The constant technological developments around us have made it hard to overlook the world of tech.
Everywhere you look, and in every industry, technology has become a useful tool, either to achieve goals faster or do things smarter.
While, according to research
, there are still industries technology has not fully invaded, our ever-increasing dependence on technology via the internet, mobile phones and other gadgets, shows how important technology has become.
One industry though, whose use of technology is advancing at an exponential rate, is the legal industry. Why be left out when almost every other industry has jumped on the bandwagon?
Although, as with each tech advancement the world over, a level of analysis and review is usually needed before lawyers deem it fit for use. There's almost an unspoken professional obligation that demands that attorneys don't take risks, seeing how technical the profession is.
Most lawyers therefore choose to stick with what they know, thereby creating friction between the nature of the legal profession, which is averse to taking risks, and the anticipations of otherwise technologically savvy consumers of legal service.
Despite this averseness to risk-taking though, technology has found its way into the legal world. And, at the rate at which it is advancing, it's only a matter of time before everyone in the legal world comes on board.
There are many ways you can benefit from legal technology as a client or consumer of legal services. One way is in the area of personal injury.
Of course, there are attorneys like Sherwin Arzani
, a leader amongst personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles and Southern California, whose passion is using everything possible – including the latest technology – to defend the rights of clients who have been wrongfully injured by the negligence of others.
Here are some ways legal technology can aid your personal injury case:
1. It enhances the presentation of your case
Technology, while changing rapidly the way we receive information, has also had a significant impact on the practice of law, especially the presentation of evidence/information that can help in a case. Research says
our brain decodes visual information 60,000 times faster than text. Using this form of legal technology can help ensure that, during the presentation of your personal injury case, your case is presented in the most persuasive way.
This increases the chances of you winning and getting what is rightfully yours. 2. You get your claims faster
It's okay to believe that you will most likely not win your personal injury case without having a lawyer arguing the case in front of a jury.
But that, coupled with technology, will ensure that the case is settled as fast as possible and you get your entitlements as quickly as possible.
Gadgets like phones can ensure faster communication between lawyers, and can be used to record statements which can be useful in resolving the case. Videotaped testimonies and more will only resolve the case faster. 3. You're not left stranded for too long
In some cases, the victim is left without his/her home, an empty account, or a badly damaged car. A personal injury to the breadwinner of a family can also cause deep pain and bring unimaginable inconveniences.
When you have legal technology at your disposal, these and many more cases of discomfort can be short-lived. Cases can be resolved faster, and you're not deprived of your right to comfort for too long.
Using technology to resolve a case of personal injury helps you to present your case better, which in turn leads to a quickly resolved case, and ultimately, quick answers to questions.