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What Questions Should I Ask a Los Angeles Slip and Fall Lawyer Before Hiring Them?

Before hiring a Los Angeles slip and fall lawyer, you should ask how much it will cost. You need to have a clear understanding of your attorney’s billing structure before you hire them. You can also ask them what your case is worth. Your attorney cannot make a promise regarding the outcome of your case or guarantee a certain amount of compensation. However, they could carefully review the facts and advise you on what you might recover if you are successful. Finally, ask your attorney for their overall outlook on your slip and fall case

Take advantage of a free consultation at The Salamati Law Firm, where we will be happy to answer these and other questions. In addition, a slip and fall lawyer could review your case and determine if you have a viable personal injury claim based on the cause of your accident in Southern California. In the meantime, review the following suggestions to maximize your free consultation.  

What do you charge? 

As noted above, it is essential to clearly understand your attorney’s billing structure before you hire them. This can prevent disputes or disappointment in the future. Most slip and fall injury attorneys take these cases on a contingency fee basis. That means they keep an agreed-upon percentage of your settlement as their fee. This allows your attorney to begin work on your case without paying anything upfront.  

Are you experienced with slip and fall cases? 

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Experience is crucial when it comes to hiring attorneys. It is not enough to select a lawyer who has been practicing for years. Instead, you deserve legal counsel w2 ho has focused their practice on resolving slip and fall injury cases on behalf of their clients. This experience could be valuable in securing the compensation you need to rebuild your life.  

What is my case worth? 

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Your attorney cannot make a promise regarding the outcome of your case or guarantee a certain amount of compensation. However, they could carefully review the facts and advise you on what you might recover if you are successful

Some of the types of damages you could recover include the following:  

  • Lost wages 
  • Pain and suffering 
  • Past medical bills 
  • Future medical bills 
  • Emotional distress 
  • Diminished future earnings 
  • Disfigurement 

How will you update me on the progress of my case? 

Communication is important. It’s important that you stay informed about the progress of your case and be provided with updates on any new developments. In addition, your attorney should be responsive to any of your questions or requests. It is also helpful to ask during your free consultation what is the best way to reach them and what method of communication works best.  

Reach out to us at The Salamati Law Firm for a free consultation 

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We have years of experience handling complex personal injury matters in Southern California, including premises liability. We work tirelessly to pursue the full scope of damages you are entitled to. In addition, we offer skilled personal injury representation on a contingency basis, which means we don’t receive attorney fees unless we win or settle your claim. Reach out to us today to schedule your consultation.  

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We are committed to negotiate your case aggressively, strategically and creatively. Personal injury lawsuits are retained on a contingency fee agreement, and plaintiffs will pay no legal fees unless the firm is able to recover damages on your behalf.

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