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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.
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