How to Hire the Best Personal Injury Attorney


If you've experienced an injury as a result of someone else's negligence, then you may be looking for a lawyer to represent you. There are many different types of legal professionals out there, but how do you know which is the best lawyer to support you during this difficult time? While you are searching, make sure to find out if the attorney has the following qualities:

Experienced: While there is no set number of years that attorneys need to be in practice before they are qualified to handle cases, the more experience an attorney has, the better it will be for you. If you find out that a lawyer is fresh out of law school, then you should probably keep moving. This is especially true if your case is more complicated.

Attorney Vasquez has had more than a decade of experience serving victims of personal injury and is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey.

Successful: When speaking to an attorney that you are thinking about hiring, Make sure to ask about an attorney's past victories. If they don't have any to speak of, then you may not want to trust them with your case either. Success often goes hand-in-hand with experience, as those who have been in practice for a number of years have cultivated their skills and handled a number of different kinds of cases. This will have better prepared them for effectively handling your case as well.

In his years of practice, Attorney Vasquez has successfully settled and litigated a number of different types of cases. Ask him about the cases he's handled or visit his Case Results page.

Communicative: As you have questions and concerns about your case, you want to make sure that the attorney you hire will be available to return your calls. A good lawyer will inform you of everything that is happening throughout the entire process, so that you can rest assured that your case is being dealt with properly.

Attorney Vasquez has committed to staying in the office until he has returned every phone call. Client communication is his primary goal as an attorney, because he believes that you should be comfortable during every step of the process.

Persevering: If a case cannot be settled with an insurance company or a third party, then there may be need for a lawyer to take a case to trial. A good lawyer should not be afraid to do this, because the client deserves to have every effort made on their behalf.

As a former prosecutor, Attorney Vasquez has learned to prepare for the courtroom early on. He is never afraid to take your case to trial, especially if you have a more complex case. If a lawsuit is in your best interest, he does not hesitate to pursue that course of action.

Attentive: The lawyer that you choose should meet with you personally to discuss your case. Don't settle for a firm that sends you to a paralegal or secretary to talk about your situation. You should find a firm that will send a qualified attorney to talk about your options.

Attorney Vasquez opened his own law firm so that he could make sure that he was giving my clients the personal attention they need to be successful in their case. With his own firm, he can be selective in the amount of cases he takes on so that he can make sure that you are given the individual attention you deserve.

Knowledgeable: Not all lawyers are experienced in handling every area of law. Make sure that your lawyer is knowledgeable about the area of law that your case falls under. Be especially careful when hiring an attorney for medical malpractice or employment law. These are specialized areas and you should seek a lawyer who specializes in your case.

In his decade of practice, Attorney Vasquez has handled a wide variety of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, vehicle accidents, defective products, and many more. In addition to personal injury, he represents clients who need help with estate planning, municipal court matters, or DUI.

If you need a lawyer to review your case, contact Clifton personal injury lawyer, James Vasquez. As an attorney at The Law Offices of James Vasquez, P.C., you can trust that he has the proper qualifications to skillfully represent you in any personal injury claim, no matter how complex it may be. Fill out a free case evaluation now so Attorney Vasquez can begin working on your case!

The Law Offices of James Vasquez, P.C. proudly serves clients that are located not only in Clifton, but in the surrounding areas of Bloomfield, Irvington, Montclair, Orange, Passaic, Paterson, Totowa, and Wayne.