The Top 5 Benefits to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Dedicated to the Field

When you’ve been badly injured in a car crash or as a result of someone else’s negligence, the fight for fair compensation can be a difficult one. Not only are your household bills only being partially paid (or not paid at all) because you can’t work, you also have to deal with the pressure of mounting medical costs, accident-related expenses, and insurance companies with their defense attorneys who block your claim at every opportunity. This is why you want to work with a Missouri personal injury attorney who is dedicated to the field.

When you have a rare medical condition, your family doctor will refer you to a colleague who specializes in diagnosing and treating it, so you benefit from a highly informed opinion. The legal profession is no different. When you hire an attorney who dedicates their practice to the field of personal injury, you improve your chances of getting the compensation you deserve.

  1. Your claim gets proper attention

Without an attorney with extensive experience in personal injury law, it can be difficult to access your legal rights. Insurance companies armed with well-paid, experienced legal counsel will find it relatively easy to negotiate against a solitary accident victim with inexperienced counsel. With a dedicated personal injury attorney in your corner, however, the insurer will know that getting away with unfair treatment will be harder, if not impossible.  

  1. Your attorney has in-depth knowledge of personal injury law and the courts

A dedicated personal injury attorney understands every remedy available to you under current Missouri state law and knows how to help you pursue these remedies. They will be familiar with court proceedings, other lawyers in the area/field, and the judges that preside over these cases.

  1. Your case will be fairly valued

Personal injury attorneys have the specific training and experience to assess your injuries, their impact on your life, and assign a fair and accurate value to your case. Without this level of insight and assistance, your claim could end up being settled for far less than its true value.

  1. Your attorney will have superior negotiating skills

Personal injury law is all about aggressive negotiation, and an attorney dedicated to the field will both present your case in the best possible light and fight for your best interests. They know when a settlement offer is fair given your injuries and their outlook, and when the matter should proceed to the courts.

  1. Your attorney will know how to present your case in court

Multiple factors have an influence on the outcome of your litigated personal injury case. They include the evidence, the way it is presented, and how well a judge or jury understands the impact of your injuries on both your present and future situation. Personal injury attorneys know how to take the evidence and present a compelling argument for the award you need.

  1. Your attorney will know how to seek damages for pain and suffering

Pain and suffering awards are tricky because, unlike medical bills that have a specific number assigned to them, these claims are much more abstract. Juries have a certain amount of leeway when calculating damages, and an experienced personal injury attorney knows how to present your case and fight for the maximum damages available to you.

If you or someone you love has been injured, get a dedicated professional on your side. At Ryan R. Cox & Associates we offer a free consultation, and will only collect a fee if we win your case. This promise is evidence of our faith in what we can do for you.

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Ryan R. Cox & Associates, LLC

Ryan R. Cox & Associates, LLC is a litigation law firm that represents individuals and families in serious personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Missouri. We help people who have been injured in all types of accidents—including car or truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and much more. Whether your injury is something that can cause long-term issues like a brain injury or spinal cord injury, or it is something you’ll likely make a full recovery from, we are here to help.

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