When you hire a mesothelioma lawyer, its important to understand they will work on a contingency fee, which simply means the lawyer will only get paid from the amount of compensation actually recovered from your case. In many mesothelioma lawsuits and claims, the amount of damages can be significant, however, the attorney you choose to represent you could mean the difference between 1 million and 5 million dollars. Potential clients suffering from mesothelioma or individuals seeking to find information on behalf of loved ones suffering from mesothelioma should consider the following steps when hiring a mesothelioma lawyer:
- Ask law firms if they handle and litigate asbestos-mesothelioma claims or if their mesothelioma clients are sent to other firms;
- Make sure you are working with an actual lawyer or law firm and not simply a marketing firm that claims to find you the right mesothelioma lawyer;
- Be sure to speak with the lawyer and you feel comfortable with their knowledge concerning your case and
- Only hire a mesothelioma lawyer if you fully understand the terms of the attorney-client relationship, and you feel comfortable that the lawyer is the right fit for your situation.
When searching online for a mesothelioma lawyer, numerous law firms will claim to focus their practice on nothing but mesothelioma. While it is understandable that potential clients suffering from mesothelioma want to file a claim as quickly as possible, it is best to thoroughly investigate whether a law firm or lawyer has the necessary resources to handle a mesothelioma claim.
The lawyers at Reaud, Morgan, & Quinn are trial lawyers and have been handling mesothelioma and asbestos lawsuits for decades. Contact our law firm today by calling 1-800-765-5801 for a free and confidential case review.