- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
The responsibilities of the Personal Injury Lawyer must:
- provide legal representation to plaintiffs who are alleging physical or psychological injury as the result of the negligent or careless acts of another person, entity, or organisation;
- help plaintiffs receive compensation for their losses, including loss of earnings capacity due to an inability to work, pain and suffering, reasonable medical expenses both present and expected, emotional distress, loss of consortium or companionship, and legal costs and attorney fees;
- also work to safeguard clients from being victimised by insurance companies and the legal system. The Successful Applicant
The successful Personal Injury Lawyer must excel at oral advocacy, negotiation, and client development. They should also have a capacity for handling stress and pressure, particularly those who decide to hang a shingle out on their own rather than sign on as an associate with an existing firm.