Personal Injury Lawsuits and Finding the Right Attorney in Arizona

Unsure if you should file a personal injury lawsuit in Arizona? Don’t know how to choose the right attorney for your needs? Check out the following videos to learn a bit about what to do if you were injured by someone else’s negligence.

When should I file a personal injury lawsuit?

You need to file your personal injury lawsuit before the deadline: the statute of limitations. When the statute of limitations runs or when that deadline is, depends on a number of factors. It’s complicated, and it can matter how you were injured and who injured you, are all factors and many other factors go into play on when that deadline happens.

What is important when choosing a Phoenix personal injury attorney?

When choosing a Phoenix area personal injury lawyer it’s important to find a specialist, somebody who specializes in personal injury or wrongful death, and someone who also has trial experience.

Plattner Verderame has a wealth of trial experience. Insurance companies know it. It increases the value of settlements for our clients because they know we’ll take them to court, and make them be fair with our clients if they don’t want to offer a fair settlement. The example I often use is if you need heart surgery, you’re not going to ask your family doctor or general practitioner to do it. You’re going to go to a heart surgeon.

What should I do after I hire a lawyer?

If you’re hiring an injury attorney, once you hire the lawyer, the most important thing is that you get better. You hire an attorney so that we can handle your case and you can handle healing. What you need to do is listen to your doctors, and be honest with your doctors. That means don’t exaggerate your symptoms or injuries, but also don’t minimize them.

Make sure that your doctors know exactly what’s going on so that when they give your medical records to your attorneys, your attorneys have a good understanding of what your injuries are. You leave the case to the attorneys. You just focus on getting better.

If you’ve been injured and need a Phoenix injury attorney, or really, anywhere in Arizona or in the United States, you can find Plattner Verderame, P.C. online, or give us a call at 602-266-2002.

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