Q: If I get money and have to pay other people like for instance a chiropractor, would lawyer receive their 40% before?
For example say I get a settlement of $4,000 but have to pay a doctors $300. Would my lawyer take their 40% from the $4000 or $3700?
A: Typically attorney's fees will come out of the gross settlement figure before other deductions, but you should refer to the written fee agreement you probably signed when the case began.
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