Tips For Representing Yourself in a Massachusetts Personal Injury Claim

If you have been involved in a Massachusetts auto accident, slip and fall, dog bite, or any other type of accident, and the case is relatively small, you probably can handle your claim without a lawyer.  Here are some tips provided by Nolo that provide a thumb-nail sketch of what you should be aware of when representing yourself in your Massachusetts personal injury case:

Tips for Success in the Courtroom

  1. Meet your deadlines.
  2. Watch some trials.
  3. Choose a judge or jury trial.
  4. Learn the ropes.
  5. Learn the elements of your case.
  6. Make sure your evidence is admissible.
  7. Prepare a trial notebook.
  8. Be respectful.
  9. Don’t interrupt.
  10. Assert yourself.