While any person can represent his or herself in a court of law, it is highly misadvised to do so. This is especially true when it comes to workers’ compensation cases because the employer and its insurance company will have their own team of attorneys that will try to ensure you lose your case. That is why it is so important to hire your own lawyer to even the odds and fight for and with you to victory. With doubtless many in the area to choose from, how can you find a good workers’ comp attorney near you?
Knowing how to find a good workers’ comp attorney is as simple as knowing how to identify a good one from an average one. One of the most important trademarks of a good attorney is experience. You will definitely want someone who is experienced to handle your case because he or she will be able to navigate through some of the curve balls and difficult circumstances that arise over the course of the case. Moreover, an experienced attorney will be able to best guide you through your case and advise you on the best course of action at any given time.
You can tell the experience of an attorney because they will often state it on their website. Due to this being a strong selling point, attorneys that have been in the business of workers’ comp law for a long period of time will inform you of how long and this is a good thing. When browsing through your search of lawyer websites in your area, you also might want to read reviews of people who have hired them in the past. Good reviews will be a green light to proceed, whereas too many negative reviews can be a red flag.
We at the Franco Law Firm have been helping injured employees win their workers’ compensation cases for almost 20 years and are well-versed in all relevant laws in Tampa Bay and beyond. To learn more about how we can help you win your case and to schedule a free consultation with us, please call (813) 872-0929.