What Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Do for You?

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What Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Do for You?

If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else, it’s hard to know the next steps to take. This is where a personal injury lawyer in Austin comes in, helping clients who have suffered injury from a variety of causes. A personal injury attorney will help clients who have been injured due to medical negligence, construction site accidents, truck accidents, automobile wrecks, wrongful deaths, birth injuries, and more.

While all personal injury cases are a bit different, they should all follow a similar pattern. First, it’s important to note that getting a lawyer does not mean you will definitely be going to court. In fact, most clients will actually settle claims out of case, which can save you both the time, expense, and stress of a trail. While no two cases are the same, don’t be afraid to seek out a personal injury attorney because you are nervous about going to court.


personal injury attorneysIf your case does get this far, the next step is the “discovery” proceedings. These often include things such as the depositions of the involved parties, witnesses, or experts to the event. Do not be nervous, as your lawyer will assist you every step of the way! This can be a very time consuming, often expensive portion of the case, due to the amount of time and work involved.

After discovery, your lawyer will request a trial date, which is then dependent on the Court system. The biggest determinant of how long or short the timeframe between the discovery and trial is how busy the court is at the time. From there, your attorney will either assist you in trial, or continue to try and work on a settlement if one is sought.

The Lawyer Referral Service of Austin is a non-profit organization that can help match you with a personal injury attorney. Your initial consultation is always free! If you have suffered injury due to negligence, contact us to let us help you.

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