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How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer?

How to Choose a Personal Injury LawyerHow to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

A Guide to Finding Your Advocate in Philadelphia

When the unforeseen happens, and you find yourself in need of a personal injury lawyer, it can be an overwhelming experience. Beyond the emotional and physical toll of an accident, there's the added stress of navigating the legal landscape. For residents of Philadelphia and the broader Pennsylvania region, knowing how to choose the right attorney can make all the difference in your case's outcome. Here, we'll delve into the key factors that should inform your decision, and why van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim should be at the top of your list.

Specialization Matters

Not all lawyers are created equal when it comes to specialization. Personal injury law encompasses a range of situations—auto accidents, medical malpractice, workplace injuries, and more. Some lawyers may dabble in various disciplines, but you want an attorney with specific expertise in personal injury law. Make sure to look for someone who routinely handles cases like yours and understands Pennsylvania law like the back of their hand.

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Reputation Speaks Volumes

A great reputation isn't built overnight, and it goes beyond plaques on a wall or awards on a mantle. It's about client satisfaction, courtroom achievements, and peer recognition. Don't simply look at glossy advertisements; dig deeper.

In today's digital age, assessing a lawyer's reputation has become easier than ever. A plethora of online resources allow you to read reviews, client testimonials, legal directories, and even peer endorsements.

A strong reputation not only indicates expertise but also provides insight into client satisfaction levels. Philadelphia has a tightly knit legal community, and a reputable lawyer can help you navigate local nuances.

Listen to Client Testimonials

While reputation gives you an overarching view, client testimonials offer a ground-level perspective. These are real stories from real people who have navigated similar legal challenges. Hearing from past clients can provide insights into a lawyer's communication style, professionalism, and efficiency. At van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim, we take pride in the testimonials we've received and openly share them, reinforcing the trust we aim to establish with each client.

Written Reviews

  • Two-Time Success: A Consistent Legal Powerhouse
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    “These guys are the dream team of Philadelphia. I’ve had two injury cases taken care of by these guys, and the end result was exactly what I was promised. I thank god for having such efficient attorneys. I will continue to recommend friends and family because every case is treated as if it is the biggest case.”

    - Kevin R. / Client
  • Seamless Experience: Legal Excellence Meets Compassionate Care
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    "Wonderful experience with this law firm after getting hit last summer. The whole staff is on top of things and communicates well. A special shoutout to the attorney who handled my case and negotiated my medical bills. I was able to get the care and treatment I needed with minimal stress because they handled it all!"

    - Amanda A. / Client
  • Effortless Recovery: Comprehensive Care and Exceptional Communication
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    "Going with this law firm for my auto accident case was the best advice anyone ever gave me. I was very impressed with my results and the way they handled my case and me."

    - Ant F. / Client
  • Prompt and Precise: An Automobile Settlement that Stands Out
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    “I wanted to thank you for the excellent work you did as my attorney with the settlement of my automobile accident. I know you have a lot of clients, so your prompt responses and attention to detail really meant a lot to me.”

    - Jarrett H. / Client

From Good to Great: The Differentiating Factors

What separates a good personal injury lawyer from a great one? It boils down to:

  • Attentiveness: A great lawyer pays attention to the details, going the extra mile to research your case exhaustively.
  • Transparency: Trust is the cornerstone of any attorney-client relationship. A great lawyer will be transparent about the fees, the process, and the probable outcomes.
  • Persistence: It’s one thing to build a compelling case; it's another to see it through to completion, standing unwaveringly by your side in and out of court.
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The van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim Difference

What sets us apart is our holistic approach to your legal needs. We don't just want to win your case; we want to alleviate the stress and uncertainty that come with personal injury situations. Our specialized experience, coupled with our strong reputation within the Philadelphia community, puts us in a unique position to advocate for you effectively. But don't just take our word for it—our client testimonials speak volumes about our commitment to serving your best interests.

Your Choice Matters

We've discussed the importance of specialization, the weight of reputation, and the sincerity of client testimonials. But perhaps the question we should be asking, and you should be considering, is not just "How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer?" but "How to Choose the Right Personal Injury Lawyer for You?" Your choice can mean the difference between a lengthy, stressful legal ordeal and a well-managed, successful outcome.

At van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim, we're committed to being more than just your lawyer; we're committed to being the right Philadelphia personal injury lawyer for you. It’s not only about defending your legal rights but also about ensuring your peace of mind and well-being throughout the process.

Contact a Leading Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorney for a free Case Evaluation today

If you're in Philadelphia or the surrounding areas in Pennsylvania, we'd be honored to show you why we're not just good but great at what we do. Our team combines years of experience with unparalleled dedication, fighting diligently for your rights. We not only meet but strive to exceed your expectations, solidifying our reputation as a top-tier law firm in the area.

So, having answered your question of "How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer?", you may be wondering, "What's the Next Step in the Legal Process?" The latter is a question that underscores the essence of our firm—leading you not just through immediate concerns but further into a comprehensive legal journey tailored just for you.

To take the first step in that journey, reach out to us for a consultation. We look forward to being your advocate and guide in navigating the complexities of Pennsylvania's legal system.

At van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim, we proudly extend our personal injury legal services across a broad range of locations throughout Pennsylvania, ensuring that wherever you are, top-notch legal support is never far away. Below is a concise list of the geographic locations that detail our offerings:

Click on your locality to learn how our unrivaled experience in personal injury law is tailored to meet the unique needs of residents in these specific areas.

Notable Case Results

Always Pursing the Best Possible Outcome

Assault Injury

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Tractor-Trailer Accident

$10 Million

Bicycle Accident

$4.8 Million

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In the Media

Throughout the years, our firm and our individual attorneys have been recognized in both local and national media for our extensive legal knowledge, experience, and record of success. Our attorneys frequently appear in the media to provide insights and information on various legal matters, including high-profile cases.

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Choosing the Right Firm Can Make All the Difference

  • Unrivaled Record of SuccessWe have won tens of millions of dollars for injured victims, and have achieved countless "not guilty" verdicts for clients faced with criminal charges.
  • No Challenge too BigOur firm has handled some of the biggest cases in country, including representing the President of the United States.
  • Personalized RepresentationWe understand that every case is unique. Therefore, we tailor our approach based on the facts of the case and the needs of our client.
  • Uncompromising PassionOur competitive nature is one of our strongest qualities. You can be confident that no other firm will outwork our team.
  • Holistic ApproachNot only do we want to excel legally for the client, but we also want to make sure we are strengthening their mind, body and spirt.
  • Supporting the CommunityOur team engages in many community events and regularly donates time and resources to many charitable organizations in Philadelphia.

Talk to Our Experienced Team

Home to Philadelphia’s most accomplished attorneys, van der Veen, Hartshorn, Levin & Lindheim pairs diverse practice experience with a passion-driven, comprehensive law practice—all for the client’s benefit.

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