If you recently have endured any physical or psychological harm due to
negligence of another person, governmental entity, or private operation,
you are likely eligible to file apersonal injury lawsuit. After searching the internet for the perfect lawyer, you see
something along the lines of “we don’t get paid unless you
win.” It seems too good to be true, so what’s the catch?
Personal injury lawyers generally work on a
contingency fee basis, meaning no money is spent on the lawyer by the victim until a settlement
is made by the lawyer in court. In the event of a loss, the lawyer doesn’t get paid.
This seems like a great deal, but it doesn’t mean you get off the
hook without paying any fees. Besides paying lawyers for their time and
efforts, as a victim, you pay fees for filing the papers and other court
expenses required for the lawyer to arrange a court date and collect proper
evidence. Win or lose, these fees are paid at the end of the term.
If your lawyer wins the case, their fees are collected by taking a portion
of the money settlement decided by the court. Lawyers usually offer this
payment system in the event that they are confident in their success because
of the risk they are taking by offering their time and expertise at no
If you or someone you know has recently fallen victim to a personal injury case,
contact Kyle Law Firm based in the
New Braunfels and
Seguin area. Here, lawyers work on a contingency fee basis and guarantee a proper
settlement for damages and injuries.