As much as you enjoy riding a motorcycle, you should be aware of the dangers of the open road. Before you know it, you could wake up in the hospital with multiple fractures and injuries all over your body, with no memory of what happened. These are typical scenarios for many motorcyclists who have been involved in an accident. The question is what do you do next?
Lucky for you, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries, assuming that you did not cause it. All you have to do is hire a Philadelphia motorcycle accident attorney and have your case evaluated.
Most people do not know how to hire an attorney. For those of you that are not sure what attorney to hire, here are a few tips that will help you make your decision.
A Thorough Interview
Even though it may seem like the attorney is the one asking you questions, in fact, it is you who is evaluating the attorney’s skills before hiring them. You have to be the one asking the right questions, and you have to be the one deciding whether or not you should hire that particular attorney.
Be sure to ask anything you want and get as much information as possible from the attorney before you finally say “Okay, let us do this” and sign that contract.
Present Them With Evidence
You can also try a good old method, and present the attorney with the evidence from the accident. This evidence would normally involve:
- Information about the accident
- Any photos or images of the scene of the crash
- Police reports of the crash
- Medical reports that explain your injuries in detail
- Records indicating your lost wages and earning potential
Once you present them with the evidence, see their reaction and listen to what they have to say. You are looking for an attorney who will evaluate every single piece of evidence, someone who will tell you approximately how the case will go and how long it will take. Once you find one such attorney, you can proceed with signing the contract.
Asking The Right Questions
It is all about being concise and asking the right questions. You never want to leave the attorney’s office with more questions unanswered. In reality, you want to get all the answers before you leave the office and have a vivid insight into how the case is going to go and how long it is going to take. Once you are satisfied with the attorney’s previous experience and work on similar cases, their approach, and communication, you can decide to hire an attorney and let them represent your best interests.
If you are having trouble finding an attorney or do not know where to start, be sure to check in with motorcycle accident attorneys in Philadelphia form Soloff & Zervanos, P.C.. Give them a call and they will schedule a free initial consultation for you, providing you with a free case evaluation and legal guidance. You will have no legal obligations afterwards.
What are you waiting for? Call them today and let them help you secure your compensation.