First, a contingency fee agreement will sometimes result in a lawyer being paid more money than if they paid the lawyer by the hour. However, if your lawyer takes the percentage of contingency fees before or after these costs are paid it can make a significant difference in the amount you and your attorney ultimately receive. With a mixed-schedule contingent setup, your lawyer will likely also get a percentage of the recovery in addition to the attorney's hourly rate.
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Can you negotiate total loss value?Nicole Diegidio2 minutes 9, seconds read
A vehicle is legally considered a total loss if the cost of repairs and supplemental claims is equal to or greater than 75% of fair market value, which, again, can normally be negotiated. If your car is a total loss and the insurance company accepts liability, you are obliged to pay the fair market value for the vehicle.
Truck accidents in the USA. Why are there so manyNicole Diegidio4 minutes 14, seconds read
On average, that means about 1-in-9 truckers will be involved in a crash each year. Wrecks involving large trucks often result in severe or fatal injuries.
How much is a pinched nerve worth?Nicole Diegidio1 minute 58, seconds read
There is no average agreement for cases of pinched nerves. The amount depends on the nerve that is pinched, how severe the problem is, and how it has interfered with your life.
Are accident attorneys worth it?Nicole Diegidio5 minutes 34, seconds read
In most situations, yes, having a car accident lawyer is beneficial to you if you suffered injuries from the collision. There are situations where an attorney can be helpful, and other times you will be at a great disadvantage if you try to take on your case alone.