Bayside, NY asked in Personal Injury for New York

Q: Hello, I cannot afford a lawyer, but I need one for a slip and fall case. Bayside, NY 11360

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Anthony A. Ferrante
Anthony A. Ferrante
Answered
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in New York

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:

https://newyorkslipandfall.com/

Good luck!

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Michael H. Joseph
Michael H. Joseph
Answered
  • White Plains, NY
  • Licensed in New York

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.

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Jonathan Bradford Ripps
Jonathan Bradford Ripps
Answered
  • New City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

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.

Jon

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

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

Tim Akpinar

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