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Here’s How You Can Be of Help To Your Attorney During Your Personal Injury Case


If you’ve suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence in Florida, and you are planning to file a lawsuit, one of the first steps you need to take is to contact a qualified personal injury attorney. Hiring a Florida personal injury lawyer to help you with your personal injury case is one step towards a positive outcome.

When looking for attorneys, people do their best to ensure they end up working with the best. However, many victims only focus on what an attorney can do for their case and forget to think about what they can do for their case. Generally, you should do your best to ensure your personal injury case runs smoothly.

Below are some of the things you can do to help your attorney during your personal injury case to ensure things run smoothly.

Be Honest With Your Attorney

After a Florida accident, it is always a good idea for victims to avoid sharing too much information with insurance companies, law enforcers, or defendants. On the contrary, it would help if you told your attorney everything about the incident. Everything you tell your attorney will be kept in strict confidence. Your attorney will only use the facts you present to them to create a strong case for you. Even when you think you played a part in causing an accident, do not shy away from telling your attorney that. Your attorney will know how to keep negative impacts to a minimum.

Attend Your Medical Appointments and Provide Your Attorney With Documentation

When a plaintiff claims to have suffered a severe injury after an accident, they need to attend all their medical appointments. Insurance adjusters are always on the lookout for mistakes, and failing to attend your medical appointments is a mistake. If an insurance adjuster realizes that you are skipping medical appointments, they might conclude that your injury is not as severe as you claim. Such a conclusion is detrimental to your case.

After attending your medical appointments, ensure you provide your attorney with all your medical bills. The bills are vital because your attorney will use them to calculate damages. Economic damages such as medical expenses are easily quantifiable, but when you don’t provide your attorney with all the bills, you might end up demanding less compensation.

Respond To Your Attorney Promptly

Clients expect their attorneys to respond to them promptly. Attorneys, too, expect their clients to respond to them promptly. Not responding to your attorney on time can hurt your case. For example, if your attorney contacts you to inform you that you need to sign a document, your failure to respond might jeopardize your case.

Legal Help Is a Call or Text Away

Are you looking for a qualified personal injury attorney? The Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers at the Pendas Law Firm skillfully handle personal injury cases to ensure victims and their families get the compensation they deserve. We are confident that we shall exceed your expectations. We guarantee to make it easy for you to help us with your case by telling you from the onset, precisely what you need to do to help your case. Contact us today so we can schedule a free, confidential consultation for you.

The Pendas Law Firm represents clients in Ocala, Daytona, Beach, Bradenton, Tampa, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, and West Palm Beach areas.



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