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How to Find the Right Accident Attorney

In the early days, if you ever needed to hire someone, all you had to do was simply wait for that interested worker or professional to walk in or knock on your office door and introduce themselves. For specific professional needs of the likes of,carpenters, plumbers, and painters, you could consult the Yellow Pages for companies that provide these kinds of services.

For people with specialized professions, like doctors and lawyers, you could usually find them in the classified ads section of your favorite newspaper or tabloid. Sometimes, you’d meet them during parties and other occasions; they would often hand you their business cards, complete with their name and their phone number.

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But these days, it’s different. With the rise of the internet came search engines, email, social networking websites, and mobile chat engines. The rules of the game have changed. Now if you need help with something and you’re not sure how to go about it , you can simply ‘Google’ it.

Moreover, even when out and about or in an emergency situation, you can use applications on your mobile phone to call and search for help. These applications have saved a lot of lives, and money too, when accidents strike. And in the United States, the most common accident that can happen to you is an automobile accident.

With more cars sold every year and  questionable standards of driving exams  in many states, having a good auto insurance policy these days is essential. And in times when you bump into someone else’s car unexpectedly, it is also a good idea to have your own auto accident lawyer.

Why Hire an Accident Lawyer?

Everyone tries their very best to be a safe driver, but there will be times where you’ll be  put in situations that are out of your control. It is always a good idea to be prepared in case the unthinkable happens. Hiring a car accident lawyer is often a good decision because he/she can help you in terms of obtaining the benefits to which you are legally entitled.

These people are trained and certified to help their clients get their insurance payouts, as well as to deal with other legal matters regarding automobile accidents. They also act as your legal counsel in the event of a trial.

How to Hire the Right Accident Attorney

Finding a local accident attorney in Plantation is easy. You can simply turn to Google or even to  social networking sites like Facebook, and you’ll have hundreds of search results within ten seconds. Here in Plantation, there are a lot of accident attorney, but getting the right one is the challenge.

The first thing that you should do is ask your friends and relatives if they know someone good and if they can help you find one or introduce one to you. Everyone has experienced a car accident or two in their life and during that time, someone must have helped them too with all the legalities involved in getting their claims.

Alternatively, you can start by searching on Google to find recommendations. Keep an eye out on lawyers that have their own personal websites - these people take their profession very seriously and they realize the value of getting in touch with their clients the easy way. You can also use the website as a reference and check the cases that they’ve handled in the past.

If you like to speak with a prospective Plantation car accident lawyer first, this is also an option. Always remember to jot down information on the things he/she said and always ask questions. Remember that it is your right as the client to get to know your attorney as much as possible.

Ask them about the recent cases that they’ve handled and if how they could potentially help you with your own problem(s). If you’re considering getting an attorney from a law firm, ask who will be representing you and if this attorney will be able to handle your case on a day-to-day basis.

Simply follow the rules above and you can rest easily knowing that you have a good accident lawyer to help you in your times of need.

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Meet Atty. Rafael Gonzalez

Attorney Rafael A. Gonzalez received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law. 

While at the University of Miami, Mr. Gonzalez earned a judicial clerk position with the Honorable Judge Shelley Kravitz of the County Court House for Miami Dade County and took part in one of the largest product liability litigation cases in the United States. The case, Engle v Liggett, was against tobacco companies and resulted in a 145 billion dollar award to the plaintiffs. 

Mr. Gonzalez earned his stripes working with firms in Downtown Miami and Hialeah, Florida as a civil attorney. In 2010, Mr. Gonzalez joined forces with other civil litigators as a partner in the law firm of Freeman, Mallard, Sharp and Gonzalez specializing in motor vehicle accidents.

Read more about him here.
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