The Difference

When you hire a lawyer, how much will it cost? The answer varies on a case-by-case basis. Our firm takes personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from car accidents, medical malpractice, slips and falls, and other injuries on a contingency basis. This means our clients don’t pay a dime unless they receive settlements from the negligent parties. As our client, you don’t pay anything until you receive compensation.

Contingency percentages vary tremendously, but a good rule of thumb is to expect the rate to be 33% (1/3) of any monies received throughout the time the negligent party responds to your lawsuit. After that, the rate is usually 40%. This percent may vary depending on other factors. For instance, medical negligence and product liability cases may have a higher fee. Sometimes, the higher the recovery rate the lower the fee rate.

No Recovery? Pay Nothing.

Because we work on contingency, if you don’t recover damages you owe nothing. It costs us money to work on your case (we must pay for such things as securing your medical records and films, getting accident reports, long-distance calls and photocopies, hiring investigators, etc.) Additionally, if we file suit, we’ll incur deposition, expert, and process-server fees and more. We know these are necessary expenses to further your case. Fortunately, we’ve got the financial resources to pay these fees upfront until you are awarded a damage recovery.

Contingency Fees Alleviate Your Worries

Attorney’s fees and all costs we incur in pursuit of your judgement are contingent through our firm. This means if you recover nothing, you owe us nothing. Because we’ll write off all expenses we incur on your behalf, working with us is entirely no-risk to you.