If you’ve recently been injured in an accident, there are many different questions that need to be answered. You may be concerned about your ability to move on effectively into the future or not and consulting with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can be crucial during this stage. It is critical to identify a law firm that has extensive experience in this field.
There are many things to worry about in the wake of an accident including paying your medical bills, keeping on top of your treatments and adjusting to life with your new injuries. For more severe injuries, it may be impossible for you to return to work or to enjoy the recreational activities that were commonplace before the accident. You already have enough to worry about and you should not have to be concerned about the future of your personal injury case. No victim should have to find themselves in this situation. Unfortunately, for far too many people in Vancouver, it becomes a reality to figure out your next steps after a devastating accident.
It can be even more aggravating and confusing to realize that someone else’s negligence was the primary cause of your injuries. In this situation you may be eligible to recover compensation after consulting with an experienced attorney. If you or a loved one has been injured in any kind of personal injury accident such as a slip and fall or a vehicle accident, you need an experienced personal injury attorney who will work exclusively in this field and will help you navigate this complex process to recover the benefits you need to get better.
Call Diamond and Diamond Lawyers in Vancouver today on our 24/7 free consultation at 1-800-567-HURT (4878) or visit one of our locations here.
An elderly woman was struck exiting her vehicle resulting in serious leg injuries. Our team was able to obtain a settlement for $1.6 million from the insurance companies.
Our client was involved in a head on collision that broke both of her legs. Our car accident lawyers obtained a $1.25 million settlement from the insurance company.
A 21-year-old male was injured as a passenger in a motor vehicle accident. As a result he received a fractured neck. Our accident lawyers were able to settle the case prior to trial for $1.3 million.
A police officer and her wife were involved in an accident. Our lawyers successfully settled the case one month before the trial for $800,000.
Our accident lawyer, Richard J. Chang works hard to fight for the compensation you deserve even when you have previously faced challenges in the case such as a denied insurance claim. Many people choose to give up at this stage in their personal injury case but it is an important thing to realize that a lawyer can assist you with working through the situation even after a denial. Finding a law firm that has exclusive experience in the field of personal injury law can make a big difference in the outcome of your case.
Our Vancouver lawyer Richard J. Chang has a track record of achieving meaningful outcomes for victims who have suffered in slip and fall injuries, car accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death cases, dog bites, long term disability and ICBC insurance claims and accident benefits. Although the process may be confusing to you, it is a field we have worked in for many years and we have helped many clients receive the benefits that they need and deserve.
Being involved in a personal injury accident can be an unfortunate experience and you already have enough to worry about as it relates to your treatment and trying to move on with your life.
It may be impossible for you to even imagine returning to work with the level of chronic pain you’re currently suffering from. This is what makes it so important to identify the right personal injury law firm to assist you with this process.
If you have recently lost a loved one in a personal injury accident, the potential loss of income of that deceased individual and the emotional grief you’re coping with can be a major challenge for family members. Identifying a law firm that understands this situation and will help you work through it is important. Every case is unique and you should identify a law firm that takes this approach in working with clients.
You may have unique concerns and settlement interests in a case. Your lawyer should understand your individual injuries as well as the many ways that they have impacted your life in order to work towards a settlement or trial outcome that is in your favour. Being able to put confidence in your lawyer is a crucial component of allowing you to heal both physically and emotionally. Your law firm should be working to ensure that you are getting the compensation you deserve. This may mean working through settlement options or even going to court.
Brain injuries can be some of the most difficult and damaging types of injuries that patients have to cope with. They can also be extremely difficult to diagnose. This injury can take weeks or even months to fully manifest and medical diagnoses may not be completely precise. This is why it is essential to have a Vancouver personal injury lawyer who understands how brain injuries work and the types of compensation to which you may be entitled.
Municipalities and property owners have a legal duty to ensure that their premises are kept reasonable clear from hazards. There are many different types of slip and fall accidents and they can lead to catastrophic injuries including broken bones, fractures and traumatic brain injuries. Improperly maintained floors, icy sidewalks or wet surfaces are just a few of the ways that slip and fall injuries can occur. If this has recently impacted your life and you have injuries and medical bills associated from such an accident you need experienced legal advice.
The emotional pain and physical suffering frequently associated with a long term disability are some of the most important elements in your case. You may never be able to return to work or it could be an extended period of time before you’ll be able to go back to your job.
As a result of this, you may also have extensive and expensive medical bills. This can take a significant toll on the victim as well as his or her family members. Qualifying for long term disability benefits is often a crucial component for anyone who has been injured in this way. However, if you do not understand the process it can be easy to give up and get frustrated. The disability providers are counting on this. However, when you retain an experienced long term disability attorney in Vancouver, you get the peace of mind that you’re working with someone who has handled this situation before and is dedicated to the best possible outcome for you.
This means networking with reputable professionals including social workers, doctors, psychologists, hospitals, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and more to determine the total impact on your life.
A broad range of legal matters might bring you to the office of an experienced Vancouver personal injury lawyer but one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself is to identify someone who has experience in this field. As an accident victim your primary focus should be on recovering from your injuries, not worrying about the status of your legal claim.
Your lawyer should be someone who keeps in touch with you as the case evolves and advises you about all of your options including prospective settlements. The team at Diamond and Diamond can tell you more about how an injury may influence your life and can assist you with navigating what is otherwise a complex and confusing process. The right attorney can make it easier for you to heal as well as recover the benefits you need to move on with your life. Whether it’s a car accident, a slip and fall injury, or a wrongful death case, identify the right Vancouver personal injury firm to protect you and your loved ones in the future.
We understand that many people call us for consult on a variety of legal matters. We may not be able to handle all types of cases due to expertise or other various reasons. We will only, with your verbal consent, refer you to another lawyer or paralegal in good standing with the law society who may be better equipped to handle your claim. It is your decision whether or not you choose to go ahead with that representative. Referral fees for some may or may not be attached and will have no effect or bearing on your claim.
The best advice when selecting a new lawyer is to consult with as many as possible before making your decision. So why not? We work closely with every client to assess their needs and understand the unique factors in every case. This attention to detail allows us to provide our clients with the best possible legal representation, no matter how big or small the case may be. Not only that, our initial consultations are completely free of charge. You have nothing to lose by getting in touch with our team.
Like with most things these days, you can start your search right from your web browser. Take a look at the information available for different law firms, such as the reviews and ratings other clients’ have left for them.
Using this information, you can get a sense of the lawyer and firm’s reputation. However, reputation isn’t everything! While important, use this information to seek consultations with different lawyers.
You can then use your consultation time to ask questions about their experience with cases like yours. The most veteran lawyer at the oldest firm may not be the right answer for you. What is more important is how much experience they have with your specific type of case!
A lawyer who has spent a few years dealing with your specific brand of personal injury case is likely to be much more versed in relevant matters than a lawyer who has spent decades practicing a different type of law.
Choosing the right lawyer to represent your personal injury case is all about finding someone you can work with, trust to represent you properly, and establish an effective rapport. It’s important to look at their history in law (their experience, specializations, and statistics like their win record or disciplinary actions taken against them.)
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