How to Select a Lawyer

Selecting a Skillful Alabama Personal Injury Attorney

The Benefits of Hiring a Top-Notch Lawyer

A top-notch injury lawyer with years of legal experience can maximize your chances of winning a successful claim or lawsuit. Additionally, he can protect you in the following ways:

  • Litigate complex cases involving serious injuries or monetary losses
  • Use his knowledge of Alabama Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, or Workers Compensation laws to your advantage
  • Represent your interests in an insurance liability dispute
  • Use creative legal skills during mediation, arbitration or negotiation
  • Accept your case on a contingency basis, meaning that he receives a fractional percentage of your award — only if you win. If you do not win, he receives no fee

How to Select a Lawyer to Represent You

Now that you know what a good lawyer can do for you, choosing a lawyer that fits your needs may take some research. You may want to start here:

Personal and Business References

Ask friends or business acquaintances to recommend a trusted lawyer, based on the attorney’s legal acumen, trial skills, response-time to client concerns, and the ability of his firm to win fair settlements for their clients.

Lawyer Directories and Referral Services

Lawyer Directories and Referral Services offer an overall profile for each attorney. The directories provide details about the lawyer’s educational background, past experience and standing with the state bar.

Lawyer Rating Services

Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Review, or AV Peer Review Ratings services publish feedback and recommendations from previous clients or from other lawyers who are familiar with the legal ability and ethical standards of a particular lawyer.

Lawyer Landing Pages/Social Networking Websites

A good place to find information is on the law firm’s website, blog or social networking page. The website highlights the educational history, bar admissions, past employment, and publications, memberships, honors and awards of the attorney.
Blogs are useful in that they have continuously updated legal information or news items pertaining to the area of law you are seeking.

Take advantage of a free accident or injury consultation to receive an honest assessment of your case. Bring all of your accident-related documents and medical bills to the meeting. Does the lawyer seem fully engaged with your case? Do his actions communicate professionalism?

The award winning Birmingham personal injury attorneys at Wininger Law Firm, LLC, have been helping clients for over 40 years obtain financial remuneration for their accident related injuries. Our law firm enjoys an AV-rating in Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review, the highest rating available. Call us today to arrange for a confidential free injury case evaluation at 205.322.3663.