What kind of attorney do I need if I’m being sued for auto accident medical expenses?

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What kind of attorney do I need if I’m being sued for auto accident medical expenses?

Single car auto accident resulting in ongoing medical care for the driver (my son) and passenger (his wife). The auto and insurance are in my name.

Asked on June 8, 2016 under Personal Injury, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You want a litigator (someone who mostly does trial work; as oppposed to someone who does wills or contracts or RE closings), preferably one with experience in personal injury matters (so not someone who mostly does evictions, or municipal court, or business diputes gone bad), and *ideally* someone whose experience in on the defense side of "tort" (that's what you call accident) cases--that said, an attorney who usually is on the plaintiff (suing) side should know how to defend them, too.


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