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Houston, TX 77046


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Dallas, TX 75240

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Impact Of An Attorney’s Involvement In A Civil Claim 1There’s no question that having an experienced and knowledgeable attorney involved will result in better treatment than a lone individual without experience. It’s an unfortunate but practical fact that anyone trying to negotiate with an insurance company on their own will likely be taken advantage of.

If you were in a hospital, would you want to try and perform surgery on yourself, or would you want a physician to perform the surgery? The same logic applies to negotiating your own civil claim settlement. If you’ve never done it before, you’re not likely to know enough to get a good settlement.

A good settlement makes you whole by taking into account all elements of damages and future injuries. It’s best to leave it to the professionals. Therefore, if you are dealing with a significant injury or damage, it is essential to have an experienced attorney who can help you negotiate a settlement. With a good track record, they will be able to get you the best possible outcome.

When To Take A Personal Injury Case To Trial

One of the benefits of mediation is that it forces both sides to be realistic about the potential outcome of the case. This is because, as the trial date approaches, each side will have a better understanding of what they can expect to achieve. However, there are some cases where one side or the other is not realistic. This can happen when someone thinks their case is worth more than it actually is, and they decide to go to trial instead of meditating.

Other times, if both sides don’t understand the law or the facts of a case, it can lead to a trial. Sometimes this is because one or both lawyers have misunderstood the exposure their client has to damages. Further, it may be because they haven’t accurately evaluated the liability in the case. There can also be confusion about what actually happened to the extent to which someone was actually hurt. In those scenarios, a trial may also ensue.

As we get closer to trial, new and important information can be revealed in depositions or document disclosures. If this information is understood and evaluated correctly, it can be the deciding factor in the case, leading to settlement. However, when new information is revealed, it is often interpreted differently by both parties. This can also lead to a trial, where a jury must make a decision on what an email, memo, contract, or testimony actually means.

For a civil claims attorney to win your case, it helps if they understand your opponent. As a lawyer for claims that go to trial, you need to be able to discern whether the other attorney is inexperienced or less competent. If you have more experience than them, then you have the advantage. I have an advantage over many other lawyers simply because of the number of cases I’ve handled and won in my civil claims background.

As an attorney, I am not limited to one area of law. However, there are some areas that I do not have experience in, such as child custody or divorce. While many people believe that all attorneys know how to handle divorces, wills, and criminal cases, this is not always the case. Therefore, it is important to choose an attorney that has experience in the specific area of law that you need help with.

For more information on Civil Claims Law in Texas, a free initial consultation is your next best step. Get the information and legal answers you are seeking by calling (713) 714-0073 today.

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