Legal Toolkit Pennsylvania Injury and Accidents

What to Expect About Injury and Accidents

a

Injury and Accident attorneys will typically charge on a "contingency" basis which means they will take a percentage of the final monetary award in your case.

b

Keep in mind that although an attorney mad advertise as charging their fee on a contingency basis, you will still likely have to pay for court costs and other expenses.

c

Attorneys charge for expenses incurred on behalf of clients. These expenses typically include copying charges, long-distance phone charges, postage, faxes, court filing fees, the cost of court reporters, expert witness fees, medical report fees, and other expenses associated with handling your case.

d

Attorneys are required to provide clients with a written fee agreement. Fee agreements help to clarify what you will be charged for, when you are expected to pay your invoices, and what you should do if you have a concern about fees.