San Diego Car Accident Attorney
Getting into a car accident is never planned, and is usually stressful and expensive. Your commute is delayed when you have to pull over and call the police to come write up an accident report. You might have been injured in the accident (even slightly—be sure you always go to a doctor to check for whiplash or concussion), or your car may have incurred damage, whether minor or enough to total the vehicle. Regardless, no one wants to get into a car accident on purpose. That’s why it’s called an accident. And when you’re having to deal with the expenses and stress of the aftermath of an accident, it’s a good idea to start looking for a San Diego car accident attorney.
A San Diego car accident attorney is going to look at the accident report, listen to your statement, gather witness testimonies if need be, and stand by your side every step of the way to ensure that as much of your expenses and damages are paid for as possible.
When looking for your attorney, there are a few things you want to keep an eye out for. Find an attorney that structures their fees in a way you can afford. Do they require a retainer up front? Do you only need to pay if you win? Different personal injury lawyers set up their fees differently, so be sure to shop around.
Ask your friends and family members for a San Diego car accident attorney that they trust. The best way to find your lawyer is through recommendations from past clients. If you don’t know anyone who has been in an accident and needed a personal injury attorney before, try running a quick web search and be sure to look through reviews. Schedule initial consultations with multiple attorneys, and hire the one who makes you feel the best about your case. Your attorney should make you feel secure, and not scared, about your chances of getting the help and finances that you need.
2.35 million people are injured in car accidents in the United States each year, so car accidents are much more common than people like to think. But this means that there are so many experienced car accident lawyers to choose from.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in San Diego, contact The May Firm to represent your case and stand by you every step of the way.