I recently attended a traumatic brain injury support group in Sussex County, New Jersey. I had the pleasure of being their invited guest speaker for that month’s meeting. Present at the support group meeting, besides a number of survivors were their elderly family members, who in many cases served as the survivors primary care giver.
First, it is important to realize that in virtually every state in the United States, personal injury attorneys are paid on a contingency fee basis. That means you will only be charged a legal fee if the attorney is successful in obtaining a recovery for you. Under a contingency fee, the attorney will be entitled to a percentage of the recovery. In New Jersey, for instance, an attorney is entitled to 33 1/3 percent on the first $500,000.00 recovered. In a future post I will go into further detail about how contingency fees are determined as the amount of monies recovered in a suit increases. For now lets discuss things you should know about hiring a personal injury attorney.
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Stark & Stark brain injury lawyers help those who need it most. With over 28 years of experience in the area of head and brain injuries, nationally recognized attorney Bruce Stern devotes himself to obtaining the compensation their brain injured clients deserve and to providing them with personal guidance to coordinate and promote the healing…