Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Most people will find themselves involved in an accident, or suffering from an injury at some point during their life time.

Sometimes it can be a minor incident that has little to no impact on your ability to function, while others may prove to have long-term debilitating effects.

Inability to work and subsequent loss of earnings, medical bills and ongoing therapies are just some of the consequences of common accidents or injuries.

However, if you have suffered an accident or injury that wasn’t your fault, you may be eligible for financial compensation which could ensure that you receive the best treatment and support you need during your recovery.

Many people think that they can save money by trying to pursue a personal injury claim themselves. Unfortunately, this also takes time, energy, and a great deal of research and understanding, if you are to be successful.

If you choose to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer, you can significantly reduce the stress and strain that is already affecting you and your family, as a result of your accident, and instead focus your energies on making the best recovery possible.

There are a number of reasons that hiring a personal injury lawyer can help you through this process. Here are the key reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer to help you receive the compensation that you deserve.
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Knowledge and resources about personal injury

Any great personal injury lawyer will know the case law and have experience using it appropriately to prove damages in other cases.

By hiring a personal injury attorney, there is no research required on your part. Instead, your lawyer will know exactly what is needed to successfully prove damages from an accident, and know what kind of evidence is required to win a case.

A personal injury lawyer will also be able to determine whether the case would benefit from the support of a scientific, medical, or other variety of expert to help prove damages sustained as a result of your injury. Such expertise can be difficult to find or pay for, if you are pursuing your claim alone. A personal injury lawyer will have the resources necessary to secure the support you need to build the strongest case possible.

Personal Injury Experience

While no two accidents or injuries are ever identical, most personal injury lawyers will have dealt with a wide variety of cases, from straightforward, ‘textbook’ claims to more obscure cases.

Personal injury lawyers can combine their experience and understanding of case law to be able to competently handle your case at every stage, including managing any unexpected curveballs that may come your way.

Investigative Skill and Evidence Procurement

Evidentiary support is almost always crucial to any successful personal injury claim. However, accidents and injuries can cause confusion, fear and pain. Emotions can make it difficult to think about things, such as obtaining evidence in the aftermath of the incident.

Personal injury lawyers have the investigative skill required to deconstruct the incident, determine exactly what happened, and obtain the evidence required to support your claim for damages. This can include contacting witnesses and analyzing images or surveillance that may be available.

Speed of Personal Injury Attorneys

Gathering documentation, communicating with insurance companies and doing everything required to compile a comprehensive and strong personal injury claim takes a great deal of time and effort.

When you or your family have a living to earn, household duties, and other commitments to fulfill, it can make it difficult to find the opportunity to make all the necessary arrangements involved in a personal injury case. Subsequently, making your case take even longer to receive the compensation in which you are entitled.

A personal injury lawyer has the time to dedicate to your case, helping you to achieve a swift and satisfactory resolution to your case.

Courtroom Confidence of Attorneys

Some personal injury cases will be reached before making it to the court room. Typically through arbitration or mediation. However, sometimes there is no choice but to escalate your case to a jury to ensure you receive fair and adequate compensation for your accident or injury.

Personal injury attorneys have the experience and knowledge necessary to confidently present your case to the courtroom and secure the best possible outcome for your personal injury claim.


If you are a Florida resident and have suffered an accident or injury that was not your fault, Frank Eidson can help you to receive the greatest compensation for your pain and suffer. Call our personal injury office today for a free case review at 407-890-0800.