Wichita, KS asked in Consumer Law for Kansas

Q: Is my case most likely going to yield a large settlement?

Not to go into too much detail.. but I am pursuing a lawsuit against a vape company for a severe diagnosis; I have done almost everything I need to do on my end before I sign the contingency agreement; the last step is to have a doctor that the lawyer works with examine me to confirm the diagnosis. To do so, the law firm is sending me on an all-expenses-paid trip to a very nice location to see the doctor. If they are willing to put up that kind of funding up front, am I to assume I have a solid case? And that the eventual settlement would be sizable?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is a question that a plaintiff naturally wonders about in any case - what will the settlement or jury verdict be? Your attorney could have a better idea of the value of the case once discovery has been completed and it is ready for the trial calendar. At that point, or possibly sooner, attorneys could discuss figures. The fact that your attorney took the case on a contingency basis shows that she or he has a decent level of confidence that the investment of litigation (which is costly) would be worth the effort. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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