Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit is a long and dwindling process. Selection of a mesothelioma attorney whom you trust and have a good rapport with is very important.
If you are thinking about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you must meet with a variety of lawyers before making your final decision. Choosing from a long list of mesothelioma lawyers can be a daunting task, so here is a guide to help you through process:
1. Start Search
Look for a qualified mesothelioma attorney in following places:
-Bar Associations -Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (found in most public libraries) -Yellow Pages -Internet (many firms have their own sites)
2. Narrow Down Field
Once you have found names of some mesothelioma attorneys in your area, begin by contacting each firm by telephone for further information.
Describe your legal issue to each attorney and inquire as to whether he/she can handle your situation. Donít forget to ask whether there is a fee for an initial consultation, and approximate cost to handle a mesothelioma lawsuit.
It is advisable to schedule appointments with two or three different attorneys before making your final selection.
3. Meet Prospective Attorneys
The initial consultation is an opportunity for you and lawyer to get to know each other. After listening to your case, lawyer should be able to outline your rights and offer you alternative courses of action.