What Happens at a Legal Consultation

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A successful case starts with a thorough and productive legal consultation. At The Kryder Law Group, LLC, we use this meeting to review the details of your case, explain to you your options for taking legal action, and review pricing for our legal services.

Most importantly, we use this opportunity to get to know you and to let you get to know us. It has been our experience that the most successful cases begin with a healthy working relationship with our clients, and the legal consultation lays the foundation for this partnership.

Many potential clients ask us how they should prepare for and what they should bring to their first meeting with us—they do not know what happens at a legal consultation. It is helpful to first understand what you can expect to take place during this meeting.

We Review Your Case

The more our legal team knows up front about your case, the more productive this legal consultation will be for everyone. We ask prospective clients to bring as much documentation of their case as possible, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Medical reports documenting injuries
  • Accident reports (from police, facility manager, etc.)
  • Correspondence from/to insurance companies
  • Names and contact information for any witnesses
  • Wage statements from their employer
  • Photos of the accident scene or documenting injuries
  • Death certificate, if their case relates to the loss of a loved one

Bring as many of these items as possible to your legal consultation, but do not worry if you come empty-handed. Our legal team will ask you questions to arrive at a solid understanding of the scope of your case. We will get the details we need to give you a viable roadmap for our legal strategy. We know where to find whatever documentation may be missing.

At the end of our review, we should have a solid understanding of the accident or incident that injured you, what types of injuries you suffered, and how it has affected you—the facts that provide the framework for your personal injury case.

Reviewing Costs and Fees

Costs and fees are top of mind for any prospective client. After reviewing your case, explaining your options for pursuing legal action, and drafting a preliminary roadmap for moving forward, we will talk about the financial aspects of hiring us to represent you.

We will outline our fees and any costs we expect to encounter while working on your case. Part of what we will explain here is that our lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. This means you pay our firm nothing up front, and you will pay lawyer fees only when you receive compensation via a settlement or verdict.

We also explain how we advance all necessary expenses for your case, meaning you pay nothing in advance.

Scheduling Your Free Legal Consultation

When you contact us for your free consultation, we can arrange to meet with you within 48 hours of your call, even on weekends. A member of our legal team is happy to meet at the location most convenient for you, whether it be our office, your home, your hospital room, your place of business, or another location that suits you.

Now knowing what happens at a legal consultation, we hope you call The Kryder Law Group, LLC today at (312) 223-1700.

What Happens at a Legal Consultation
What Happens at a Legal Consultation

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