There is no fee unless we can get you money. This is called a contingency fee. The attorney fee is a percentage of the award achieved either through settlement or judgment. Typically, there will be no upfront out-of-pocket expenses for your lawsuit. All costs would be collected from the final award.
Award or Settlement : Fee
- $1-$300,000 : 33 1/3%
- $300,000-$600,000 : 25%
- $600,000-$900,000 : 20%
- $900,000-$1,200,000 : 15%
- $1,200,000 and up : 10%
- Before moving, check yourself for injuries.
- Take photographs of your vehicle, the other vehicles involved, the scene and any obstructions from multiple angles.
- Make sure you speak with the police regarding what occurred.
- Exchange insurance information.
- Comply with the directions of the police officers.
- Get seen by the paramedics.
- And call your lawyer.
- Get checked out at the Walk-in or the Emergency Room.
- Begin keeping a pain diary.
- Consult with an experienced Personal Injury Attorney.
As long as you have the police report number, your attorney can obtain the report. If no report was made or taken, it is more challenging for an attorney to establish liability, however, you should still consult with an experienced Personal Injury Attorney.
Yes. You absolutely have a case. It may be against both your driver and the other driver as well.
Doctor bills become part of the damages package that your attorney will show opposing counsel in helping to illustrate the monetary value of your claim. Some doctors will accept a Letter of Protection, which defers payment until a matter is resolved. Advise your Personal Injury Attorney about any doctors you are seeing for your injuries.
Your insurance may cover a car rental, consult with your insurance agent and policy documents. Some attorneys’ offices assist their clients in obtaining a rental car.
Your insurance will pay for property damage, rental car, etc. It truly depends on a number of other elements and circumstances including who the insurance is and what the circumstances are.
You may be asked for both in case one is not available.
You may still have a claim if you have uninsured/ under-insured motorist coverage (UM Coverage) in your own policy. We highly recommend you obtain this insurance if you do not already have it.
This is where Under-Insured (UM) Coverage becomes important. Without UM you may have no other recourse. Check your insurance coverage and speak with an insurance agent to add Under-Insured coverage to your policy.
Your medical bills usually get paid out of your settlement. If your insurance has a MedPay policy, your insurance may cover bills up to the policy amount. Your attorney makes sure any reported bills are paid out of the settlement.
There is no way to know how long a case will take. Keep your attorney informed about your treatment status, especially when seeing new doctors and when you have completed treatment. Patience is important.
You and your personal injury attorney should strive for your maximum full recovery rather than a quick settlement.
It depends on more details and circumstances. Call a Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Attorney to discuss your circumstances. In some cases, you may have a right to both claims. It is important to hire an attorney who has experience in both types of law to best handle these claims.
You likely have a Workers Compensation Case which has very different timetables and statutes of limitations than a personal injury. You should immediately contact an experienced Workers Comp attorney for assistance.
Possibly. It depends on where you were, what you were doing, who maintained the area where you slipped, and several other factors. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss your situation.
Speak to a Personal Injury Attorney. You may be able to bring a claim against the homeowner’s insurance company.
Speak to an experienced personal injury attorney to bring a claim against the driver.
Speak to an experienced Personal Injury Attorney. You may have a claim against the driver and the company.
Do not speak with the Adjuster before consulting an experienced personal injury attorney. Refer the Adjuster to your attorney.
Yes. But you must substantiate your claim with evidence.
Alert your insurance company immediately and allow them to defend you. If you do not have insurance, you must contact a private attorney to obtain a defense.