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15 Questions to Ask a Lawyer

Choosing the right lawyer is not an easy task. Even if you already know what type of lawyer you need, to find a reliable, experienced, reputable, and knowledgeable lawyer is not simple. We have created a solution for you to find a lawyer that best fits your situation.

Many people may randomly choose a lawyer out of the yellow pages, newspapers, and legal Internet sites thinking that higher placement means better lawyers. Moreover, a good add, radio spot, or TV commercial will not tell you anything about the lawyer's background, except that he probably has a big advertising budget and good marketing advisors. Choosing a lawyer based on his or her advertising is not always the best way to screen your lawyer.

Not every lawyer that applies to join our Legal Help Center Network is accepted. We have carefully crafted a list of requirements (among the highest in the industry) that the participating lawyer must meet before being accepted into our service. Our personal injury lawyers have been selected based on:

  • Settlements and verdicts results
  • Reputation
  • Years of experience
  • Area of specialization
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Success Rate
  • State Bar Record
  • Special honors and achievements among many others

15 Questions to Ask Lawyer

  • When will my lawsuit be filed?
  • Is there a fee, or does the lawyer work for a percentage of the settled case?
  • Against what companies will the lawsuit be filed?
  • Where will the lawsuit be filed?
  • What lawyer will actually be responsible for the day-to-day work on the case?
  • What lawyer will be responsible for trying the case in court?
  • How long will it take to get the case into court for a trial?
  • Can any settlements with any insurance companies, which are sued, be expected to settle before the case gets to trial?
  • If some settlements can be expected before the case gets to trial, how much in the way of settlements can be expected and how long will it take to get that money?
  • How many personal injury cases has the lawyer personally tried to verdict?
  • Please give me a list of cases showing the name of the case, the jurisdiction where the case was filed, the case number, the date of the verdict in the case and the amount of the verdict.
  • How many personal injury cases is the attorney presently handling?
  • How many attorneys and staff people does the lawyer have to handle those cases?
  • How many auto accident cases has the attorney personally taken to verdict in front of a jury? Where? When? What were the results?
  • Never be afraid to ask your attorney tough and direct questions. Remember, they work for you.


It is always wise to consult with an experienced lawyer when you are in need of legal advice or services. Never sign any legal papers until you have consulted with a lawyer.

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