A: Not the insurance company. They'll do whatever they can to minimize your claim, and it may include encouraging you to work with people they know and recommend. Don't. At this critical time, you need to make your own choices, and put your own interests first.
A: Yes. Local lawyers appear often before local judges and work with local doctors, government offices and services. The right law firm is well-respected locally, and can use local knowledge to your advantage.
A: When you meet them. Advertising claims may get your attention, but what will make the difference will be a direct, honest and open relationship with the trial lawyer who will champion your case in court.
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