Just like other professions there are attorneys who specialize in injuries. Some attorneys handle family law and criminal matters while others handle motorcycle injury and car accident cases. If you needed surgery for an injury would you go to your family doctor? Likewise, if you need an attorney in an injury case going to a general practice attorney who does not routinely deal with the specialized Iowa laws involving accidents, subrogation and damages can be fatal to your case.
One of the things to look for is if the attorney advertises practicing primarily in "Personal Injury". If the attorney advertises this then the attorney has certified with the Iowa State Bar Association that at least 40% of the attorney's practice involves handling personal injury cases and that at least 15 hours per year is spent taking continuing legal education concerning personal injury cases. Do not be confused by attorneys who advertise general practice including "Personal Injury". Anyone can advertise general practice including "Personal Injury" even if you are their very first injury case.
Also, you should ask the attorney for a list of prior case results, settlements and testimonials. You should learn what his or her track record is and what their past clients have to say about their services. If they do not have this basic information then you are taking a risk that they may have little, if any, experience handling Iowa injury or motorcycle accident cases.
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