Understanding the Legal ProcessWhat Do You Need To Know?

Understanding the Legal Process – Five Steps to Recovery

For many people, the idea of contacting a lawyer is intimidating. Here are “5 Steps to Recovery” to help you understand the process.


Step 1: Your Concern – Recovery

Our goal is to help you recover financially while you recover physically.

  • Physically: Physical and mental recovery from your injury should always be the top concern of you and your family.
  • Financially: Your TorHoerman lawyer is working toward your financial recovery.


Step 2: Information – Exchanging the Basics

Our mutual goal is to understand each other. You learn about TorHoerman Law and we learn about your case.


Step 3: Roadmap to Recovery

Together, we develop your legal plan – specific details and strategies that will move you closer to recovery. Have questions? Now is a great time to ask.


Step 4: Discovery – Why does this take so long?

There is no doubt that this part of the process will feel very long and can get frustrating. When it does… reach out!

What takes so long?

  • Information is gathered for the litigation process – this includes information we gather from you as well as information we collect from the Defendant.
  • The legal process takes time. Your THL legal team is managing your lawsuit properly.


Step 5: Decision Time – Go to Court or Settle?

The final step in your lawsuit is financial compensation. After the first four steps are complete, your TorHoerman Law team will able to answer the following questions for you:

  • Will I have to go to court?
  • What are the chances I will be paid?
  • Is settlement a better answer?
  • How much is my case worth?
  • How long will this take?