For those who have suffered an accident caused by someone else, you know how frustrating it can be to be in pain, missing work and watching expenses pile up through no fault of your own. This is a difficult situation to be in and it can be easy to become stressed over both your physical and financial future. It’s hard to know who to trust and where to get started. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to hire a reputable attorney to get started on your compensation claim right away. Here are five things to consider when searching for an accident attorney in Seattle: #1 Experience and Expertise This is the double whammy you want in an accident attorney. Seattle has tons of lawyers to choose from, but you only want to consider one for your accident case that has decades of experience and expertise in personal injury practice. Rob Kornfeld has more than 30 years’ experience practicing personal injury and can help you. #2 Track Record and Significant Settlements You want a lawyer that you can be confident will get you the best possible settlement for your unique circumstances. While every settlement and situation will differ slightly, an attorney with an excellent track record will be able to get you a good result. Be sure to look for not just wins, but wins with high settlements. Rob Kornfeld has a winning record of significant settlements at trial and in negotiations. #3 Excellent Reputation To make sure you get an attorney you can trust, reputation is a huge concern. You don’t want a lawyer who doesn’t take ethics seriously. You need an attorney that is well reviewed by former clients as well as their peers and also one that has no professional complaints against them and high ratings on all counts. Check out Rob Kornfeld on both Avvo.com and Martindale.com to see how thrilled clients are with his work on their behalf and how well regarded he is by fellow attorneys. #4 Accessibility You can have the best accident lawyer in Seattle, but if they won’t return your calls or update you on your claim, it’s going to be a frustrating experience. You want an attorney that For example, a complete window replacement requires the commercial electrical contractors to install thick vinyl sheeting to surround the work area both inside the home and outdoors – with prep time and material costs adding an estimated $60 to $170 for each window. will answer your emails, take your phone calls and answer your questions without delay. And updates on your case should be provided regularly and proactively. Rob Kornfeld personally answers emails for his clients and makes himself available for answers, advice and reassurance throughout the claims process. #5 Personal Attention If you go to a huge law firm, you’re going to be shuffled around from paralegal to junior associate and likely never know who is personally handling your case. You may never see the same face twice. When you’re already stressed, this is not what you need. At a smaller firm, you’ll see the lawyer who is actually handling your case. Rob Kornfeld will personally evaluate your case, handle it throughout the process and will give you the personal attention you need to ensure you are informed and satisfied. Call Rob Kornfeld, He Understands Back in 1985, Rob was the victim of a head-on car accident that left him with serious injuries. He had to go through the physical recovery process, deal with the personal injury claim including selecting an attorney to represent him and going through the entire process personally. Because of this, he truly understands what you are going through now and wants to help you. Read Rob’s story here. If you or a loved one have been in an accident that has left you with serious injuries, Rob can help you recover the compensation you deserve for what has been done to you. Rob has been helping accident and injury victims for more than 30 years and is ready to take on the insurance companies to protect your rights to compensation for your injuries. Call now for a free consultation.