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If you have been injured in an accident, and you want to hire a personal injury lawyer to get the maximum compensation possible, you are probably wondering how much it will cost to hire a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury attorney works on a contingency fee, which means:
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Hello, my name is attorney Frank Penny, and this is the Legal Minute. What does a personal injury attorney charge? A personal injury attorney works on a contingency fee. Meaning the lawyer only gets paid if there’s a settlement or a judgment. The typical fee percentage is one-third of the settlement if obtained before the courts are involved. The fee percentage for minors 25 percent. If there is no settlement amount, then there is no fee.
A negligence-based lawsuit against a school can have unique complications, depending on the type of institution it is. Overall, teachers, school administrators, and other staff have a “duty of care,” meaning they must take reasonable steps to avoid and prevent circumstances likely to cause personal injury to a student. Some reasons you might want to […]
In February of this year, a bill was introduced by Assembly Member Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) that would have it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in “motorcycle profiling.” The successful passing of this bill likely would have had a significant impact on future California motorcycle accident cases. Co-authored by Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin (D-South San […]
Laws about whether or not you can file a lawsuit against a school vary from state to state. In California you certainly can, but first you must file a Notice of Claim within six months of the date of injury. School districts are government entities and as such are protected by what is known as […]