The “best” dog bite lawyer in Ohio is subjective, of course, but we can recommend what you should look for when choosing a lawyer for your case. If a dog bit you and you need legal help to pursue a liability case against the dog’s owner or custodian, consider the following factors when choosing an attorney.
Personal Injury Case Experience
Choose a lawyer who represents clients in personal injury cases. The lawyer you choose should have documented experience helping clients navigate personal injury claims or lawsuits.
A lawyer who lacks personal injury experience may not possess the base of knowledge necessary to identify and fight for all the compensation you need and deserve. Thus, you should inquire about the lawyer’s personal injury experience.
Positive and Relevant Reviews or Testimonials
Read the lawyer’s reviews and testimonials from past clients. This gives you a good idea of the experience that other people have had with the lawyer you are considering for your case.
Ensure the reviews or testimonials are from clients with cases similar to yours. If you have a dog bite case, read the lawyer’s past personal injury client reviews.
Review or ask for examples of the lawyer’s past case results. Specifically, inquire about the defendant’s or insurance company’s offer versus what the lawyer ultimately recovered for the client. This will give you an idea of the lawyer’s ability to maximize the value of clients’ cases, so they get the compensation they deserve.
There is nothing worse than phone calls to your lawyer that go unanswered. Consider the law firm’s communication policy as you weigh whether to hire the firm to represent you. Find a lawyer who listens to your story, addresses your concerns, answers your questions, keeps you updated on your case, and follows up with you regularly.
Look for descriptions of the law firm’s communication with clients while you are reading reviews from past clients.
Will the law firm manage the insurance and legal processes for you? Will the firm communicate with insurers and other lawyers on your behalf? Will the lawyer make your case as easy as possible for you?
Again, the law firm’s past client reviews are an excellent source of information about the level of service the law firm provides its clients.
Honest and Transparent
Work with a dog bite lawyer who answers your questions directly and is transparent about their services and your case. You should feel comfortable with your lawyer and trust the information they are sharing with you.
Avoid lawyers who do not answer your questions or who give vague or indirect answers. If you do not feel you can trust the lawyer, then you should look elsewhere for legal representation.
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David Bressman is the founder of Bressman Law and has been serving personal injury clients for over 30 years. Bressman Law prides itself on its dozens of five-star Google reviews and client testimonials. We believe in good, honest, and transparent communication with our clients.
See for yourself how Bressman Law can help with your dog bite case. Call us at 877-538-1116 to get a free, no-obligation consultation.