What is a contingency fee? To represent an injured party, a personal injury attorney typically charges 33-50% of any recovery the attorney receives on behalf of the injured party. This charge is called a “contingency fee”. The contingency fee is usually closer to 33% when an attorney settles an injured party’s case before the attorney […]
How Much Is Your Personal Injury Case Worth?
Surprisingly, the value of personal injury cases is not just determined by the responsible party’s insurance company. The decider of fact – either a judge or jury – is the ultimate decider of a case’s worth. The responsible party’s insurance company typically knows how much judges or juries award plaintiffs with similar cases. The responsible […]
Consider Defendant’s Assets Before You Sue
Two major considerations stand between the plaintiff and collecting money from a defendant: (1) a good case and (2) the defendant’s ability to pay. Unfortunately, the plaintiff needs BOTH to recover money owed. All too often a plaintiff has a winnable case, but the elephant in the room remains: will the plaintiff ever get paid […]