A personal injury lawyer can help those who have endured an injury from an accident or an injury caused, either directly or indirectly, by another person or entity. Personal injuries used to just refer to physical injuries, but now courts oversee personal injury cases that pertain to psychological pain and suffering as well. When it comes to selecting a personal injury lawyer in Hartford, most people will just call the number of an attorney they saw advertised on a television commercial. Either that or they will look up “Hartford personal injury lawyer” in the yellow pages and select one from there. All of these methods are fine, but you shouldn’t contact them immediately after you find their number. Do a little research on the internet to see their reputation and try to find reviews from their previous clients. All you have to do is type the lawyer’s name or firm into the Google search engine with the word “review” after it and you will find all the reviews that have been posted on the internet about them. Also, find out if they are members of the bar association in your state.