23 Search Results for "Contingent fee"

January 8, 2018

Search #8 of My Blogs: “Contingent Fees”

...l consumer. It has 1200 pages and 340 articles and 22 “hits” for the term “contingent fees”. Lawyers will perform a variety of services for fees that are not guaranteed, based upon a percentage of the total settlement or recovery. Key is acuity in selecting, building, settling, or trying the case. Contingency fees can be earned, in personal injury, insurance bad faith, medical malpractice, premises liability, industrial injury (“deliberate intent”...

April 21, 2020

Intro: Access to Justice, Unbundled Services, Contingent Fees, Family Law, Mediation, Collegiality

Intro: Access to Justice, Unbundled Services, Contingent Fees, Family Law, Mediation, Collegiality: https://youtu.be/q1tVK9xPWRw Got five minutes? In this introductory video, I spend perhaps a minute each on several subjects that encompass the panoply of subjects I wish to cover in this video series. It’s a good summary, except my family law services, which I cover in meticulous detail in many other of my new videos. Access to justice for low and...

March 15, 2014

FAQ

...of the eventually recovery and to take a risk of a $0.00 award. More About Contingent Fees: 10% to 40% My contingent percentages vary from 10% to $40%. Sometimes there is a very limited amount of insurance the carrier will pay out promptly. I will sometimes take 10% of such a recovery in order to gather your medical bills, confirm clear liability and deal with your medical insurance provider’s “subrogation claim”. Most out-of-court settlements are...

January 24, 2018

A Personal Injury Glossary: Negligence, Insurance, and the Rest

...Insurance commission and possible “slap on the wrist” of the carrier. 17. Contingent Fees: personal injury litigation and claim processing can be very expensive; thus, the most common fee arrangement is a “contingent fee”. These fees may range from 10% – 40%. No fee is taken unless there is a recovery. 18. Litigation Costs: These costs include filing fees, acquisition of records, depositions, experts, travel, etc. Cost can be huge and the cost of...

June 9, 2012

A Foot in Each Camp

...six, even seven, figures in litigation expenses, with a prospect of a BIG contingent fee. There is risk of loss of course, but these guys and their firms often “win big”. I have put $10,000 of time into a case knowing I would never get paid. Once it was $30,000 (don’t like to think about it) Those are the cases where the other side has pissed me off, or the client is very worthy, or my reputation is on the line. But, most of the time, costs MUST...

August 9, 2021

Our Recommitment to Excellence 2021

...ave our share of “the pie”, using tried, hands-on, methods, somewhat lower contingent fees, and a very very diligent approach to documenting and resolving without litigation those cases that really should not be filed because they need not be filed. In avoiding the cost of depositions, expert fees, and other exorbitant costs, the 20 to 25% contingent fee can bring us a fair return while maximizing the net results for the individual clients. Our ne...

December 24, 2012

Many Ways to Meet Your Lawyer – Personal Injury – Divorce – Civil Suits

...n. 3. I will quote a retainer at the end of the phone call. 4. If it is a “contingent fee”, case, I will give you an appointment, usually within 48 hours. You may be pleasantly surprised regarding the proposed fee percentage. 5. E-mail me, either hunterjb@hunterlawfirm.net or go to my Findlaw website, www.hunterlawfirm.net (Ed. Now on a WordPress platform), and write me through the “contact me” portal. 6. If it is a major case where I decide to as...

January 22, 2016

An Article to Bookmark: Until Your World Comes Crashing Down

...se’s, and your children, to us, we are off and running: We have you sign a contingent fee agreement, 20% for clear fault settled out of court, 25% if liability is contested but still settled out of court, 1/3 (33 1/3 %) if suit filed, and occasionally 40% (but these are usually the medical negligence or industrial accident cases). We order a police collision report. We order your medical records and bills. If there is any serious question of fault...

April 11, 2017

30 SIMPLE FACTS ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

...rt, 20% is ok for clear fault cases. That’s my opinion, and it works. Some contingent fee cases justify 36% to 40%. Think major products liability, such as an exploding tire, medical malpractice, with its huge litigation costs, or industrial accidents, exploding mine or gas well, with expert engineers and complexity. I am not talking of them here. Back to the reasons cases settle: with $50,000 in per person liability coverage and $40,000 in medica...

March 24, 2017

A CONCISE SUMMARY OF THE FUTURE OF THE LAW

...business to keep consumers from suing them, and they are succeeding. With contingent fee cases, personal injury, industrial injury, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith, the lawyers are motivated because there are prospects of good pay days if the lawyer will delay receiving payment and accept a percentage of the final settlement or judgment. Of course, conservatives are working to limit the percentage the contingent fee lawyer can charge...