I Was in a Serious Accident. Should I Hire a Car Accident Lawyer Near Me?

Perhaps you have been in a serious accident. Now, you are not sure where to turn for help dealing with your auto accident case. Your first thought is to get help from an attorney. However, you notice there are hundreds if not thousands of personal injury lawyers with websites or advertisements. And they all want to help you. One way to narrow down your search is to look for a car accident lawyer near you.

But why?

Time is Money

By choosing a nearby car accident lawyer, you will save time. The time spent driving to and from an attorney’s office can be spent with family or friends instead. You may also need that time to heal from your accident. With a local attorney, you will be able to easily drop off documents when requested or stop by to answer questions your attorney may have.

Knowledge is Power

Your local attorney knows the court system. In fact, he or she may even know the people working at the courthouse. That knowledge, along with a deeper knowledge of court procedures, may help as your personal injury case progresses.

In addition, your local attorney knows the local community. He or she is more likely to understand how jurors might think if your care goes to trial.

Reputation is Important

Choosing an attorney near you makes it easier to check out the attorney’s reputation. Your friends, families, co-workers, or business colleagues may know the attorney. They at least might know the attorney’s reputation in the community and can pass it along to you.

Convenience is Key

If you need to see your attorney, yes, you probably have to make an appointment. However, you can rest easier knowing your attorney works in an office near you, making it more convenient for you to visit if necessary.

Speak with an Experienced Illinois Attorney

With over 20 years’ experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, Osvaldo Rodriguez has the skills to handle your case from start to finish. To schedule your free initial consultation, or just ask a question, call us at 708-716-3441 or fill out the form on the Contact Us page.

Mr. Rodriguez is fluent in both Spanish and English.

We represent clients throughout the state of Illinois, including Cook, DuPage, Will, and Kane Counties.

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