One of the first questions that someone may ask in a personal injury case is "do I need an attorney?"
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries or death because of the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you need a personal injury attorney. On the other hand, if you suffered a minor injury (for example, a bruise on your leg from a fall and the doctor says you will be okay), you probably do not need a personal injury attorney.
The second question that you may ask is "when do I hire a personal injury attorney?"
The answer is as soon as possible. In most personal injury cases, timing is important. Witnesses will need to be interviewed before their memories fade. Accident scenes will need to be photographed and inspected before they are changed. And products or machinery will need to be inspected or photographed before they are altered or repaired.
Another question you may ask is "do I need a board certified attorney?"
The answer is yes. Becoming a Board Certified Trial Lawyer requires trying as lead counsel a significant number of jury trials, passing a rigorous written examination, and being peer-reviewed every five years by judges and other attorneys practicing in the same field of law. James Wood is a Board Certified Civil Law Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
At the Law Office of James H. Wood PC, our legal team knows the complications that can arise in a personal injury case; we understand the need you may have for qualified legal counsel. Our firm is dedicated to helping those who have been the victims of negligence. James Wood has over 20 years of legal experience, and he will personally handle your case from start to finish.
Our firm offers a free initial consultation, home and hospital visits, and contingent fee agreements. We are here to help you recover fair and just compensation for your injuries. If you have suffered a serious injury or loss due to negligence, you are not alone.
Please contact Attorney Wood from our firm for a free case evaluation today. Call (505) 906-6774.