Contingency Fees: File a Claim with No Upfront Costs
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on May 28, 2010 in Personal Injury
When someone is injured because of someone else's negligence, recklessness or even intentional conduct, there is suddenly much to deal with for that person who didn't ask for any of these new problems. Most people would immediately consider the possibility of filing an Arizona personal injury lawsuit if such an incident took place, but unfortunately many people either hesitate to get this process started or do not take the step of contacting an Phoenix personal injury lawyer at all because they assume that they cannot afford legal help. Fortunately, there are options for anyone who has been wrongfully injured by someone else, and these options are described below.
Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyers Can Work on a Contingency Fee Basis
Fortunately, Arizona law allows personal injury lawyers to work on behalf of clients on a contingency fee basis. What this means is that the client pays nothing up front in terms of legal fees and only pays any legal fees at all if the Arizona personal injury lawyer handling the matter secures a positive result for that injured client. A positive result means that either a settlement is obtained or a verdict is won if the case goes to trial. Any Arizona personal injury lawyer who understands this process will explain what these percentages will be before getting started on a matter.
The Arizona personal injury lawyers at Phillips Law Group all believe that lack of up front money should never be a bar to justice in personal injury situations. In fact, working on a contingency fee basis means that the attorneys at the firm decide which cases to handle based on the merits of the case instead of a client's ability to pay. Arizona law does require clients to ultimately pay for the costs of litigation that include witness fees and the like, but Phillips Law Group does not require these fees to be paid until the matter is completed. In addition, while no Arizona personal injury lawyer can ever guarantee a result ahead of time, the experience that the attorneys at Phillips Law Group possess allows them to clearly explain to clients what they should expect before moving forward.
Therefore, if you or someone you love has been injured by someone else, do not let your bank account decide whether or not you should pursue justice. The Arizona personal injury lawyers at Phillips Law Group will work on a contingency fee basis in many cases, so contact the firm today to schedule a free initial consultation so you can make a sound decision regarding how you should proceed.