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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Most of our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis.  This means the firm's fee is based on a percentage of the client's recovery.  If the client does not recover, the firm takes absolutely no fee.  In many instances, the firm will advance the costs associated with the claim including court costs.  The contingency fee agreement of the firm uses calculates the contingent attorney fee on a net recovery basis.  This means you will not be charged out-of-pocket expenses plus a contingency fee on the entire amount.  Rather, the costs are paid back before the contingency fee is calculated.  This prevents the firm from profiting off the expenses and obtaining a double recovery on the firm's fee.

 

On consumer fraud cases, there may be a fee shifting statute that applies.  Fee shifting statutes require the defendant or its insurance carrier to pay attorney fees towards you case if you prevail.  In some cases, a prevailing party fee aware may reduce the amount the client is required to pay under the contingency fee agreement.

 

Corporate matters are handled on an hourly fee based agreement depending upon the type of matter involved.  Our hourly rate for domestic relations cases is $250.00 per hour.

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