Because there are so many lawyers to choose from, it is important that you hire the right injury lawyer in Kansas City for your case. When hiring a lawyer to represent your trucking accident injury claim, it is important that you focus on five things:

  • Experience. Some attorneys don’t have the experience it takes to stand up to large trucking companies and their insurance carriers. It is critical to your case outcome and your future that you hire a lawyer who has handled trucking accident claims so that he knows how to prepare for your case. Experience matters in getting the results you deserve.
  • Case preparation. A lawyer who has the experience you need will also know how to prepare your case for negotiations and trial. Trial preparation is key to getting a successful result, and lawyers should prepare cases for trial from the very beginning to show the other side you are serious.
  • Successful results. Ask the lawyer you are considering hiring about his past results. Although every case is different, you can learn a lot about the attorney and how successful he is by looking at results from similar past cases.
  • Testimonials. A good attorney won’t have any trouble showing you what past clients have said about him or the law firm. Reading testimonials can help you learn a little more about the attorney and what other clients liked about that lawyer and law firm.
  • Free consultation. An attorney shouldn’t charge you to meet with him. You should be given a complimentary consultation so that you can get to know the attorney, ask him questions, and find out if he will be a good fit for your case.

Have You Been Injured In A Truck Accident?

If you've been injured in a tractor trailer accident you need to speak with an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Kansas City office directly at 816.471.5111 to schedule your free consultation.


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James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.