Q: I did a lawsuit am recieving 35000 how much my lawyer keeps
A: That depends on a variety of factors. How much your counsel advanced in costs to prosecute your case; whether a lawsuit was filed in court which would most likely increase the attorneys fees clause provision in the contract; how much, if any the medical lien was...there may be more factors. Ask your counsel for a settlement statement when the case is finalized for a breakdown of all fees, liens and costs. State bar rules require that the client be furnished with said closing statement. Good luck.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
The retainer should outline attorney fees and reimbursement of out-of-pocket legal expenses.
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