December 10, 2019

What Are the Steps to Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

When you’ve been injured in an accident that was another party’s fault, you may be interested in taking legal action to secure compensation for what you’ve been through. But for many people, this area of the law is confusing, which is why you may be trying to figure out the steps to filing a personal injury lawsuit.

The team at the Law Offices of Gary S. Greenberg wants to do everything possible to ensure you are prepared for the upcoming legal proceedings. Below, we go over the steps involved in filing a personal injury lawsuit after an accident.

Get a Medical Examination

Properly diagnosing your injuries and getting an examination is one of the most important parts of filing a lawsuit. This will not only determine whether you have grounds to file a claim, but it will help determine the extent of the damages you should seek.

Hire an Attorney

Next, you’ll probably need to enlist the services of a qualified, knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. Filing a claim is complex enough, and should your case go to court, the task at hand becomes even more complicated.

Luckily, most cases settle before they ever have the chance to go to trial. But in order to help ensure your case is successful and that you seek the right types of benefits, you’ll likely need the guidance and representation of a skilled, experienced personal injury attorney.

File the Suit

Should you find that the insurance company is unwilling to work with you or that it offers you an unsatisfactory settlement, your attorney will take the steps to file an official lawsuit.

First, we will file an official complaint. Then, we will ensure all documents and applications are submitted within the statute of limitations. Finally, we will begin compiling evidence, such as photographs and witness statements, to help you persuade the court to rule in your favor.

Contact the Law Offices of Gary S. Greenberg Today

Now that you know the steps to filing a personal injury lawsuit, don’t wait to get in touch with our team at the Law Offices of Gary S. Greenberg. The faster you get in touch with us, the closer you’ll be to collecting the compensation you deserve.

To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, give us a call today at 414-271-7007 or head to the bottom of the page to fill out our online contact form.