Because of our culture, we may be very accustomed to seeing lawyers—real and/or fictional—active only in courtrooms. Many may assume attorneys simply: 1) converse with people with considerable roles in the story of an issue; 2) debate before a higher authority to convince them of the accuracy of one side.

However, even before a trial, attorneys work tirelessly to dig up whatever evidence they can to make it abundantly clear their client’s statement is true.

When asked for legal help after an accident, an injury attorney asks their client to explain the event in as much detail as possible. Between legal actions, they’ll most likely feel they must know about any applicable prior connections between the victim and any people or things involved.

Seeing such a prior history may reveal a continuous pattern of problems indicating a serious issue with someone or something; it’s usually when actions are repeated that they begin to gain notice. In addition, the more continuous a certain action, the easier it is to define someone or something by it.

Next, the lawyer usually asserts what they’ve heard with any medical professionals and insurers that have served them or been considered in light of the accident. The representative goes through the client’s story piece-by-piece, and asks these service-people’s honest opinions on everything.

If they consider charging the client for any useful help, the lawyer attempts to dissuade them by dissecting the injured person’s condition and every surrounding circumstance. Even if they’re not perfectly convinced by the end, you can still be off the hook for a long while, as your attorney reviews any relevant medical or insurance documents before you see them. Consequently, you can make the most informed choice of whether or not to give them what they suggest.