Tuesday, 7 Dec 2021

Does it Cost Money to Meet with a Lawyer?

If you have been injured in New Jersey, you can schedule a no-cost consultation with our NJ personal injury attorneys to learn more about your options.

Personal injury accidents are a leading cause of unintentional injury and death to people throughout New Jersey, resulting in significant economic and noneconomic damages for injury victims and their families. When someone is injured due to the negligence of another party, they maintain the right to file a personal injury claim for damages. At the law office of Lomurro Law, we know that one of the best ways to improve your chances of recovering the compensation award that you deserve in a personal injury claim is to hire a personal injury attorney. However, many people hesitate to hire a lawyer over fears of high costs. Here is what you need to know about the fees associated with meeting with and hiring a lawyer in Freehold.

How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge?

 Personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. This means that when a lawyer represents you, they will not charge a flat fee, which is a one-time fee for your case regardless of how much time they put into it; an hourly fee, which is a fee that is assessed based on a certain rate per hour times the number of hours that the attorney works on your case; or a retainer fee, which is a fee that is owed upfront to “retain” the lawyer’s services. Instead, a contingency fee is a fee that is contingent, or dependent upon, the outcome of your case. If your claim is successful and you recover a settlement, then you will owe the attorney a percentage of your winnings—you and your attorney will agree to this percentage at the time that you hire the attorney. If your case is unsuccessful and you do not recover a settlement, then you will not owe the attorney anything for their services. As such, the attorney representing you is not only motivated to work hard to make sure that you get a settlement, but also to get you the largest settlement possible.

What if I am Not Sure About Filing a Claim or Hiring an Attorney?

 If you are not quite ready to commit to hiring an attorney or filing a claim, that is okay—you can meet with a personal injury attorney for an initial case consultation free of charge. Most reputable personal injury lawyers, including the injury lawyers at Lomurro Law, will offer you a free case consultation without any obligation to hire the firm. Your case consultation is a great opportunity for you to ask questions about your case and the process, how the attorney works, and what you can expect in terms of a fee structure.

Schedule Your Free Case Consultation with Our Personal Injury Attorneys Today

 If you or a loved one has been injured, our personal injury lawyers at the office of Lomurro Law can help you to recover compensation for your injuries and understand your rights. To learn more about your claim, please schedule a free, no-obligation case consultation with our Freehold, NJ injury attorneys today.

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