What Does it Take to Be a Good Personal Injury Attorney?

Personal injury attorneys gain experience handling personal injury cases one case at a time. It most cases, it can take many years and trials to learn how to properly and persuasively present a personal injury case to a judge or jury.

By their very nature, the available damages in a personal injury case are simply not quantifiable through formulas or expert testimony. The extent of compensation an injured personal injury victim can recover relies in significant part on the preparation and artfulness of the lawyers they hire. Convincing juries of the amount to which the injury victim is entitled to must be done skillfully through the lawyer’s capacity for persuasion and advocacy.

Over the years, we’ve been able to obtain multimillion dollar settlements for our personal injury victims. In some instances, we’ve even been able to obtain multimillion dollar judgments and verdicts after the responsible party either offered nothing to settle the personal injury case or made such a low settlement offer that trial was our client’s only option.

To maximize your chances of success, it’s important to be represented by a law firm that has the experience, resources, and reputation necessary to help make sure you get the results you’re entitled to. Proving the potentially high worth of a personal injury case requires a great deal of skill and experience.

If you have questions, we’d like to answer them for you. After more than three decades of helping personal injury victims, chances are, we can help you too!


If you have a personal injury, workers' compensation, social security disability, elder or nursing home abuse, or sexual abuse case, please contact Black, Chapman, Petersen & Stevens by filling out the form below. The consultation is free and we only receive compensation if we obtain benefits for you.


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