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A sudden injury can leave you with a stack of questions and little in the way of answers. And, frankly speaking, aren’t all injuries sudden? After all, who plans for injuries? In the moments after tragedy strikes, it’s crucial to have someone local you can turn to for answers, peace of mind, and top-notch legal representation.
If an injury has turned your life upside down in Hibbing or a surrounding iron range community, you can rely on the experienced personal injury attorneys of Nicolet Law Firm to pursue your legal rights and make sure you have the resources you need to recover from your injuries. We handle all types of personal injury and workers’ compensation cases, including those involving mining accidents, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
Call us anytime at 218-729-0628 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney.
Your choice of a lawyer or law firm should be based on the criteria that matter most to you rather than relying on sources you find online that rank attorneys. It’s crucial that whoever you choose to pursue your legal interests is a good fit for you. That’s why meeting in person for a free consultation is so important; it can provide you with a sense of how your personalities mesh and provide you with a crucial first impression of how the firm operates. You’ll be working closely with your personal injury lawyer for weeks or months and need to be confident in their abilities.
However, you can learn important things from sources such as online reviews and a law firm’s website. For example, have they been recognized for excellence by organizations such as Super Lawyers? Can you find testimonials from past clients or reviews from past clients that speak to the issues you find important in your selection process?
Take all the information you gather and make an informed decision about who the right attorney is for you rather than relying on rankings from individuals or organizations you are unfamiliar with.
Taconite mines are one of the primary employers in Hibbing and a critical driver of our Iron Range economy. As a result, the majority of workplace accidents in our area of Minnesota are associated with the mines. This includes accidents that take place in the mines as well as motor vehicle accidents involving mine employees or suppliers.
There is a misconception among some that pursuing legal action in a mine-related accident is equivalent to taking a shot at our local economy and the livelihoods of our loved ones and neighbors who rely on the mine to make a living. This couldn’t be further from the truth and should not part of your decision-making process after you or a loved one suffers a serious injury.
Injury claims for mine-related accidents pursue financial compensation for damages such as medical bills, lost earnings, pain-and-suffering and more. The funds come from the insurance companies who provide insurance coverage to policyholders such as businesses, individual homeowners, and individual drivers.
For example, a personal injury claim can be filed by the victim of a car accident. The claim would pursue damages from the insurance company of the driver who was responsible for the crash. Likewise, an injured worker could pursue a workers’ compensation claim seeking financial compensation and benefits from their employer’s property or workers’ compensation insurer.
These claims are the reason insurance exists; providing financial resources to those who have been harmed while protecting individuals from being completely wiped out due to their liability in an accident. This system exists for situations just like yours and you shouldn’t let misinformation from friends and neighbors – no matter how well-meaning they are—stop you from doing what’s necessary to make things right.
The primary benefit of hiring a personal injury lawyer is that it will free you up to focus on your physical and emotional recovery. Your lawyer will handle the interactions with the insurance company and their attorneys so you can focus on what matters most rather than getting lost in a pile of paperwork. From putting together your personal injury case to going to court, you can rely on your personal injury attorney to pursue your interests and only your interests.
The right attorney for you will also be able to provide timely answers to your questions so you can make informed decisions about your case and move forward with confidence.
There’s also the knowledge factor. When it comes to personal injury cases you don’t know what you don’t know. Unfortunately, what you don’t know could cost you and your family dearly if you’re unable to obtain the full compensation you need in a personal injury settlement or jury award.
The choice is yours. Many things after an injury feel like they are decided for you – by doctors, insurance companies, and others. Choosing your lawyer is entirely up to you. As we’ve covered before, we recommend looking at online testimonials and reviews and then meeting with prospective attorneys in person in order to make sure your personalities are a good fit and that they can provide you with the peace of mind you need during a difficult time. Your choice may end up coming down to trusting your gut; when you’ve found the right attorney for your personal injury or workers’ compensation claim you’ll know.
Having a local Hibbing lawyer looking out for your interests – and only your interests – can be the difference between having the financial resources you need for your recovery and facing a mounting pile of medical bills on your own.
At Nicolet Law, we are proud to be a part of the Hibbing community and look forward to helping you make things right after an injury. You can reach our legal team anytime by calling 218-729-0628 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.
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