Beckley, WV asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for West Virginia

Q: Wrongful death. The settlement wasn't the agreed amount. Do I still have to pay 33% to lawyer.

My dads wrongful death settlement. Lawyer told me not to come to the hearing. Only ended up getting $17,000. And then only 11,000 after lawyer fees.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Not sure as to the amount. Fee for a recovery of $17 to you sounds about right.

As tothe amount ot the settlement, understand what the total was, then ask a West Virginia Trial Lawyers Assn member about it.

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