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How to Choose the Best Car Accident Lawyer Perth

Updated: Apr 22, 2023

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident and require legal assistance with your car accident injury claim through the Insurance Commission of WA you might be wondering what things you should look for when choosing a personal injury lawyers Perth.

In this post we will discuss the things to look out for when you are searching for the best car accident lawyer to help you with your injury claim.

Do They Offer Appointments Outside of Regular Business Hours?

Some car accident lawyers are happy to meet with you outside of regular business hours as they know how busy you are and how difficult it can be for you to find time to see a lawyer. This is likely to be especially the case after you have had a car accident as you will no doubt be needing to attend appointments with your treating medical practitioners many of whom are only open during regular business hours. An added benefit to after-hours appointments is that you won't need to take any time off work which can be important as you might have already needed time off work to recover from your injuries and or to attend medical appointments.

B Legal Lawyers are happy to meet with you outside of regular business hours and on weekends if that is something that makes like easier for you.

Do They Offer to Meet With You at Your Home, Place of Work or Hospital?

Some car accident lawyers are happy to meet with you at your home, work or even at hospital. This can be especially important if you are at home recovering from your injuries. If you have children you might also need to stay home to take care of them. You don't need the added expense or hassle of hiring a babysitter when you have already suffered financial loss as a result of the car accident.

B Legal Lawyers are happy to meet with you at your home, work or at the hospital if that is something that makes like easier for you.

Do They Cap Their Fees at 10 % of Your Compensation?

Whilst most personal injury law firms are happy to agree to work on a No Win/No Fee basis* you might wonder what you will be charged if your matter is successful.

Generally most of your legal fees are usually paid by the at-fault driver's, insurer, the Insurance Commission of WA. You are then responsible to pay any shortfall which is usually deducted by your lawyer from your settlement monies.

In order to give you certainty and peace of mind B Legal Lawyers agree to cap the amount that you pay towards their legal fees at 10 % of the amount you receive by way compensation. For example if you receive $50,000 for damages in a settlement you will know that the maximum you will have to pay towards your legal fees is $5,000.

* It is important to be aware that if you are unsuccessful with your claim the Court might make an order for you to pay the other party's legal costs even if your lawyer is acting for you on a No Win/No Fee basis.

Do They Have Experience Working for Insurers?

In addition to having significant experience working as car accident lawyers for people who have been injured in car accidents, some lawyers have also previously gained invaluable experience working as car accident lawyers for insurers. These particular lawyers have likely been involved in advising insurers on liability, what amount a claim is worth (the quantum of the claim), the tactics for dealing with the claim and what settlement amounts should be offered to resolve the claim. As you can imagine this type of experience places such a lawyer in a position to be able to provide you with helpful advice about liability, the tactics for your claim and what settlement offers the insurers are likely to make.

The principal of B Legal Lawyers, Conor Reidy has over 10 years' experience in acting as the lawyer for insurers and he is adept at using his knowledge and experience to negotiate excellent settlement outcomes for his clients. He remembers how important it is to treat the insurer's claims officers and lawyers with the utmost respect which he very much appreciated when he was acting as a lawyer for insurers.

Do They Have a Website Dedicated to Car Accident Claims Assistance?

Some lawyers practice in numerous different areas of law and when you visit their website you might find it difficult to find the information that is relevant to your particular type of matter.

In order to make life easier for you B Legal Lawyers has created a website that is dedicated solely to assisting their clients with their motor vehicle accident injury claims. This means that you can find all of the information that you might need in one convenient location. To visit the main page of their website for information relevant to your car accident injury claim you can simply click on Car Accident Lawyers Perth.

Do They Have a History of Achieving Successful Outcomes for Their Clients?

When choosing a car accident injury lawyer to assist you with your claim it is important to ensure that you choose one who is not only highly experienced but who also has a history of achieving successful outcome for their clients.

B Legal Lawyers are proud of the excellent results they have achieved for their clients.

Were Their Previous Clients Happy?

A great way to assess a car accident lawyer Perth is to check the reviews from their previous clients. Such reviews can give you a good insight into what you might expect if you choose them to act for you. Reviews can be found on a law firm's Google My Business profile, on the law firm's website and on other websites such as Trust Pilot. It is important to do your due diligence when choosing a lawyer and positive feedback from previous clients is certainly something that you should look out for.

You can read some of the reviews from B Legal Lawyers' satisfied clients on our Google my Business profile and on our dedicated website:

Do They Offer a Free No Obligation Initial Consultation

Some car accident lawyers offer a free, no obligation initial consultation. This can be a great opportunity for you to see if you like the lawyer who will be working with you on your claim before you decide to proceed with them . You can also use this time to ask any questions that you might have about your claim and or the claims process. The lawyer should also be able to provide you with helpful advice about your claim's prospects of success.

You can contact Conor Reidy of B Legal Lawyers for a free no obligation initial consultation by calling 0422 149 285 or by email:

Also, you can find out instantly and for free whether B Legal Lawyers can assist you with your exisiting car accident claim by using our free car accident claims assessment tool.

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