In order to maximize the value of a case, it must be thoroughly prepared for trial. Profit-motivated corporations and insurance companies often fear trials because judges and juries are empowered to determine their liability and the amount owed to an injured victim. A trial lawyer is a unique type of lawyer that is trained and experienced in actually trying cases for judges and juries. While many cases settle before an actual trial, a trial lawyer is necessary to help maximize the value of your case.