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Farar & Lewis LLP is a top rated law firm, with over 40 years of combined experience. Our attorneys have won over $100 million, in combined verdicts and settlements for our clients. You deserve compensation for your pain and suffering, and it's our job to get it for you.

A Practice Dedicated Exclusively To Helping Injury Victims

If you have been injured in an auto accident or another type of accident that you did not cause, it is important that you seek the advice of a qualified California personal injury attorney who knows the law and has the ability to secure the compensation you deserve. At the law firm of Farar & Lewis LLP, we represent Southern California clients through some of the most difficult times of their lives.

We know how overwhelming it can be for injury victims to deal with overzealous insurance adjusters who want to settle their claims for as little as possible. We take the burden of the legal issues off your shoulders and work directly with the insurance company to negotiate a settlement that provides the medical care and financial support necessary to facilitate your recovery. If a fair settlement cannot be negotiated, we will take your case to court.

Our Iron-Clad Commitment To YOU

We are committed to you and your right to no-nonsense legal representation, timely communication and full compensation. We pride ourselves on providing punctual and honest case assessments.

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What should I look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Finding the right personal injury attorney for your case can be hard. Most people go their entire lives without hiring a lawyer, so can you know what you need from your representative? Personal injury is a unique field with special requirements. This article gives you six different characteristics to consider so you can hire the best attorney for your case.

What Types of Cases Does Your Attorney Handle?
The best divorce lawyer in the country won’t be much help for recovering damages in a personal injury case. It’s impossible for any individual attorney to excel in all fields of law, which is why many lawyers specialize right out of school. You want an advocate who understands the intricacies of personal injury cases. Even if your family friend is an experience attorney at a big law firm, government agency or corporation, they might not have the right background for your case. Look for a lawyer who focuses on personal injury law in your city.

Does Your Lawyer’s Academic Background Matter?
The most important characteristic for an attorney in personal injury lawsuits is their localized experience. It doesn’t matter if they were first in their class at Columbia or barely graduated from the University of Mississippi. If they have a history of successfully negotiating personal injury settlements, winning cases at trial and satisfying clients, they can help with your case. They need to be a licensed attorney recognized by your state, but that’s the only external credential that matters.

Do You Get Along with Your Attorney?
If you have a complicated case with long-term injuries, lost wages and expensive medical bills, you could spend a lot of time working with your lawyer. You don’t have to be best friends, but you should feel comfortable with them. Do they seem like a good negotiator who can get you a fair settlement? Do they address your concerns or talk over you? It’s okay to seek a different attorney if you don’t like the personality of the first personal injury lawyer you find.

How Long Has Your Attorney Been Practicing Personal Injury Law?
New graduates need time to learn the details of winning cases, submitting paperwork to insurance companies and building relationships with local judges. To get the most money possible from your personal injury lawsuit, you want an experienced attorney. Some law firms may share cases between experienced partners and new associates who are training in the field. It’s okay for your injury case to be handled by a lawyer with less experience as long as they’re supervised. Ask your attorney how much of the case they will work on and how they ensure other lawyers in the firm deliver the same level of quality. You can even ask to meet with everyone involved with your case.

What Kinds of Settlements Has Your Attorney Negotiated in the Past?
The purpose of a personal injury lawsuit is to compensate you for your medical bills and the damage to your life as a result of your injury. In most cases, your case will be settled instead of going to trial. Getting a fair settlement is an art form. Your attorney will have to battle with lawyers from insurance companies and corporations who want to minimize the amount their clients have to pay. When you meet with a prospective attorney, ask how much they think your case is worth and if they’ve negotiated similar cases in the past.

Can Your Attorney Help with Medical Bills?
If you’ve been injured and don’t have health insurance, it can be hard to get the treatment you deserve. Some law firms offer help for clients trying to access medical care. This might be a loan, medical lien or business relationship with a specific provider. Your attorney’s support staff might also have resources you can use for affordable care.

Don’t be afraid to ask your friends, coworkers or state bar association for a recommendation. You can also look online for a personal injury attorney. Now that you know what traits your lawyer needs to have, you’re ready to find the perfect fit for your case.

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