Q: Hello, I cannot afford a lawyer, but I need one for a slip and fall case. Bayside, NY 11360
A: Good afternoon -
Personal injury attorneys work on a contingent fee basis, which means that they do not get paid a fee unless they help you obtain a successfully money recovery.
This site has helpful information with these types of claims:
A: If you are injured, most lawyers like myself who handle slip and fall cases, work on contingency, which means that you do not pay a fee unless you win or get a settlement and you do not pay up front.
A: Hi – so sorry to hear about your situation. Most attorneys will work on a contingency basis. That means that it will not cost you anything out-of-pocket. We are happy to discuss this with you further! I hope you are feeling better.
A: If you have an accident report, or were told one would be written, that would be helpful. If there were witnesses, save their contact information. As pointed out already, these cases are generally handled on a contingency basis. Therefore, it isn't really an issue whether someone can afford to pay an attorney up front. Good luck
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