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What Should I Look for in a Workplace Injury Attorney?

AttorneyIf you have been injured in a workplace accident, you are likely feeling overwhelmed at the thought of having to file an insurance claim. Between your physical pain, your stretched budget, and working through the recovery process, having to choose an attorney to represent your claim can feel like another chore wearing on your psyche. Do not put this step off, however. As an injury victim, it is crucial to your claim that you be proactive and start working with an attorney as soon as you can.

There are a lot of attorneys out there. As you scroll through the search engine results, all the names and promises can begin to look the same. But the attorney you choose is critical. Choosing an inexperienced or incompetent workplace injury attorney can cost you thousands of dollars and leave you with an unsatisfying, or nonexistent, settlement. Avoid this scenario by choosing an attorney who has the knowledge and experience to handle your case effectively. As you search for an attorney to hire, look for the following qualifications. Do not be afraid to ask an individual attorney or a firm representative about these topics. You are choosing an attorney to represent your case and get you the money you need to make a full recovery – choose well.

An Attorney who has Experience With Your Specific Type of Case

An experienced car accident attorney is not necessarily well-versed in the issues that can arise in a workplace injury case. Although some attorneys advertise that they work on a wide variety of case types, ask your prospective lawyer about his or her experience with workplace injury claims.

Positive Testimonials, but no Guarantee of Success

Any attorney who guarantees a specific outcome or settlement amount should be avoided. Past success is never an indication of future success, and if you are told otherwise, you should seek another attorney. Your attorney’s client testimonials and experience in past cases should indicate how he or she works and point toward possible outcomes, not guarantees.

An Attorney who Makes You Feel Comfortable

Your attorney and his or her staff are providing you with a service. As a client, you should feel comfortable and welcome with them. This should include billing information – if an attorney is unnecessarily vague about his or her quote, be wary of working with him or her. Work with an attorney you feel you can trust, who is open to communication and makes you feel like your case matters to him or her.

Workplace Injury Attorneys in San Jose

When you are ready to begin working with an experienced San Jose workplace injury attorney, contact Corsiglia, McMahon, & Allard, L.L.P. to schedule your free consultation with our firm. We have a strong record of success with workplace injury cases. Our team serves clients throughout the Bay Area, San MateoCounty, AlamedaCounty, San BenitoCounty, MontereyCounty, and Santa ClaraCounty. Contact us today to find out more about working with a member of our firm.

Client Reviews
I absolutely cannot speak highly enough of CMA Law, particularly of Mr. McMahon, with whom I have had the most experience. My entire family and I trusted CMA with our case following a significant and life-altering vehicle accident, and to say they delivered is putting it lightly. They were reachable & personable at every stage of this arduous, complex, and scary process, made things easier at every stage, inspired us with confidence, and delivered results. If you're looking for a law firm to place the trust of you in your family in, look absolutely no further than CMA - this is your firm. Declan O.
I suffered a severe spinal injury while working as a farm mechanic in the Salinas Valley. The attorneys -Tim McMahon and Mark Sigala were fantastic from the beginning. They fought for me over 3 long years and in the end, we won a difficult liability case against the farm company who was using dangerous equipment. The defendants in the case tried everything to put the blame on me and even claimed I was their employee in order to avoid civil responsibility. Tim and Mark never gave up on me and my case. I cannot recommend them highly enough. They are fighters. Adrian A.
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