Almost every personal injury lawyer offers a free consultation. If you search “Georgia personal injury attorney” you will get an overwhelming number of results. Even if you limit yourself to the first page, how do you know which attorney is right for you?
The personal injury law firm of Slappey & Sadd was founded in 1992. We help injured people in the Atlanta area and across the state of Georgia get the compensation they need to put their lives back together. If you’d like to schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, contact us online or call us at 404-255-6677 to learn about how we can help you.
Start with Referrals
The best thing you can do is to ask your friends and family if they know any attorneys who can help. Obviously, a referral to a personal injury attorney would be best, but any attorney may be able to give you a few minutes to discuss your case and then refer you to a personal injury attorney that they know. When asking for referrals, give priority to those where they actually handled a case for someone you know.
Research and Read Reviews
While a google search can be overwhelming, the internet is an extremely powerful tool for finding a personal injury lawyer. Most law firms have very informative websites. Read through the practice area pages to understand the kinds of cases they handle. You also want to review through the page about the firm in general – it’s history, where they are located, and what areas they serve. You can also read biographies for each attorney in the firm and the kinds of cases they handle.
Many firms also post reviews on their website. Detailed reviews can give you a sense of what level of service the firm provides to its clients.
Make the Most of Your Initial Consultation
Assuming that you meet with multiple attorneys, you want to take full advantage of your free consultation. This is your opportunity to get a sense of whether the lawyer will be a good fit for you. It’s also a good opportunity for the lawyer to figure out whether they can handle your case. Come to your consultation prepared:
- Bring copies of your medical bills, accident reports, and any other documentation related to your accident.
- Jot down notes concerning as many details regarding your accident as you can
- Come prepared to ask questions about how the attorney will handle your case and how they bill for their services and costs
Coming to the consultation prepared will help you get a better sense of whether the attorney is a good fit and help the attorney give a better assessment of your case.
Injured? Contact the Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys at Slappey & Sadd
We understand how overwhelming it can be to find a lawyer to help with your case. We’ve been working with accident victims across the state of Georgia since 1992. We work with our clients to ensure they always understand what is going on with their case and what their options are. If you’d like to speak with one of our attorneys about your case, contact us at 404-255-6677 to schedule your free consultation today.