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How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer?

If you’ve been in a car accident, in addition to the great inconvenience and stress caused by the accident, you have a damaged vehicle and possibly suffer from injuries. In regards to injuries if you used an ambulance or visited with a doctor at an emergency room or received chiropractic care, you will also have medical bills. If your car is damaged and needs to be repaired, you will certainly have repair bills and likely need a rental car while your car is in the shop.

Who is Responsible for the Costs of making a Personal Injury Claim?

Generally personal injury, lawyers work on a contingent basis. Simply put, they do not earned a fee or charge a fee, unless the case resolves favorably. In addition, a personal injury, lawyer can help negotiate medical bills, find appropriate medical care for your injuries, stop any collection efforts for cost associated with the accident, and also get you compensated for general damages, such as pain and suffering.

Reimbursement of Case Costs

There will likely be cost associated with representing a personal injury victim. Costs such as obtaining police reports, obtaining medical records, rental car and necessary medical treatment are just a sample. A personal injury, lawyer will likely cover these cost on your behalf, and reimburse once the case is resolved. Thus it should cost the injured person nothing to hire a personal injury, lawyer, unless the claim settles favorably.

Should you have any questions or you would like to discuss this issue in further detail, please do not hesitate to contact us to schedule a free consultation.


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