Asked in Personal Injury for Illinois

Q: why does it cost 92,000 dollars for a lawyer

Your gross settlement is 230,00,00

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Without seeing your file, one could only make general guesses about funds in your case. Only your attorney could answer meaningfully. Although roughly one-third is a commonly used contingency fee in many places, it could depend on the terms of your retainer. Additionally, your case could involve liens. This can arise in workers' comp cases. Liens could also arise where private insurers want their money back for medical services that were accident-related. There could be fees for expert medical testimony. There could be other types of liens or fees as well. These are only general guesses. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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