A Personal Injury Specialist is an accident lawyer or an accident claim expert that you contact for legal support in case of a personal injury occurred in an accident to make your compensation claim. In England and Wales these specialists are either a barrister or a solicitor.
The accidents might have occurred as a result of negligence by another person, or an organisation. A Personal Injury Specialist is specialised in “tort law” which deals with civil legal actions. This can also include economic damages done to a person, his property or rights.
In case of any accident or injury even before you contact your insurance company a Personal Injury Specialist should be contacted and hired. If you fail to gain help by a specialist you can have complications and difficulties in getting your claims. It is even possible that no recovery or compensation is given to you. After you contact an attorney you may be able to find out your rights which otherwise are not known to you.
Across the UK, there are many companies that offer well trained lawyers who will be able to guide or help you with or without fees. If you will be able to prove that it is the other person’s fault you can hire a specialist for your claim. Some people are of the opinion that they should not hire a lawyer because of the court proceedings etc but you should not be afraid because unless there are serious consequences you will not have to go to the court.
To find the best Personal Injury Specialist you need to sit down and research. Take help from your computer. Use your search engine to find out which personal injury specialist is best in your area. e.g. If you live in London put your zip code in the search engine and search within the area to find the best specific results. It is often possible that you may listen to or read an advertisement of a renowned Personal Injury Specialist that works in your area. You can also ask your neighbors, friends and office colleagues if they can refer you to some good personal injury specialist.
Do not find one and just stick to him. Find two or three in your area, locate their offices and interview them. During the interview some basic questions need to be asked and kept in mind to make a final decision. Question would include:
How many years have you been working as a Personal Injury Specialist?
Who are the most satisfied customers, and how can you contact them e.g. email addresses and phone numbers?
Are the cases you have one being documented and can I see them?
Has anyone ever filed a complaint against you in the Insurance Department or the State Bar Association?
How much do you charge and what is the mode of payment and when do I have to pay you?
Can you provide me with a copy of your retainer agreement?
Based on the answers to these interviews and who can fully satisfy you as the best Personal Injury Specialist you choose him and start your case. Many countries will have an organization like the law society where you can verify the skills of lawyers.