Q: I won my personal injury case now what?
Hi! I won $178 000 in personal injury case. But there is no insurance. My lawyer closed the case and told me to contact collection lawyer or private investigator. So, I am kind of lost here. My lawyer didn’t take any money for his work since there is no money behind this judgment as he said. Defendant doesn’t have any insurance or own a home and it’s not very cooperative. How do I settle this with the defendant? I can understand monthly payments but how can I set this up? By myself? Hire someone? Who? Thank you
A: A collection attorney will likely work on contingency. That means they will only get paid if they collect and they will get a percentage of what they collect. My office regularly handles matters like this and would be happy to review the case. Please feel free to contact us to discuss this matter further. 203.870.6700
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