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How to Choose the Right Lawyer for Your Case

In the field of law, experience counts. You should choose an attorney with extensive knowledge of and experience with the type of case that you are pursuing. This is important to ensure that you obtain the best verdict or settlement possible.

In a personal injury case, the defendant corporation, insurance company or other entity defending the case (and their attorneys) will make a decision about how large a settlement to offer, based in part on their judgment about how likely your attorney is to take the case to trial and win. So, you want an attorney on your side with proven experience in the field who has consistently taken cases to trial and won favorable verdicts.

Attorney Richard LaGarde is double-board-certified in personal injury and civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has over 30 years of experience in handling injury cases in Texas and Louisiana. He is the former President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the former President of the Houston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

At LaGarde Law Firm, we have decades of experience winning favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients, and expertise is the most important factor you should consider in choosing an attorney.

However, we also take pride in the fact that we are a family law firm, and we treat our clients like family. We are proud that we achieve excellent outcomes for our clients, and that they say that they felt that we “had their back” and were “part of their family.”

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