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The Importance of Choosing the Right Personal Injury Solicitors For Your Claim

When you have suffered injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence, it is difficult to know where to turn, or who to turn to.

It is estimated that in the UK there are around 4,500 specialist personal injury firms, so how do you know which firm you can trust to handle your compensation claim?

So what should you look for when selecting the right personal injury solicitors?

Here is a brief check list for you to take when deciding which firm of solicitors to choose from:

Experience

Choosing an experienced firm of specialist personal injury solicitors to pursue your injury claim will increase the chances of your claim being successful and you receiving the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to by law.

Researching into how long the firm has been established is a good indicator as to how successful the firm is. A well respected and reputable firm of personal injury solicitors will continue to thrive following establishment and will be a leader in their field of expertise, supported by their client testimonials.

Expertise

There are many law firms out there who specialise in various legal sectors who have specialist departments within the cooperation or company who handle personal injury cases which is not necessarily their specialism. This does not mean they are any better or less experienced compared to a firm who specialises in ‘personal injury’.  Therefore, choosing a firm of specialist personal injury solicitors may increase the chances of your claim being successful and result a higher compensation award.

It is important that consider every aspect of this guide to help you to choose the right solicitor for you.

Regulation

All practicing solicitors are regulated by the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA), and this by no means is an indication of excellence.

However, you should check that the firm if regulated for peace of mind they are a registered practice and not an accident claims management company.

Recommendation

Personal recommendations reinforce trust and assurance. Trusting another’s personal experience weighs heavily on many of the decisions that we make in every day life.

Choosing the best firm of solicitors to handle your case is no exception to this. Before proceeding with a claim for compensation, make sure you look into what testimonials and personal recommendations the firm has and make sure you choose the right solicitor for you.