member of an injured person, be sure they have your full support and the everyday details of life are handled for them.
How Do I Find the Right Lawyer for Me?
As a first requirement, your lawyer should be a specialist whose practice primarily handles injury cases. A lawyer who routinely handles criminal cases, divorces, wills, and other legal matters may not have the depth of experience needed to maximize your recovery. You should seek a lawyer who has trial experience, particularly in accident and injury law. Perhaps the easiest way to determine whether an attorney has the experience needed is to verify that he/she is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, www.nbtanet.org. Board certified attorneys have to meet rigorous requirements involving trial experience, ethics and legal knowledge.
Auto Accident Brochure
For additional information, please see our auto accident brochure.
At the Ritchie Law Firm, we work hard to protect the rights of our clients. Call us today at 1-800-277-6124 or click here to tell us about your injuries. We look forward to helping you.