Personal Injury Attorney Spokane
The Spokane personal injury attorneys at Parke Gordon Law Firm handle personal injury claims for clients in Spokane, Washington, and other surrounding areas. Spokane personal injury attorney Mat Parke concentrates his practice on accident and injury cases, including car accidents, semi truck accidents, wrongful death cases and more. Parke Gordon Law Firm has years of experience holding insurance companies responsible for damages caused by their customers and obtaining impressive settlements for our law firm’s clients. Attorney Mat Parke is a Harvard law grad with the experience and trust needed to represent his clients and receive a fair settlement. We believe every client deserves fair representation against big insurance companies with deep pockets. Take a moment to read some of our recent client reviews to see the dedication of the personal injury attorneys at Parke Gordon Law Firm in Spokane, Washington.
How Can I Tell If I Have a Good Personal Injury Case?
If you’ve been injured in an accident such as a car accident, semi truck accident, motorcycle accident, or suffering the death of a family member you may be wondering how to tell if you have a good personal injury case. If you think you may have a case, call the law office of Parke Gordon Law Firm in Spokane for a free consultation. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case.
Requirements for a Good Personal Injury Case
- You are suffering an injury or injuries due to the negligence or carelessness of the responsible party. For example, a person was sending a text message while driving and ran a stop sign hitting another vehicle and causing injuries to that driver. The driver who was texting is considered negligent for disregarding the responsibility of paying attention to the road while driving and causing injury to another.
- Injury or harm (compensatory damages) resulted from an accident. In the above example, if the person injured suffered a broken arm which resulted in medical bills, lost wages, and/or pain and suffering, the injury would be considered to have caused compensatory damages. These types of damages are things that the injured party may be compensated for.
Costs and Expenses for a Lawyer
A few costs and expenses involved with a personal injury case may include medical bills, lost wages, or property damages from an accident. Let us help you deal with the insurance companies regarding these costs. We will fight to get you every penny you deserve. No attorney fees will be collected until your case is settled.
Before the First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer
Before the first meeting with a personal injury lawyer be sure to NOT talk with your insurance company. In addition, if the insurance company of the other party tries to contact you, do NOT speak with them. Any statements that you provide to an insurance company could be harmful to your case later. Insurance companies know how to manipulate the things you say in a way that could actually hurt your case.
Things to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer
- Health and auto insurance information
- Any medical bills you may have already received from the accident
- The information you gathered from the accident such as statements from witnesses, photos of the accident, etc.
During the First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer
After an attorney has agreed to accept your case, all communications regarding your case should go through your attorney’s office. At your first meeting, you will be asked to sign documentation called a “retainer” or a “representation agreement.” This is a contract with your attorney that outlines the terms of representation.
During the first meeting, your lawyer will ask you for greater details about the accident as well as more details about your injuries. To prepare yourself, think of any questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how regarding the accident or your injuries. This will prepare your mind to answer the questions in your meeting more efficiently. The longevity of your first meeting will depend on how severe your injuries were and who was involved in the accident.
Keep in mind some of the questions your personal injury attorney may ask in your first meeting may be difficult to hear an answer. Your attorney needs the information to better your case and get you the best possible result.
In some cases, your attorney may feel it is necessary to do further research regarding your case. This is not unusual and nothing to be alarmed about.
Free Consultation of Your Personal Injury Case
At Parke Gordon Law Firm, we offer a free case review or free consultation with an experienced Spokane personal injury attorney. This is your opportunity to discuss your case free of charge with a knowledgeable attorney that can advise you about your case.
What is the Value of My Personal Injury Case?
The value of a personal injury case varies depending on the type of accident as well as a number of other factors. Some of these factors include who is liable, how severe are the injuries, and how hard is your personal injury attorney willing to fight for you. A good lawyer will build the value of an injury claim by pursuing a recovery of all damages by hiring doctors, economists, and other experts to document all recoverable damages. The personal injury attorneys at Parke Gordon Law Firm are experienced in maximizing the value of an injury claim and will fight for every penny you are owed.
Personal Injury Claim Factors
The amount of your claim could be based on the expenses of a few factors such as:
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Stress or burdens on you or your family
Call a Spokane Personal Injury Attorney
Call now to speak to a Spokane personal injury lawyer. We’re here to help take the stress out of your claim. Let us fight the insurance company for you. Call a personal injury attorney or lawyer at Parke Gordon Law Firm for a free consultation. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case.
Let us help you deal with the insurance companies, medical bills, lost wages, and property damages. Our attorneys are trusted and experienced personal injury lawyers in Spokane. Let the law office of Parke Gordon Law Firm help you get back on your feet.
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Spokane Personal Injury Law Office
Our Spokane law office is located in the downtown Spokane business district.
Spokane Law Office
421 W Riverside, Suite 256
Spokane, WA 99201
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