If you’ve been the victim of serious personal injury, medical malpractice, or have a wrongful death claim stemming from the death of a loved one, it is time to find a trusted law firm to represent you. If you have lost any quality of life due to an accident, those responsible need to compensate you for medical bills, lost wages, and other traumas you have endured.
Below are some things to look for when finding a personal injury law attorney.
You want to go with a law firm that specializes in personal injury cases. They will have extensive knowledge of Oregon law as it pertains to accidents and malpractice claims. Many attorneys claim to handle these types of cases, but few specialize and focus their practice to these areas.
Willing to Go to Trial
Many attorneys are not willing to go to the lengths necessary to get you the best outcome for your case. If your attorney would rather always settle than bring the case to trial when the circumstances demand it, then it is better to look elsewhere. Trial is a lot of work and intimidating to many lawyers. Make sure the lawyer you choose would be willing to go trial should the need arise.
Experienced lawyers are your best option to receive a favorable outcome to your case. A quick online search can usually show how long the law firm has been around and how long their attorneys have been practicing. A reputable firm will disclose where each lawyer received their education.
If a firm has community involvement, it means that they care about their communities and are not a big company that treats everyone as commodities. It means that the law firm takes pride in the work its attorneys do and cares about people’s well-being.
Shlesinger and deVilleneuve Attorneys are personal injury specialists that have been practicing for over four decades. We’ve won or settled over 20,000 cases during those years. We fight for our clients to get the optimal possible outcome and continually train and attend conferences to improve our skills. We pride ourselves on our charity work and involvement in the community. If you’ve been involved in a personal injury, please contact us for a free consultation.