How Much Will it Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney to Handle My Car-Wreck Case?

You’ve probably heard lawyer advertisements promising you that you won’t owe your attorney anything if she can’t win your case.  Have you ever wondered exactly what that means?

Can I Afford to Hire an Injury Attorney?

Dollars Sign Illustration. Usd Currency Symbol. Money Label. BlaLawyers who handle personal injury claims typically do so on a contingency fee basis.  That means that the attorney’s fee is contingent on whether or not the attorney recovers a sum of money for her client.  If the attorney is not able to obtain a settlement or verdict for her client, then the cost to the client for hiring that lawyer would be free.  An attorney who works on a contingency-fee basis only gets paid if the attorney is able to obtain a recovery for her client.

If the attorney is able to obtain a recovery for her client, then she would receive an attorney’s fee, which would be a percentage of the amount of money the attorney is able to obtain for her client.

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