Hiring an Ontario Personal Injury Lawyer? Here are 20 Questions to Ask
Lawyer / Firm Track Record & Experience
How long have you been practicing accident and injury law?
What percentage of your practice is devoted to accident and injury law?
How often do you go to court?
How many trials has your firm done?
Have you previously represented people with injuries similar to mine?
Are you a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association?
Have you ever represented insurance companies so you understand how they work?
If the insurance carrier doesn’t offer a fair settlement, are you willing to fight for what is fair?
What volunteer work do you do in the community?
If I hire you to handle my case, will you handle it personally — or shuffle it down to a junior lawyer or clerk?
Will you handle my accident benefit case in addition to my claim for damages?(Lawyers Brenda and Richard are very experienced, as well as focused on delivering positive results to their clients. Read about Richard’s positive results and Brenda’s positive results to get a feel for the Auger Hollingsworth law firm’s track record and experience.)
Important connections & referral network questions
Do you have investigators and expert witnesses who will help in cases with my type of injury?
Can you refer me to a physician who can provide treatment for my injuries?(The lawyers at Auger Hollingsworth are well connected. We have a network of trusted investigators, expert witnesses and doctors for your convenience, support & care, as well as to get you the most compensation for your injuries.)
”Just wanted to take a minute and thank you for your advice and expertise in all aspects of taking care of my best interests. I will continue to send clients that I think are true people not people just looking to make a quick buck by faking or trying to pull a fast one. I have sent two and both were accepted as far as they have told me and i hope things turn out well for all parties concerned.”
“I would like to take this time to thank you for your support, and above all your compassion for people’s feelings, and your helpful staff, always cheerful. I really enjoyed working with you. Brenda, I am happy you were there for me. Thanks so much.”
During your initial strategy session, we will assist you in creating a strategy in how to best pursue your claim, whether it be the result of a car accident claim, 18 wheeler injury, or, other kind of personal injury claim.
There are 5 points to your free claim strategy session:
First, we will listen to your story. You will have a chance to tell everything to someone who wants to hear what happened to you.
Based on the information you provide, we will give you our best advice on both what claims you have and the next steps you should consider to go forward with your claim.
If you claim is something that we think we can help you with, we will explain the services that we can provide for you, and what the next steps are that we should take. We will start working immediately.
If your matter is something that we do not think we can help you with, then we will attempt to put you in contact with another lawyer that might be able to help you.
Either way, what should happen is we will put to rest some of the unknowns that you may be experiencing. We will start to shed light on what you can expect and how to best pursue the benefits you deserve.
Auger Hollingsworth Personal Injury Lawyers represents injured people across Ontario. Note: This website provides information but not legal advice. Contact a lawyer for legal advice about your case. Every case is different.