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What are contingency fees in a personal injury case?

If you are injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries by the responsible party by filing a personal injury claim in court.  However, many accident victims are hesitant to contact an attorney to discuss a possible because they fear they will not be able to afford the attorney’s services.  In the fact of medical bills and other injury-related expenses, it is understandable to worry about paying lawyer bills, especially with the risk of potentially losing your case.  For this reason, Fayette County personal injury attorney Shane Smith provides a free initial consultation and works on a contingency fee basis for all of your personal injury cases, so you should not hesitate to consult with him regarding your accident.

 

Contingency fees are also sometimes referred to as conditional fees, meaning the attorney gets his fees on the condition that you receive a favorable result.  Contingent fees mean that attorney Shane Smith only gets paid his fees if you win your trial or receive a favorable settlement out of court.  Basically, with a contingency arrangement, you do not risk losing any additional money by filing a personal injury lawsuit.  Furthermore, this type of fee arrangement is a further incentive for your attorney to work as diligently as possible on your behalf because, otherwise, he will not get any fee.

 

Personal injury lawyer Shane Smith believes in fighting for you to receive the justice and compensation you deserve if you have been injured at the fault of another person.  Therefore, all of his personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee basis.  If you have been injured, you should not hesitate to contact the Law Offices of Shane Smith, as you have nothing to lose.  Call today at (770) 487-8999 to schedule your free consultation and discuss a possible case.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia