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Contingency Fees & Your Georgia Personal Injury Case

On Behalf of | May 30, 2023 | Auto Safety

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be considering filing a personal injury claim or looking for a personal injury lawyer.

Before you make a decision, you should understand the different types of legal fees and how they work. One of the most common types of legal fees is the contingency fee. Contingency fees are a type of fee arrangement between a lawyer and a client. In a contingency fee agreement, the lawyer agrees to take a percentage of the settlement amount as a fee, instead of charging an hourly rate. This type of fee arrangement is often used in personal injury cases since it allows the client to receive legal services without having to pay upfront.

Contingency fees are typically a percentage of the settlement amount, and they have benefits besides not costing you anything upfront. The lawyer’s fee is paid out of the settlement amount, and the client does not have to pay anything to retain the lawyer. This means that the lawyer only gets paid if the case is successful. It’s important to remember that contingency fees are not the same as free legal services. The lawyer is still providing a service and is entitled to payment for that service.

Contingency fees also don’t cover any costs associated with the case, such as filing fees or expert witness fees. When considering a contingency fee agreement, it’s important to choose a lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable in personal injury law. Since you are able to “afford” any personal injury lawyer, pick the one that has a great track record, who is local, and who you feel like you trust.

At Adams Law Firm in Macon, GA, our lawyers have extensive experience in personal injury law and are dedicated to getting you the best possible outcome. We understand that this is a difficult time for you and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve. We offer a free consultation and will review your case to learn the facts of the case.

What Happens Next?

We will explain the entire process and answer any questions you may have. We are committed to helping you get the compensation you deserve and will fight for your rights every step of the way. At Adams Law Firm, our lawyers are dedicated to helping injured victims get the compensation they deserve. We understand that this is a difficult time and will work hard to get you the best possible outcome.

Contact us today for a free consultation and take the next step in your case.