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Hiring the right attorney for your worker's compensation legal matters can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. When looking for a lawyer, make sure the lawyer's practice is focused on job-related injuries. You can achieve this by asking for a referral, or by researching whether an attorney has earned any achievements in this particular practice area. While experience, accolades and referrals are important, do not underestimate the importance of an attorney's personality. Your case is important and you will want an attorney you feel comfortable working with. Next, ask your prospective attorney about previous client successes. Any qualified worker's compensation attorney will be happy to share his or her recent victories with you. Lastly, communication is key. Talk with your attorney about your communication expectations, such as how long it will take to get calls and emails returned.